SPECTRE

Birthday of Sam Mendes [1965]

August 1st, 2017 by

Sam Mendes, who directed Skyfall and SPECTRE, was born in Reading on 1st August 1965. Mendes made his name directing stage productions, which he continues to do today, and in 1999 directed his first film, American Beauty. Since then he has directed Road to Perdition (2002) with Daniel Craig, Jarhead (2005), Revolutionary Road (2008) and Away We Go (2009), […]

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007 installation coming to Sölden this winter

July 26th, 2017 by

A new James Bond cinematic installation is coming soon to Sölden, the Austrian town where scenes from SPECTRE were shot. A unique James Bond cinematic installation will open this winter at the top of the Gaislachkogl Mountain next to the ICE Q Restaurant in Sölden. The iconic location was used in SPECTRE as the Hoffler […]

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Birthday of Léa Seydoux from SPECTRE [1985]

July 1st, 2017 by

Léa Seydoux, who played Madeleine Swann in SPECTRE (2015) was born in Paris on 1st July 1985.

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Birthday of Mr White actor Jesper Christensen [1948]

May 16th, 2017 by

Jesper Christensen, who played Mr White in the James Bond films Casino Royale, Quantum of Solace and the forthcoming SPECTRE, was born in Copenhagen on 16th May 1948.

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Happy Birthday Daniel Craig

March 2nd, 2017 by

Daniel Craig was born on 2nd March 1968 in Chester, born to an art teacher and a pub landlord. His acting career began when he was six years old, when he performed in school plays, but became involved in serious acting through the Everyman Theatre in Liverpool and moved to London aged 16 to join the National […]

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Birthday of Stephanie Sigman from SPECTRE [1987]

February 28th, 2017 by

Stephanie Sigman, who played Estrella in SPECTRE (2015) was born in Obregon, Mexico on 28th February 1987.

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The Brother that Bothers

February 22nd, 2017 by

Guest writer Nicolás Suszczyk revisits SPECTRE and looks at the relationship between 007 and a rebooted Blofeld. More than a year has passed since SPECTRE, the latest James Bond film, was released. To many people it was fantastic; tough to some others it was rather disappointing. Bond fans didn’t reach the consensus of – let’s […]

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Birthday of Rory Kinnear [1978]

February 17th, 2017 by

Rory Kinnear, who has played Bill Tanner since Quantum of Solace (2008) was born in London on 17th February 1978. With his early career focused on stage work with the Royal Shakespeare Company and the Royal National Theatre, Kinnear’s movie break came with Daniel Craig’s second outing as 007, the role for which is is best known. Photo: Rory […]

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Purvis & Wade talk Bond

January 25th, 2017 by

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Long-time Bond scribes Neal Purvis and Robert Wade talked Bond in an interview about the forthcoming BBC drama SS-GB. The pair, who first joined the Bond family with Tomorrow Never Dies (1997) and who were drafted in to address SPECTRE’s script problems, wrote the five-part mini-series based on Len Deighton’s 1976 novel. The book is […]

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Birthday of Dave Bautista from SPECTRE [1969]

January 18th, 2017 by

Dave Bautista, who played Mr Hinx in SPECTRE (2015), was born in Washington DC on 18th January 1969.

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