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The Greatest Roger Moore Anecdote You Will Ever Read


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The death of such an iconic actor as Roger Moore is always a tragedy, but he certainly left the world a lot of happy memories with his portrayal of James Bond. But there is one person in the world who perhaps has the greatest memory of Roger Moore in action.

Roger Moore pictured outside the ITV studiosRoger Moore pictured outside the ITV studios

When London writer Marc Haynes met the 'Live and Let Die' star in 1983 at the age of just 7-years-old, he had no idea how significant a moment it would be. He was with his grandfather in Nice airport when he spotted the actor reading a newspaper at the departure gate.

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Is James Bond Next On Charlie Hunnam's Hit List?


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Could Charlie Hunnam go from King Arthur to James Bond as his next professional step up? He certainly seems up for the role as the lothario British spy, though he confesses that he hasn't actually been in talks about the part as of yet. But there's still time.

Charlie Hunnam at the 'King Arthur' premiereCharlie Hunnam at the 'King Arthur' premiere

Following his titular stint in Guy Ritchie's 'King Arthur: Legend of the Sword', Charlie Hunnam is setting his sights on big cinematic franchises. He appeared on 'Late Night with Conan O'Brien' to address rumours that he could be the next 007. 

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Tom Hiddleston "Too Smug" To Play James Bond, According To Producers


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The seemingly interminable speculation about who is set to become the next James Bond actor have taken another turn, with the revelation that Tom Hiddleston stands little chance of landing the part because, according to a producer, he’s “too smug”.

Bond chief Barbara Broccoli is reportedly not enamoured with the idea of The Night Manager actor Hiddleston, 35, playing 007 in the future, according to a new report by the New York Post’s Page Six.

“Barbara Broccoli doesn’t like Tom Hiddleston, he’s a bit too smug and not tough enough to play James Bond," a source told the publication on Wednesday (April 5th).

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Lulu Thinks She And Madonna Recorded The Worst Bond Themes


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Lulu has admitted that her 1974 theme for James Bond movie The Man With The Golden Gun was one of the worst ever, but she’s in good company.

The 68-year-old singer said that while her theme was one of the worst recorded for the film series, Madonna’s 2002 offering ‘Die Another Day’ was equally awful. 

LuluLulu says that she and Madonna recorded the worst Bond themes

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Brutal 'Spectre' Scenes Make It The Most Complained About Film Of 2015


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Movies aren't always given a rating that the public agrees with. The most recent James Bond flick, 'Spectre', is one such example, with its 12A certification having been contested more than any other film in the UK last year for the film's gruesome depictions of torture and other violent scenes.

SpectreSpectre receives 40 complaints for violent scenes

'Spectre' has officially been labelled 2015's most complained about movie according to UK censors the British Board of Film Classification. Among some of the parts that have upset viewers is a scene featuring someone getting their eyes gouged out, as well as a bit where Christoph Waltz's character Blofeld is drilling into Daniel Craig's Bond's head.

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Movie Of The Day: 'Goldfinger' Starring Sean Connery


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While everyone's busy wondering who might takeover Daniel Craig as James Bond (Gillian Anderson is now a serious frontrunner, at least according to her fans), we're taking the chance to contemplate our favourite 007 of all time. Because no-one says 'Shaken, not stirred' quite like Sean Connery.

Sean ConnerySean Connery will always be James Bond to us

The lead actor... Sean Connery is a Scottish actor who became the first ever James Bond with 1962's 'Dr. No'. As well as 'Goldfinger', he also did 'From Russia with Love', 'Thunderball', 'You Only Live Twice', 'Diamonds Are Forever' and 'Never Say Never Again'. Plus, he's an Academy Award winner having landed best actor for 1987's gangster flick 'The Untouchables'.

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Aston Martin DB5, James Bond , Goldfinger - Three Aston Martin sports cars including the DB5 from Goldfinger and the DB10 from Spectre on display in Harrods. at Harrods, Knightsbridge - London, United Kingdom - Wednesday 13th January 2016

Aston Martin Db5, James Bond and Goldfinger
Aston Martin Db5, James Bond and Goldfinger
Aston Martin Db5, James Bond and Goldfinger
Aston Martin Db5, James Bond and Goldfinger
Aston Martin Db10, James Bond and Spectre
Aston Martin Db10, James Bond and Spectre

Rough And Ready: Danny Dyer Plus 10 More Unlikely Future James Bonds


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After a rather lukewarm critical reception in comparison to its predecessor, 'Spectre' has left us feeling that the whole James Bond franchise could do with shaking up a bit. And what better way to do that than getting Danny Dyer on board? (Don't answer that.)

Danny DyerDanny Dyer wants to inject some working class charisma into the role

The 'Eastenders' star is willing after all, revealing to The Sun that he's seriously considering applying for the role when Daniel Craig leaves. 'I'd love to do the Bond. Bring something different to the Bond, you know what I mean?' He said. 'Bit of charisma. A working class Bond.'

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Pierce Brosnan Wasn't Very Impressed By 'Spectre'


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Although it came out to an initial flurry of five-star reviews, the latest James Bond flick Spectre has experienced something of a critical backlash in the last fortnight or so. Former 007 actor Pierce Brosnan has become the latest to add his voice to those complaints, describing the movie as “too long”.

Giving an interview to entertainment website HitFix, 62 year old Brosnan admitted that he felt slightly let down by the 24th Bond movie. “I was looking forward to it enormously,” he said. “I thought it was too long. The story was kind of weak — it could have been condensed. It kind of went on too long. It really did.”

The actor, who portrayed the iconic British spy in four movies between 1995 and 2002, argued that it wasn’t distinctive enough and felt rather too much like the Bourne franchise.

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'Spectre' Smashes UK Opening Week Box Office Records With Ease


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'Spectre' breaks box office records with over £40 million ($60 million) in takings from its first week - and that's just in the UK! With numbers like that, it's particularly hard to believe Daniel Craig is considering leaving the franchise of his own accord.

James Bond - Spectre'Spectre' is predictably a record breaker

Unsurprisingly, the hotly anticipated new James Bond film has spectacularly surpassed the success of predecessor 'Skyfall' on its opening day, taking in a record-breaking £6.3 million to 'Skyfall''s £6.2 million ($9.6 million). But now it's broken the record for the highest takings at the UK box office in the first week, beating Alfonso Cuarón's 2004 film 'Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban'.

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If James Bond Were A Woman She'd Be Any Of These Ladies


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Since Daniel Craig firmly stated that he didn't want to do another James Bond film after 'Spectre', suggestions have been flying all over the place about who it could be next. Will Idris Elba become the first black 007? Or will it embrace the talents of Tom Hardy or Tom Hiddleston? But what if was a woman?

Ok, so feminism aside, it's a firmly held idea that Bond should continue to be a male. For a start, you'd have to change the name - how many ladies do you know called James? (Apart from Blake Lively's daughter, of course). But if you erase the tradition of him being a man, you might as well erase all the other Bond conventions; the gadgets, the fast cars, the womanising etc. But, turning pop culture upside for a moment, if James Bond WERE a woman - who would she be?

Emily BluntEmily Blunt displayed some I-work-for-the-government skills in 'Sicario'

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Sculptor Bradley Simms is pictured working on the wax figure sculpt of Pierce Brosnan, as Madame Tussauds London announces it will bring together all six Bonds for the first time in October. Brosnan played 007 four times appearing first in 1995’s GoldenEye , he is featured as he appeared in the 1997 film TOMORROW NEVER DIES. - Madame Tussauds London today announced it is bringing together wax figures of ALL SIX James Bonds for the very first time this October, with five completely new wax 007s joining the existing figure of Daniel Craig. To coincide with the release of Albert R. Broccoli's EON Productions, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios, and Sony Pictures Entertainment's SPECTRE, the line-up of Connery, Lazenby, Moore, Dalton, Brosnan and Craig will appear at the legendary London attraction for a limited time only, before embarking on a tour of Madame Tussauds' worldwide. This unique experience, created in close collaboration with EON Productions, will give fans an opportunity to stand side by side with all six Bonds - in the same place, at the same time. Guests are invited to see how they measure up to each 007, pose with their favourite and take a stand out profile picture. Each of these new wax figures will be featured in a classic 007 dinner suit, designed by Oscar® winning costume designer Lindy Hemming, based on the original costume. The Madame Tussauds team already had access to measurements of Craig, Connery, Moore, Dalton and Brosnan from previous figures featured at the attraction but needed George Lazenby's to complete the picture. The star of On Her Majesty's Secret Service was happy to oblige and gave the artists a sitting in LA in February. "The kind of information we can gather at a sitting is hugely beneficial, even at a different time period to the figure we are creating," commented Stephen Mansfield, one of the Principle Sculptors on the project. "George was extremely entertaining and generous and we gathered an entire catalogue of measurements, photographs and footage. We are using those along with references from the film to create what we hope will be an authentic and lifelike figure." General Manager of Madame Tussauds London, Edward Fuller, is delighted to be hosting the line up on the first leg of their world tour. He commented, "It's very at Madame Tussauds - London, United Kingdom - Friday 24th July 2015

Pierce Brosnan, As Madame Tussauds London Announces It Will Bring Together All Six Bonds For The First Time In October. Brosnan Played 007 Four Times Appearing First In 1995’s Goldeneye and Tomorrow Never Dies
Pierce Brosnan, As Madame Tussauds London Announces It Will Bring Together All Six Bonds For The First Time In October. Brosnan Played 007 Four Times Appearing First In 1995’s Goldeneye and Tomorrow Never Dies
Pierce Brosnan, As Madame Tussauds London Announces It Will Bring Together All Six Bonds For The First Time In October. Brosnan Played 007 Four Times Appearing First In 1995’s Goldeneye and Tomorrow Never Dies
Pierce Brosnan, As Madame Tussauds London Announces It Will Bring Together All Six Bonds For The First Time In October. Brosnan Played 007 Four Times Appearing First In 1995’s Goldeneye and Tomorrow Never Dies

James Bond, M and Madame Tussauds Monday 29th October 2012

James Bond, M and Madame Tussauds
James Bond, M and Madame Tussauds
James Bond, M and Madame Tussauds
James Bond, M and Madame Tussauds
James Bond, M and Madame Tussauds
James Bond, M and Madame Tussauds

A Stainless, L, Omega Seamaster Professional, Planet Ocean, Daniel Craig, James Bond, Quantum and Solace. Estiamate - A Stainless steel Omega Seamaster Professional "Planet Ocean" (L)wristwatch worn by Daniel Craig as James Bond in Quantum of Solace. Estiamate £6000-8000. 50 Years of James Bond - Press View at Christie's London, South Kensington Saleroom An automatic Seamaster Professional 'Planet Ocean' wristwatch by Omega, worn by Daniel Craig in Skyfall. Estimate £6000-8000. Friday 28th September 2012

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A, La Perla, Daniel Craig and Casino Royale. Estimate
A, La Perla, Daniel Craig and Casino Royale. Estimate
A, La Perla, Daniel Craig and Casino Royale. Estimate

Tuuli Shipster and James Bond Tuesday 27th May 2008 The launch of the new James Bond novel 'Devil May Care' held at 50 St James' - Arrivals London, England

Tuuli Shipster and James Bond
Tuuli Shipster and James Bond
Tuuli Shipster and James Bond
Tuuli Shipster and James Bond
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