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Ben Whishaw Set To Star In Freddie Mercury Biopic

James Bond star Ben Whishaw is set to star as Queen's Freddie Mercury in an upcoming biopic.Ali G star Sacha Baron Cohen had initially been picked to play the flamboyant rock icon, but pulled out...

Movie Executive's Long Lunch Cost Columbia Pictures James Bond Franchise

Former United Artists head of production David Picker has revealed an ill-timed lunch date landed him the James Bond franchise in 1961.Movie mogul Cubby Broccoli had scored the film rights to author Ian Fleming's spy...

Is William Boyd's Drinking, Smoking James Bond, Michael Fassbender?

William Boyd, the acclaimed novelist who has penned the latest James Bond novel Solo, says he had no intention of watering down Ian Fleming's best loved character and insists his 007 is still a heavy...

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 Will Not Play James Bond. And William Boyd Never Said It.

The internet went into overdrive yesterday with news that three-times Oscar winner and the greatest actor on the planet, Daniel Day-Lewis, would play 007 himself, James Bond. Ok, so there wasn't anything like confirmation, but...

New James Bond Book 'Solo' Unveiled With A Few Noticeable Differences

James Bond is given a new lease of life in the next instalment of the spy franchise as the latest book 'Solo' was revealed at a London's Dorchester Hotel on Tuesday 24th September.William Boyd changes...

'Solo' Author William Boyd Touts Daniel Day-lewis For James Bond

British novelist William Boyd launched the latest James Bond novel at London's Dorchester Hotel on Wednesday (September 25, 2013). The book, called Solo, sees a 45-year-old Bond travel to worn-torn Africa in the late 1960s.William...

Dame Judi Dench Says Acting Has Got Harder With Age

Dame Judi Dench finds acting harder as she gets older. The 78-year-old screen star doesn't find it easy to learn her lines as she advances in age and can no longer absorb a script simply...

Eddie Kidd Speaks Out Over Wife's Abuse

Former James Bond stuntman Eddie Kidd has spoken for the first time about his estranged wife's assault conviction, insisting he spent years suffering the most "humiliating" and "shameful" abuse at the hands of his partner.Samantha...

James Bond's Submarine Car Sells For $825,000 At Auction

James Bond's submarine car from the film The Spy Who Loved Me has sold at auction in London for $825,000 (£550,000).The vehicle, which Roger Moore drove as 007, went under the hammer on Monday (09Sep13)....

James Bond Lotus Submarine Car From ‘The Spy Who Loved Me’ Up For Auction For The First Time Ever

James Bond fans could be able to own a mouth-watering piece of Bond memorabilia as long as they aren't afraid to splash their cash.The Lotus submarine car used in 'The Spy Who Loved Me' is...

One Direction Big In U.k., But Not Bigger Than Bond

Two weeks ago, British bookmakers Ladbrokes were offering 4-1 odds that the concert documentary, One Direction: This Is Us, featuring the boy band One Direction, would break the British box-office record of $160 million set...

Daniel Craig's Obscene Gesture To Snapper

James Bond star Daniel Craig lost his rag and flipped his middle finger at a snapper when he was photographed out and about in New York this week (beg26Aug13).The notoriously private 007 actor tried to...

One Direction Film Set To Topple Box-office Record

ritish bookmakers Ladbrokes are offering 4-1 odds that a concert documentary, This Is Us, featuring the boy band One Direction, will break the British box-office record of $160 million set by the James Bond movie...

James Bond Assistant Director Dies

David C. Anderson, an assistant director on three classic James Bond movies, has died, aged 72.Anderson, who had battled cancer, passed away after a short illness in Richmond, England, on 4 August (13), according to...

Danny Boyle Pays Tribute To Olympic James Bond Stuntman

Danny Boyle has paid a touching tribute to the tragic British stuntman who parachuted into the 2012 London Olympics Opening Ceremony as James Bond after he was killed in an accident.Mark Sutton, 42, died when...

Microsoft To Produce Tv Shows For Xbox

Microsoft is stepping up its competition with Netflix and Amazon to create original online entertainment principally aimed at users of its Xbox game console. The London Financial Times reported today (Thursday) that Microsoft has agreed...

Olympic James Bond Stuntman Dies

The British stuntman who thrilled billions of viewers around the world by jumping out of a helicopter as James Bond during the 2012 London Olympics opening ceremony has been killed in an accident.Mark Sutton, 41,...

Ben Whishaw Confirms He Is Gay. And Married. So There.

Ben Whishaw, the British actor who began his role as gadget guru Q in the latest James Bond movie Skyfall, has confirmed he is gay and married to boyfriend Mark Bradshaw. Whishaw, 32, tied the...

Eddie Kidd's Wife Jailed

The estranged wife of paralysed former James Bond stuntman Eddie Kidd has been jailed for five months after she admitted assaulting the wheelchair-bound star.Samantha Kidd, 44, was arrested in 2012 over allegations she attacked her...

John Travolta Wants Bond Role

Hollywood actor John Travolta is hoping for a role opposite Daniel Craig in the next James Bond movie as he has long dreamed of playing a villain in the 007 franchise.The Grease star admits he...

Daniel Craig Interviews Thom Yorke

James Bond star Daniel Craig has turned journalist to interview Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke for a new magazine article.Craig, a self-confessed Radiohead fan, chatted to Yorke over the phone for America's Interview magazine and he...

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...

Idris Elba: 'Bond Role Is Just A Rumour'

British actor Idris Elba has spoken out to dismiss growing speculation he will replace Daniel Craig as the next James Bond.Current 007 Craig has a five-picture deal with Bond bosses and is expected to step...

Sam Mendes Will Direct Daniel Craig In 24th James Bond Film

Director Sam Mendes will be directing the next James Bond movie. The film is due to be released in 2015. The Skyfall director will work with Daniel Craig, who will be reprising his role as...

Sam Mendes Returning To Direct Next James Bond Film

Sam Mendes is returning to the director's chair for the follow-up to his hit James Bond epic Skyfall.Mendes insisted he would not be back for the 24th film in the 007 franchise after the 2012...

Rory Kinnear: 'I Am Not Doctor Who'

James Bond star Rory Kinnear has disappointed Doctor Who fans by dispelling rumours linking him to the lead role in the sci-fi Tv show.A number of actors have been tipped to take over from Matt...

Pierce Brosnan Was Desperate To Help Cancer-stricken Daughter

James Bond star Pierce Brosnan tried everything in his power to help his cancer-stricken daughter in the last years of her life, according to a close family friend.Charlotte Brosnan passed away on 28 June (13)...

Steve Carell Eyeing James Bond Baddie Role

Actor Steve Carell is keen to shed his good guy image to play a James Bond villain.The funnyman is famed for his hapless roles in movies such as The 40 Year Old Virgin, Date Night,...

Harry Potter Vs. James Bond? Daniel Radcliffe Wants To Be Bond Villain

Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe claims he is aware of his slight stature and said, as reported in The Sun, that he was "never going to be cast to play a Bruce Willis character in...

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