Anniversary of SPECTRE Royal World Premiere [2015]

October 26th, 2018 by

The Royal World Premiere of SPECTRE, Daniel Craig’s fourth Bond movie, took place at London’s Royal Albert Hall on 26th October 2015. Cast and crew were in attendance to walk the red carpet, as well as dozens of Bond fans from around the world. The approach to the Royal Albert Hall was spectacularly decorated in a Mexican theme, […]

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Birthday of production designer Dennis Gassner [1948]

October 22nd, 2018 by

Dennis Gassner, who was production designer on Quantum of Solace (2008), Skyfall (2012) and SPECTRE (2015), was born in Vancouver on 22nd October 1948.

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Birthday of Andrew Scott from SPECTRE [1976]

October 21st, 2018 by

Andrew Scott, who played Max Denbigh in SPECTRE (2015) was born in Dublin on 21st October 1976.

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Birthday of composer Thomas Newman [1955]

October 20th, 2018 by

Composer Thomas Newman, brought into the 007 fold by Sam Mendes for Skyfall, was born on 20th October 1955 in Los Angeles, replacing house composer David Arnold. Newman has a long history with Mendes, scoring the director’s first feature film American Beauty, followed by Road to Perdition, Jarhead and Revolutionary Road and has many more feature […]

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Birthday of actor Donald Pleasence [1919]

October 5th, 2018 by

Actor Donald Pleasence, who played SPECTRE leader Ernst Stavro Blofeld in You Only Live Twice, was born on 5th October 1919 in Nottinghamshire. During his long and distinguished career, Pleasence appeared in dozens of films, including Look Back in Anger, The Great Escape, George Lucas’s early science fiction film THX 1138 and was awarded the OBE […]

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Birthday of Christoph Waltz from SPECTRE [1956]

October 4th, 2018 by

Christoph Waltz, who played Ernst Stavro Blofeld in SPECTRE (2015), was born in Vienna on 4th October 1956.

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Birthday of SPECTRE cinematographer Hoyte Van Hoytema [1971]

October 4th, 2018 by

Hoyte Van Hoytema, who was the cinematographer on SPECTRE (2015), was born in Switzerland on 4th October 1971.

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Birthday of Monica Bellucci [1964]

September 30th, 2018 by

Monica Bellucci, who played Lucia Sciarra in SPECTRE (2015) was born in Citta di Castello in Italy on 30th September 1964.

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Birthday of screenwriter John Logan [1961]

September 24th, 2018 by

John Logan, who contributed to the scripts of Skyfall (2012) and SPECTRE (2015) was born in San Diego on 24th September 1961.

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Birthday of 007 screenwriter Robert Wade [1962]

September 16th, 2018 by

Robert Wade, who with writing partner Neal Purvis has worked on each Bond film since The World Is Not Enough (1999, with Bruce Feirstein), was born in South Wales on 16th September 1961. Following their work on Skyfall it was announced that the screen writing duo were retiring from the Bond films. However, they were hired to work on […]

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