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Could Sam Mendes Direct The Next James Bond?

The success of Skyfall has been huge, both critically and commercially, with excellent performances on its opening weekend both in the U.K and the U.S. Given the warm reception of the 23rd Bond, portrayed by...

Light Bulb Moment! Sam Mendes Has The Plot For Bond 24

Sam Mendes has already come up with the plot for Bond 24, despite not having signed on for the Skyfall follow-up, yet. In a statement confirming their departure from the franchise, screenwriters Neal Purvis and...

Sam Mendes Has New Bond Story

Sam Mendes already has a story for Bond 24.The 'Skyfall' filmmaker hasn't yet confirmed he will be returning to direct Daniel Craig in the next outing for the iconic spy, but screenwriters Neal Purvis and...

Box Office Roundup: Twilight Breaking Dawn Inflicts Killer Bite To Bond

The cinema cash registers saw plenty of action this weekend, with The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2 taking a massive $199.6 million from 9,950 locations across 54 markets. To put that into context: its...

Sam Mendes Impressed With No-fuss Daniel Craig

Sam Mendes marvelled at Daniel Craig's no-fuss, no-drama attitude on the set of the new Bond movie Skyfall as the star battled through scorching temperatures in Turkey in top-of-the-range suits.The British actor shot train-top fight...

Kevin Spacey Wants To Be A Bond Villain

Kevin Spacey wants to re-team with his American Beauty director Sam Mendes for a 007 mission as the actor is convinced he would make the perfect Bond villain.Spacey and Mendes both won Oscars - for...

Skyfall Continues To Impress: Best Ever Bond Opening In Us & Canada

It will be of little surprise to many that Skyfall topped the US box office this week but the staggering box office returns will still raise a few eyebrows. The latest movie in the legendary...

We Can't Have A Bald James Bond! Daniel Craig Told That Losing His Hair Could See Him Losing His Job

James Bond star Daniel Craig has been warned that his hair loss is starting to become a major concern for network executives, who have warned the actor that he needs to curb his hair loss...

Hot Tickets! This Weekend's Us Movie Releases: Skyfall, Lincoln, In Their Skin, Nature Calls

With the drama and devastation that befell the East Coast of America, with the arrival of Hurricane Sandy last week, US movie fans seem to have opted for the feel-good factor with their box office...

Sam Mendes' Drunken Skyfall Offer

Sam Mendes would never have directed 'Skyfall' if Daniel Craig hadn't drunkenly suggested he do it. The 47-year-old helmer was at a party when Daniel - who reprised his role as James Bond for the...

Javier Bardem Receives Hollywood Star

Javier Bardem became the latest celebrity to receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Thursday (08.11.12).The 'Skyfall' actor - who is married to fellow Spanish star Penelope Cruz with whom he shares...

Javier Bardem Lands Hollywood Walk Of Fame Star

Javier Bardem made his Hollywood Walk of Fame induction a celebration of all things James Bond - his Skyfall director Sam Mendes and co-stars Berenice Marlohe and Naomie Harris joined him for the ceremony on...

Movie Reviews: Skyfall

When the last 007 movie, Quantum of Solace, opened in 2008, critics railed at the decision to turn Bond into an action hero. He is too good for that! remarked Roger Ebert in the Chicago...

Sam Mendes Finished Skyfall Two Days Before First Screening

Director Sam Mendes came close to missing his deadline for new Bond movie Skyfall as he was still working on the picture two days before the first official screening for critics.The moviemaker directed Daniel Craig...

Javier Bardem Is Clueless About Computers

Javier Bardem doesn't know how to use a computer.The 43-year-old actor - who has 20-month-old son Leo with wife Penelope Cruz - admits he struggled in some 'Skyfall' scenes, in which he plays cyberterrorist Raoul...

Daniel Craig's Skyfall To Sweep Us Box Office: But Should Javier Bardem Have Been 007?

Daniel Craig and Sam Mendes bring their James Bond leviathan Skyfall to U.S. shores this weekend, with box-office analytics predicting a huge opening that should far exceed the debut $67.5 million taken by Quantum of...

Javier Bardem Turned Down James Bond Role

Javier Bardem turned down an offer to play James Bond.The Spanish actor - who plays villain Raoul Silva in new Bond film 'Skyfall' - felt it was not the right time to take on the...

Sam Mendes Considered Sean Connery For James Bond Skyfall Role

Sam Mendes has been doing the U.S. promotional rounds for his James Bond movie Skyfall, ahead of its stateside release this week and gave one golden nugget of information away to the The Huffington Post....

Bond Girl Berenice's Accent Issues On Set

New Bond girl Berenice Marlohe was "confused" throughout much of the new 007 adventure Skyfall when director Sam Mendes told her to be more exotic.The French/Cambodian actress had been trying to perfect her American accent...

Out Now: Us Album Releases (Nov 6) Aerosmith, Ne-yo, Skyfall Ost, Third Day

OK, so the majority of the US public have just one race on their minds today and that’s the US Presidential race. But once that’s been decided in a few hours, all thoughts will surely...

James Bond Skyfall: A British Box Office Record Breaker And Voted Best Bond

The 23rd incarnation of James Bond: Skyfall has been voted the best Bond ever, but its commercial success is not subject to bias or opinion - it is officially the most successful British film (in...

Skyfall Shoots Down Harry Potter To Become Top Grossing UK Movie

Following on from the success it achieved over its opening weekend last week, the latest James Bond film, Skyfall, has broken yet another record by becoming the highest grossing film over its opening week in...

The Pope Loved James Bond Skyfall, Apparently

The Vatican newspaper L'Osservatore Romano appears to have given the latest James Bond movie Skyfall its seal of approval. Despite 007's womanising and murderous lifestyle, the newspaper dedicated no less than five articles to Sam...

Skyfall Breaks Box Office Record, But Is It Set For Oscars Snub?

Skyfall, the new movie in the James Bond franchise, has enjoyed the highest grossing weekend of any film in the series. Thousands of fans queued in cinemas across the length and breadth of the country...

On The Shelves: UK Album Release Round-up, October 29, 2012: Neil Young, Madness, Kylie Minogue, Calvin Harris, Skyfall Ost

Psychedelic Pill is the 35th studio album from Neil Young and was written and recorded in collaboration with his sometime band, Crazy Horse, marking their first album of original material since Greendale...

After Crazy Horse, Could Kelly Brook Be The Next Bond Girl?

Kelly Brook is about to make her debut in the burlesque show Crazy Horse, though could more serious roles lie ahead? Probably not, but it's a fun story. According to The Sun newspaper - who...

Idris Elba To Replace Daniel Craig As James Bond?

Daniel Craig’s already signed up for two more Bond films, though that hasn’t stopped Bond fanatics pondering who might eventually replace the gruff English gent when he eventually grows tired of being 007. A bit...

Sam Mendes Defends Bond Product Placement

Sam Mendes has defended the use of product placement in 'Skyfall'.The James Bond director insists there was ''no compromise'' artistically in making the British spy film franchise because secret agent 007 is naturally attracted to...

Naomie Harris Wanted Own Take On Bond Girl Role In Skyfall

Naomie Harris didn't want to be influenced by former Bond girls for her role in 'Skyfall'. The 36-year-old actress stars as field agent Eve in the latest James Bond movie, but she decided against delving...

Daniel Craig On James Bond's New Favourite Beer: What's All The Fuss About?

James Bond actor Daniel Craig discussed concerns about product placement at the Skyfall premiere in London this week. During one scene in Sam Mendes' new movie, Bond is seen drinking bottled Heineken beer - a...

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