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Cooper Begs For Bond Villain Role

16th May 2005

Rocker ALICE COOPER has begged movie bosses to cast him as superspy JAMES BOND's arch enemy in upcoming 007 movie CASINO ROYALE. The SCHOOL'S OUT star doesn't care whether PIERCE BROSNAN, DANIEL CRAIG or...

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Daniel Craig: 'I Was Approached To Play 007'

5th May 2005

British actor DANIEL CRAIG has added more questions to the JAMES BOND mystery by confirming he has been approached to play 007 in an internet interview. Craig's name has been linked to the superspy...

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Bond Bosses Stay Silent On Brosnan Rumours

27th April 2005

LATEST: JAMES BOND producers are refusing to confirm actress DAME JUDI DENCH's claim that PIERCE BROSNAN will play 007 in CASINO ROYALE, despite being fired from the franchise. Dench, who has played Bond's boss...

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Brosnan: 'I Had No Patience For Pregnant Hatcher'

22nd April 2005

PIERCE BROSNAN had a furious feud with his TOMORROW NEVER DIES co-star TERI HATCHER - because her morning sickness held him up on set. Hatcher, who played PARIS CARVER opposite Brosnan's JAMES BOND in...

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Brosnan Tells Of Pain At Losing Bond Role

22nd April 2005

PIERCE BROSNAN was so traumatised after losing the coveted role of JAMES BOND, he struggled to muster the words to tell his family and friends of the "painful" news. The 51-year-old had fully expected...

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Craig Destined For Stardom

7th April 2005

British star DANIEL CRAIG knew he was destined for stardom even as a young child - and shocked his father TIM by telling him he wanted to be an actor during a family party....

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Bond Bosses' Secrecy Over Daniel Craig Announcement

6th April 2005

Producers of the forthcoming JAMES BOND sequel have refused to comment on reports British star DANIEL CRAIG has won the coveted superspy role. Craig, 37, was in competition with CLOSER star CLIVE OWEN for...

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Brosnan Back As Bond?

4th April 2005

All bets are off about the new JAMES BOND - it looks like PIERCE BROSNAN will be back as the suave super spy after all. According to Internet reports, SONY bosses want Brosnan...

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Orlando To Bloom As Young 007?

28th March 2005

ORLANDO BLOOM's dream of becoming the next JAMES BOND looks set to become reality - but he'll be playing the young 007. The PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN actor has confirmed he has been in...

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Christopher Lee: 'Fleming Wanted Mason For Bond'

25th March 2005

Late JAMES BOND creator IAN FLEMING originally wanted JAMES MASON to play the suave spy. STAR WARS actor CHRISTOPHER LEE, who counted Fleming as a cousin, is convinced Bond has never been captured on...

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Ferguson Counting On Pal Butler To Be The Next Bond

25th March 2005

Funnyman CRAIG FERGUSON is championing fellow Scot GERARD BUTLER as the next 007 - because he thinks that's the best chance he has for a dream role as a BOND baddie. THE BIG TEASE...

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Mcgregor Fuels Bond Rumours

23rd March 2005

Actor EWAN McGREGOR is touting himself for the vacant JAMES BOND role - because he loves stirring up rumours. The Scottish star - a strong contender for 007 - admits he's eager to don...

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Tarantino Snubs Bond After Brosnan Exit

16th March 2005

Maverick film-maker QUENTIN TARANTINO abandoned plans to direct the next JAMES BOND film after PIERCE BROSNAN was fired by studio heads. The KILL BILL director was devastated when he learned Brosnan's stint as 007...

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Diddy Makes Official Plans For 'Remixed' Black Bond

4th March 2005

SEAN 'P DIDDY' COMBS will "remix" legendary British sleuth JAMES BOND to turn him into a black man from Harlem, New York, with a new name. As speculation has been rife over the past...

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Brosnan Becomes Restaurateur

2nd March 2005

Irish actor PIERCE BROSNAN is frantically searching India for a chef worthy of cooking at the Indian restaurant he plans to open later this year (05). The former JAMES BOND star is unimpressed with...

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Nip/tuck Star In 'Final Two' To Play Bond

25th February 2005

NIP/TUCK actor JULIAN McMAHON is competing against one other unnamed actor to become the next JAMES BOND. The Australian-born star of the TV cosmetic surgery drama will find out in the next few months...

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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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