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Daniel Craig: Making Spectre Was Daunting

Daniel Craig was ''daunted'' by the prospect of making 'Spectre'.The 47-year-old actor is to return to the role of the secret agent in the Sam Mendes-directed movie, but thinks it's an unenviable task due to...

Daniel Craig Hopes 'Spectre' Shows His Bond Is Not As 'Sexist And Misogynistic' As Before

Daniel Craig has said he hopes his Bond is not as ‘sexist and misogynistic’ as earlier incarnations, adding that he thinks there is a ‘great sadness’ to the famous bachelor’s lifestyle. Speaking to Esquire magazine,...

Daniel Craig Influences James Bond Scripts

Daniel Craig likes to be involved in the writing of the James Bond scripts.The 47-year-old actor - who is about to return to the big screen for the new Bond movie 'Spectre' - has revealed...

Meryl Steep For Britannia Award

Meryl Streep, Sam Mendes and James Corden will be honoured at the Britannia Awards.The stars are the first to be named by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts Los Angeles for the ceremony,...

Meryl Streep, Sam Mendes And James Corden Among First British Academy Britannia Awards Recipients

The stars will be feted by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts Los Angeles at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in California on 30 October (15). Streep has been picked...

Monica Bellucci Is A 'Seductive On-screen Presence'

Sam Mendes thinks Monica Bellucci is an ''incredibly seductive'' on-screen presence in 'Spectre'.The acclaimed director - who's returned to the Bond franchise after helming the 2012 hit 'Skyfall' - has revealed he's delighted to have...

Sam Mendes' Top Secret Party

James Bond director Sam Mendes is reportedly going to have a top secret 50th birthday party on Saturday (01.08.15).The director reaches the landmark age at the start of the new month and has organised a...

Ellie Goulding Is The Favourite To Sing James Bond 'Spectre' Theme

Ellie Goulding seems to have dropped her biggest hint yet that she’ll be singing the theme song for the upcoming James Bond movie Spectre.The 28 year old British singer posted a photo on Instagram of...

Kate Winslet Tells Her Daughter She's 'Lucky' To Have Curves

Kate Winslet tells her daughter Mia Honey Threapleton she's ''lucky'' to be curvy.The 39-year-old actress - who also has two sons Joe Alfie Winslet Mendes, 11, with her second husband Sam Mendes and 19-months-old Bear...

Bond Is Back, But Here Are Five Other Daniel Craig Films Worth Watching

As the latest 007 outing, Spectre, draws ever closer, we're taking a look back at five films from Daniel Craig's varied big-screen career - none of which involve the iconic superspy in a suit.1. Layer...

Sam Mendes: 'I Thought Casting Daniel Craig As Bond Was A Terrible Idea'

The moviemaker joined the franchise by taking charge of 2012's Oscar-winning 007 film Skyfall, and he has returned to direct the sequel, Spectre, which is due for release later this year (15)....

Sam Mendes Admits He Thought Daniel Craig Would Make A Terrible 007 As Director Reveals 'Spectre' Will Be His Last Bond Film

Spectre director Sam Mendes has revealed he didn’t think friend Daniel Craig was a good fit for the role of James Bond when the actor was first cast as 007. Speaking to the BBC, Mendes...

Sam Mendes: 'I Won't Be Back For Another Bond Movie'

Kate Winslet's ex-husband was behind the camera for the record-breaking Skyfall in 2012 and he admits he was "pilloried" by his friends to make the follow-up, Spectre, which hits cinemas later this year...

Sam Mendes: Directing Bond Movie Is 'Lifestyle Choice'

Sam Mendes says directing a James Bond movie is a ''lifestyle choice''.The 49-year-old filmmaker - who is currently at the helm of the franchise's latest instalment 'Spectre' - has insisted he has no plans to...

British Audiences Will See James Bond First As 'Spectre' UK Release Is Brought Forward

Spectre James Bond’s latest adventure will have its world premiere in London on October 26th, Sony pictures has announced. The film is the 24th movie in the James Bond franchise and sees Daniel Craig...

Kate Winslet Wanted To Hide Pregnancy

Kate Winslet hid her third pregnancy for as long as possible.The 39-year-old actress gave birth to 18-month-old Bear Blaze in December 2013 - her child with third husband Ned Rocknroll - but initially didn't tell...

James Bond Fires Up Classic Flamethrower In Spectre Trailer

Daniel Craig's James Bond uses a classic flamethrower in the new trailer for 'Spectre'The first official TV spot for the highly anticipated new film has been revealed and sees Bond - who is being played...

Spectre Filming 'Upsets Residents'

Filming on 'Spectre' is set to disturb some London residents.People living around the area of Millbank, near the Tate Gallery, have received e-mails informing them that the much-anticipated new Bond movie will be shooting outside...

New Spectre Footage Released

One of the most ''iconic'' scenes in 'Spectre' has been previewed in a new video blog.The latest teaser for the latest James Bond movie was released online last night (30.04.15), and it features a car...

Kevin Spacey Marks End Of Theatre Role With Star-studded Gala

The House of Cards star, who has held the position for 11 years, was feted for his work by a host of celebrity friends, including Downton Abbey actor Hugh Bonneville, who hosted the...

Daniel Craig Returns To Filming For Spectre

Daniel Craig has returned to filming for 'Spectre'.The 47-year-old actor underwent arthroscopic surgery to repair a knee injury he suffered on the set of the new James Bond movie earlier this month and he's now...

Christoph Waltz Didn't Audition For Spectre

Christoph Waltz's 'Spectre' role was written especially for him.The Austrian actor plays the villain, Frank Oberhauser, in the forthcoming James Bond movie but didn't have to audition for the coveted role because director Sam Mendes...

Christoph Waltz Denies He's Playing Blofeld In Spectre

Christoph Waltz has denied he will play Blofeld in 'Spectre'.The Oscar-winning actor has been cast as a baddie - with the name Franz Oberhauser - in the eagerly-awaited new James Bond movie but has dismissed...

Daniel Craig Undergoes Knee Operation

Daniel Craig has undergone surgery on his knee.The 47-year-old actor sustained the injury while filming scenes for the latest James Bond movie 'Spectre', and it's been confirmed he used a scheduled break to undergo the...

Daniel Craig Undergoes Knee Operation

Daniel Craig has undergone surgery on his knee. The 47-year-old actor sustained the injury while filming scenes for the latest James Bond movie 'Spectre', and it's been confirmed he used a scheduled break to undergo...

Lea Seydoux Says Spectre Casting Felt 'Like A Dream'

Lea Seydoux says her casting in 'Spectre' felt ''like a dream''.The 29-year-old French actress has revealed she was invited to star alongside Daniel Craig in the eagerly-awaited new Bond movie during a lunchtime conversation with...

Daniel Craig Says Spectre Is Like 'A Magician's Trick'

Daniel Craig has likened the script for 'Spectre' to a magician's trick.The 47-year-old actor, who is reprising the role of James Bond in the eagerly-awaited new movie, is remaining tight-lipped on rumours surrounding the plot,...

Kate Winslet To Spend 40th In Bikini

Kate Winslet wants to spend her 40th birthday in a bikini. The 'Titanic' star hits the big milestone in October and is already planning how she'll spend her special day parading her flawless physique in...

Is Mexico Paying 'Spectre' To Show The Country In A More Positive Light?

James Bond’s next adventure Spectre could be on course to be one of the most expensive movies ever made with a reported budget of around $350 million. But according to reports based on more leaked...

Stephanie Sigman Joins Spectre

Stephanie Sigman has joined the cast of 'Spectre'.The model-turned-actress is set to star in the 24th James Bond film, a post on the movie's official Twitter account confirmed.It read: ''We are pleased to announced that...

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