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Neeson Spurned Bond

20th February 2005

Hollywood star LIAM NEESON turned down the chance to play JAMES BOND, because he has never been interested in starring in action movies. The KINSEY actor was approached to replace TIMOTHY DALTON as the...

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Brosnan 'Wanted' $42 Million' To Play Bond Again

15th February 2005

PIERCE BROSNAN was dropped from playing JAMES BOND because he demanded $42 million (GBP22 million) to reprise his role as the superspy for a fifth time. Producers balked at the demand and axed the...

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New Bond Film Confirmed

4th February 2005

The next JAMES BOND movie will be based on late author IAN FLEMING's first book featuring the suave spy - CASINO ROYALE. GOLDENEYE director MARTIN CAMPBELL will return to the franchise for the...

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Brosnan Thanks Bond Fans

3rd February 2005

Former JAMES BOND star PIERCE BROSNAN has written a letter to fans of the superspy, thanking them for their support. After the success of 2002's DIE ANOTHER DAY, the 51-year-old star was asked to...

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Owen Becomes Bond Favourite

27th January 2005

Actor CLIVE OWEN has become favourite to replace PIERCE BROSNAN as JAMES BOND following his OSCAR nomination on Tuesday (25JAN05). British bookmakers WILLIAM HILL have stopped taking bets on who will be the next...

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Butler Steering Clear Of Bond

25th January 2005

THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA star GERARD BUTLER wishes people would stop asking him if he's going to replace PIERCE BROSNAN as British superspy JAMES BOND. The 35-year-old shot to fame starring in the...

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Brosnan: 'My Wife Helped Me Through Bond Agony'

19th January 2005

PIERCE BROSNAN turned to his wife to help him through the disappointment of being dropped as movie superspy JAMES BOND. After the success of 2002's DIE ANOTHER DAY, the 51-year-old was asked to play...

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Brosnan Considers Remington Return

14th January 2005

PIERCE BROSNAN is hoping to return to the role that almost cost him JAMES BOND. The Irish actor is in negotiations to bring back his smooth detective REMINGTON STEELE for a new movie even...

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James Bond Film In Jeopardy

9th January 2005

The next JAMES BOND film has been further delayed after a series of rows between movie mogul BARBARA BROCCOLI and distributors MGM. Broccoli is keen to return the spy franchise to the more serious,...

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Brosnan's Fast Drives

4th January 2005

PIERCE BROSNAN loves driving his Aston Martin - but he is often worn out by the car's speed. The Irish actor considers the British-created vehicle his most valued possession, just like the car...

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Brosnan Proud Of 'Hairy Chest'

3rd January 2005

PIERCE BROSNAN is proud of the body hair he displays in movie AFTER THE SUNSET - particularly as his wife is a fan of the unshaven look. The Irish actor previously shaved his "hairy...

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Brosnan Attacks Ireland's Smoking Ban

16th December 2004

Suave actor PIERCE BROSNAN has attacked his native Ireland for its recent ban on smoking in public places. The 51-year-old complains he has to travel to London to enjoy cigarettes and alcohol with friends,...

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Brosnan Would Steal Paintings

16th December 2004

Irish actor PIERCE BROSNAN would love to follow his character's example in art heist movie THE THOMAS CROWN AFFAIR, but is too cowardly so contents himself with making his own paintings. The 51-year-old...

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Cage Rules Out 007 Role

9th December 2004

Hollywood star NICOLAS CAGE has laughed off reports he's been lined up as a possible JAMES BOND replacement for PIERCE BROSNAN, insisting only British actors can fill the role. At the British premiere of...

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Salmon Wants To Be A Hip Hop Bond

3rd December 2004

British actor COLIN SALMON wants to become the first ever "hip-hop" JAMES BOND. The black star, who played MI6 aide CHARLES ROBINSON in the last two Bond movies, was this week (ends3DEC04) revealed to...

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Salmon For Bond Bets Off

2nd December 2004

British bookmakers are so convinced COLIN SALMON will be crowned the first black JAMES BOND, they've halted bets on who'll succeed PIERCE BROSNAN as the superspy. LADBROKES took the drastic action after taking six...

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Clooney And Damon Mock Pitt's Losing Streak

1st December 2004

[Hollywood stars GEORGE CLOONEY and MATT DAMON have mocked their OCEAN'S ELEVEN co-star BRAD PITT for losing out on the Sexiest Man Alive title to JUDE LAW. The hunky TROY star was named Sexiest Man...

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Westlife Slam Rat Pack Criticism

30th November 2004

Irish boyband WESTLIFE have hit out at fellow countryman PIERCE BROSNAN after he attacked them for making an album of Rat Pack covers. The former JAMES BOND star claimed pop groups shouldn't try to...

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Gruffudd Leads Bond Race

23rd November 2004

Welsh actor IOAN GRUFFUDD is leading the way to play the next JAMES BOND - ahead of EWAN McGREGOR and HUGH JACKMAN. The KING ARTHUR star is said to possess "all the credentials" to...

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Brosnan Suffers Pre-film Jitters

22nd November 2004

Actor PIERCE BROSNAN was so riddled with doubts over the script for AFTER THE SUNSET, he "lost faith" in the movie days before cameras were due to roll. The Irish screen star struggled to...

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Brosnan Turns Down Bond Spoof

17th November 2004

Former JAMES BOND hunk PIERCE BROSNAN has turned down the chance to reprise his role as the superspy in a QUENTIN TARANTINO 007 spoof. The KILL BILL director reportedly wanted the Irish actor to...

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Brosnan's Son Questions His Dad's Popularity

17th November 2004

PIERCE BROSNAN's son DYLAN expected everybody to turn against his dad now he'll no longer be portraying JAMES BOND. Brosnan had expected to make a fifth installment of the spy films, until the owners...

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Brosnan's Need For Speed

16th November 2004

PIERCE BROSNAN fears his Aston Martin Vanquish sports car is going to get him into trouble because he constantly wants to break the speed limit near his home in Malibu, California. The former JAMES...

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Carey Makes Another Acting Attempt

16th November 2004

Singer MARIAH CAREY is planning to star in another movie - despite the critical mauling her autobiographical film GLITTER received. The HONEY star, whose '80s-themed movie was panned by critics and avoided by fans,...

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The Incredibles Wins Animated Battle At The Us Box Office

15th November 2004

THE INCREDIBLES are living up to their name in America, netting a staggering $144 million (GBP80 million) at the box office in just 10 days. The film won the battle of the animated movies...

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Pierce And Salma Make The Most Of Island Life

10th November 2004

PIERCE BROSNAN and SALMA HAYEK turned location filming on new heist movie AFTER THE SUNSET into leisure time, because the Bahamas offered them the chance to swim to work and take long strolls on deserted...

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Winslet And Keys Win Glamour Women Of The Year Awards

9th November 2004

English rose KATE WINSLET and R+B beauty ALICIA KEYS were honoured at the first American GLAMOUR WOMEN OF THE YEAR AWARDS in New York last night (08NOV04). The TITANIC star was named Class Act...

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'Gutted' Brosnan Speaks Out About Bond

8th November 2004

PIERCE BROSNAN has further spoken of his anger when movie bosses told him he would no longer be playing superspy JAMES BOND. The 51-year-old claims he was asked to return as 007, before a...

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Farrell 'Too Short' To Play Bond, Says Moore's Son

7th November 2004

Former JAMES BOND star SIR ROGER MOORE's son GEOFFREY has branded COLIN FARRELL "too short" to replace PIERCE BROSNAN as the next superspy. The restaurant owner believes Farrell would need to be as tall...

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Brosnan Desperate To Ditch Bond Image

7th November 2004

JAMES BOND star PIERCE BROSNAN is desperate to put his 'smooth as silk' image behind him and star in a bloody thriller. The 51-year-old Irishman is keen for a change in direction after spending...

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