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Director Sam Mendes Exits Broadway's Charlie And The Chocolate Factory

The Spectre filmmaker launched the musical in London's West End in 2013, and had been slated to remain in charge for the show's New York transfer. However, he has since been forced...

Sam Mendes On Why He Agreed To Return To Direct 'Spectre'

With Spectre set to pull in a vast amount of revenue, possibly record-setting, at the UK box office this weekend, director Sam Mendes has spoken about what motivated him to return to direct another James...

Stars And Royals Turn Out For The World Premiere Of 'Spectre' In London [Photos]

The world premiere of the new James Bond film 'Spectre' was a Royal affair last night (October 26th 2015), as the red carpet played host to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge (aka Prince William...

Spectre's Tight Schedule

'SPECTRE' was still being edited nine days before its release.The film's lead actor Daniel Craig says director Sam Mendes made his final edits to the film last Saturday (17.10.15) despite the fact the movie goes...

"The Cockiest Email In The World" Landed Sam Smith The Chance To Sing 'Spectre' Theme

Sam Smith has revealed that all it took to land the chance to sing the new Bond theme was, "the cockiest email in the world". Sitting down with director Sam Mendes and producer Barbara Broccoli...

Andrew Scott Danced With Joy Over Spectre Role

The actor has joined the cast of the famed franchise as Max Denbigh, the head of the Centre for National Security, and he admits receiving the call to meet director Sam Mendes before...

Daniel Craig: Christoph Waltz Has A Darkness About Him

Daniel Craig thinks Christoph Waltz has a ''darkness about him''.The 47-year-old star - who's reprised the role of the secret agent for the new Sam Mendes-directed movie - has hailed his on-screen co-star and given...

Daniel Craig: I Loved Flirting With Moneypenny

Daniel Craig loved flirting with Miss Moneypenny in 'Spectre'.The 47-year-old star - who's reprised the role of the secret agent for the new Sam Mendes-directed movie - has revealed how much he relished his on-screen...

Daniel Craig Would 'Rather Slash Wrists' Than Do Another James Bond Movie

Daniel Craig has joked he would ''rather slash his wrists'' than do another James Bond movie. The 'SPECTRE' star, 47, has portrayed the legendary MI6 agent for nearly a decade and has admitted he now...

Daniel Craig: Kanye West Should Play James Bond

Daniel Craig thinks Kanye West should play James Bond.The 'SPECTRE' star has already tipped a woman or a black actor to take on the role of the suave super spy, and after hearing Kanye's name...

Daniel Adegboyega: Spectre Needs To Be Better Than Skyfall

Daniel Adegboyega believes 'SPECTRE' ''has to do better'' than 'Skyfall'.The actor starred as one of villain Silva's mercenary in the 2012 movie but insists the next film has to top it because the Bond franchise...

Watch The Video For Sam Smith's 'Spectre' Theme 'Writing's On The Wall'

The video for Sam Smith’s Spectre theme, ‘Writing’s On The Wall’ has finally dropped, giving 007 fans a look at some more footage from the upcoming film. Released to coincide with Global James Bond Day...

Daniel Craig And Sam Mendes' Easy Communication

Daniel Craig and Sam Mendes can read each other's minds.Having made three films together, including two James Bond movies, the friends revealed they have learned how to finish off each other's thoughts without uttering a...

Kate Winslet Keeps Oscar In Bathroom

Kate Winslet keeps her Oscar award in the bathroom. The 39-year-old actress scooped the trophy for her lead role in 'The Reader' in 2009 and, rather than lock it away in a glass cupboard, she...

Kate Winslet Is 'Proud' Of Private Divorces

Kate Winslet is ''proud'' that ''no one really knows'' why her first and second marriages ended.The 'Divergent' actress, who divorced Jim Threapleton in 2001 after three years of marriage and Sam Mendes in 2010 after...

Naomie Harris: You Can Be A Bond Girl And A Feminist

Naomie Harris thinks you can play a Bond girl and still be a feminist.The 38-year-old actress will reprise her role as Eve Moneypenny in the forthcoming 007 blockbuster 'SPECTRE', and despite the sexism that has...

Lea Seydoux: Spectre Is Political

Lea Seydoux thinks 'Spectre' has ''political'' undertones.The 30-year-old actress - who's been cast in the role of Dr Madeleine Swann in the new Sam Mendes-directed movie - has revealed he on-screen character is the product...

Monica Bellucci Admits Daniel Craig Is 'Sexy'

Monica Bellucci enjoyed kissing Daniel Craig because he's a ''sexy man''.The 50-year-old actress has been cast opposite the Brit in the new James Bond movie 'Spectre' and although she admitted on-screen kisses can be awkward,...

Rebecca Hall Married

Rebecca Hall has got married.The 'Iron Man 3' actress tied the knot with actor Morgan Spector in Saugerties, New York, on Saturday (26.09.15). According to UsMagazine.com, the couple celebrated with stars including David Blaine...

Sam Smith's Bond Song Nerves

Sam Smith is ''s****ing'' himself over the release of his Bond song.The Grammy and BRIT Award winner will unveil his eagerly anticipated anthem 'The Writing's on the Wall' today (25.09.15) - which will serve as...

Daniel Craig Argued With Sam Mendes On Spectre Shoot

The actor has reprised his role as the superspy for a fourth time, marking his second 007 collaboration with Mendes after 2012's Skyfall, and he admits the pair clashed numerous times on-set over...

Noel Gallagher Wants To Write Bond Theme

Noel Gallagher wants to record the James Bond theme.The former Oasis star admitted he would jump at the chance to write and perform the title song to a movie in the spy franchise but doesn't...

Sam Smith Wanted Timeless Bond Song

Sam Smith wants to make songs that are ''timeless''.The 'Stay With Me' hitmaker - who was confirmed as the singer for the 'SPECTRE' theme song - thinks he gave the song entitled 'Writing's On The...

Sam Smith Wrote Bond Theme In 20 Minutes

Sam Smith wrote the new James Bond theme in just 20 minutes. The 23-year-old singer was thrilled to be asked to write the official song for 'SPECTRE', the latest movie in the 007 franchise, and...

Sam Smith Confirms Bond Song?

Sam Smith dropped the biggest hint yet that he's recorded the new James Bond anthem.The 'I'm Not the Only One', who has long been rumoured to sing the theme song for 'SPECTRE', seemingly confirmed the...

Sam Smith Confirms Bond Song?

Sam Smith dropped the biggest hint yet that he's recorded the new James Bond anthem.The 'I'm Not the Only One', who has long been rumoured to sing the theme song for 'SPECTRE', seemingly confirmed the...

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,...

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