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Simon West: Time Is Right For An Alternative James Bond

Simon West thinks there is a gap in the market for a new British action hero who is ''darker'' than James Bond and he hopes his movie 'Stratton' will fill the void.The 56-year-old filmmaker has...

Halle Berry Relished Playing Heroic Mother In Kidnap

Halle Berry loved playing an heroic mother in 'Kidnap'.The 50-year-old actress - who has a nine-year-old daughter called Nahla and a three-year-old son called Maceo - stars as a mother whose son is snatched from...

Helen Mirren Says She's Too Old For Bond Role

Dame Helen Mirren thinks she's ''too old'' to be a female James Bond.The 72-year-old actress has admitted she would have relished the role in her younger years, but she no longer considers herself to be...

Halle Berry: James Bond Should Be A Man

Halle Berry doesn't think there should ever be a female James Bond.The 50-year-old former Bond girl has joined the debate about casting a woman in the role of the iconic British spy but, for her,...

Pierce Brosnan Talks Return To 'Fertile And Robust' Television Landscape

The actor, who starred on NBC spy drama Remington Steele in the '80s, will next be seen in AMC’s The Son, which premieres on the cable network on 8 April (17).It will be the former...

Paul Greengrass Won't Direct Bond

The British filmmaker is well versed in the spy genre, and is the man behind three of the Bourne films. Matt Damon has recently been talking about how he prefers his Jason Bourne character to...

Ian Fleming's Letters Up For Auction

The notes, which were sent in 1959, refer to Pussy Galore, a character form the author's novel Goldfinger, and answer a query about the book's cliffhanger ending. Fleming's 1959 novel depicted Galore...

Pierce Brosnan: My Version Of James Bond Was Less Sexist

Pierce Brosnan thinks his version of James Bond was less ''sexist and misogynistic'' than earlier incarnations.The 62-year-old actor - who starred as the iconic secret agent in four films, from 1995 to 2002 - has...

David Oyelowo Voices James Bond Audiobook

David Oyelowo will voice James Bond in forthcoming thriller 'Trigger Mortis'. The Shakespearian actor will be the first black actor to play 007 and while it is for the audiobook rather than on-screen, it's a...

Colin Firth Accepted Kingsman Role 'Without Looking At The Script'

Colin Firth accepted a role in 'Kingsman: The Secret Service' without seeing the script.The Academy Award-winning actor starred in the Matthew Vaughn-directed action comedy movie and has revealed he took minimal persuasion to accept the...

Bond Villain Yaphet Kotto: '007 Will Never Be Black'

The actor played James Bond's nemesis Dr. Kananga/Mr. Big opposite Sir Roger Moore in 1973's Live and Let Die, and he has now waded into a debate sparked by his former co-star over...

Honor Blackman: Daniel Craig Is Better Bond Than Connery

Honor Blackman thinks Daniel Craig is a better James Bond than Sir Sean Connery. The 89-year-old actress played Bond girl Pussy Galore opposite Connery in 1964 film 'Goldfinger' but for her Craig has brought more...

Richard Kiel Dies Aged 74

Richard Kiel has died aged 74.The actor, who is known for playing the metal-toothed villain Jaws in the James Bond movies 'The Spy Who Loved Me' (1977) and 'Moonraker' (1979), sadly passed away on Wednesday...

Dominic Cooper Liked Filming Kinky Scenes

British actor Dominic Cooper enjoyed filming aggressive sex scenes with co-star Lara Pulver in his new Ian Fleming biopic.In Tv series Fleming, Cooper portrays the James Bond author over several decades of his life and...

Dominic Cooper Dodged Glass Horror On Fleming Shoot

British actor Dominic Cooper was almost hit by a glass when co-star Lara Pulver threw it at his head while filming their Ian Fleming biopic.The two actors star in Fleming, with Cooper portraying the James...

Harry Styles Enjoys Goldeneye Break With Gary Barlow And James Corden

Harry Styles, Gary Barlow and James Corden enjoyed a break at Ian Fleming's old Goldeneye home.The late author penned many of James Bond's spy adventures at the Jamaican property, and the British trio took the...

Ian Fleming's James Bond Movie Note Up For Auction

A secret memo from James Bond creator Ian Fleming outlining his ideas for the first 007 movie is to be sold at auction.The note, sent to playwright Jack Whittingham in 1958, suggests producers should source...

Dominic Cooper: 'Ian Fleming Biopic Will Be Sensationalised'

Actor Dominic Cooper and the producers of a new Ian Fleming biopic have warned James Bond fans their portrayal of the author will be "sexed up" when it airs next year (14).The Mamma Mia! actor...

Duncan Jones Quits Fleming Biopic - Report

David Bowie's filmmaker son Duncan Jones has reportedly quit the much-anticipated Ian Fleming biopic.Reports suggest The Moon director has been forced to walk away from the film chronicling the James Bond creator's life due to...

Helen Flanagan For The Next Bond Girl?

Helen Flanagan in in talks to become the next Bond girl.The 23-year-old actress recently met with casting directors in Los Angeles do discuss the part after they were impressed with her ''great figure'' and screen...

Daniel Day Lewis Wanted For 007 Role

Daniel Day Lewis is wanted for the role of James Bond.The Oscar-winning actor is being eyed by author William Boyd, who claims he would be perfect to play the MI6 agent in a film adaption...

Daniel Day-lewis The Next Bond? 'Lincoln' Actor Is Hot Favourite After Being Hand-picked By Author

Actor Daniel Day-Lewis is rumoured to succeed Daniel Craig as the new James Bond after the author of the latest Bond books picked him out as having the perfect look. The interesting choice for the...

Title Of New James Bond Movie: 'Devil May Care'?

The Sun's Bizarre has reported that the new James Bond movie, and follow-on from this year's enormously successful Skyfall, will be titled Devil May Care after Sebastian Faulk's 2008 novel which was written to celebrate...

James Bond 24 Will Be Named Devil May Care

The next 'James Bond' movie will be called 'Devil May Care'.The sequel to last year's 'Skyfall' will see Daniel Craig return as the fictional British spy, while director Sam Mendes has confirmed his return to...

Dominic Cooper Has Real Life Need For Speed

Dominic Cooper loves fast cars.The 34-year-old actor is currently filming the big-screen adaptation of video game 'Need for Speed' - which follows a street racer who leaves prison and seeks revenge against the wealthy businessman...

Beach Boys, Madness And Paloma Faith To Headline Henley Festival

The Beach Boys, Madness and Paloma Faith have been announced as headliners at the 2013 Henley Festival.The 'California Girls' band are set to kick off the festivities in the quaint town in South Oxfordshire, England,...

New Addition To James Bond Books Series Confirmed

The James Bond films are one of the most famous movie franchises in the world, but some forget that they were – initially at least – among one of the most successful book adaptations in...

Will The Six Spies 'Bond' At The Oscars?

It's less than two weeks until the most prestigious movie awards ceremony - the Academy Awards -takes place on February 24th 2013 and rumours are flying around everywhere about alleged appearances. One of the biggest...

Dominic Cooper To Play Ian Fleming

Mamma Mia! star Dominic Cooper is to play James Bond creator Ian Fleming in a new Tv show.The British actor will take on the lead role in Fleming, a new series based on the author...

Rare James Bond Manuscript Heading To Auction

A rare James Bond manuscript featuring hand-written corrections by author Ian Fleming is going under the hammer in London later this month (Dec12).Fleming gifted the copy of Diamonds Are Forever, which was made into a...

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