SPECTRE

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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Naomie Harris awarded OBE

January 2nd, 2017 by

The Miss Moneypenny actress has been recognised for her services to drama in the New Year Honours List. Naomie Harris was one of several actors recognised in the New Year Honours List announced last week. Harris, who played Eve Moneypenny in Skyfall and SPECTRE, is to be awarded an OBE for services to drama. Two […]

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Birthday of Ralph Fiennes [1962]

December 22nd, 2016 by

Ralph Fiennes, who played Mallory (later M) in Skyfall and SPECTRE was born in Ipswich on 22nd December 1962. Photo: Ralph Fiennes retouched by Regiznawz. Licensed under CC BY 3.0.

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Rare 007 posters in late November auction

November 7th, 2016 by

A collection of four posters featuring Sean Connery as 007 are to be auctioned later this month by Bonhams. The lot numbers for these posters are 819 (Dr No), 820 (Goldfinger), 821 (Thunderball) and 822 (From Russia With Love). The latter two are from Italy. Also up for auction are a Tom Ford suit worn […]

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Anniversary of SPECTRE Royal World Premiere [2015]

October 26th, 2016 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, 2016 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, 2016 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, 2016 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, 2016 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, 2016 by

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

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