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Lee Child Slams Outdated James Bond

'James Bond' has been branded as an outdated hero by writer Lee Child.The 'Jack Reacher' author has suggested that it is time that 007 is killed off as he feels the spy is an "antidote...

Dame Judi Dench: Daniel Craig's Bond Is Too Glum

Dame Judi Dench thinks Daniel Craig's James Bond films are not as "funny" as they used to be.The 86-year-old actress starred in the franchise as 007's boss M, beginning with the 1995 flick 'GoldenEye', which...

Joanna Lumley Doesn't Want A Female Bond

Joanna Lumley doesn’t think there should be a female James Bond.The 74-year-old actress – who had an uncredited role in ‘On Her Majesty’s Secret Service’ – insisted replacing the lead character with a woman...

Barbara Broccoli: No Time To Die Will Be Daniel Craig's Last Bond Film

Barbara Broccoli has confirmed that 'No Time To Die' will be Daniel Craig's last film as James Bond.The 60-year-old film producer has revealed that the highly-anticipated movie will, as reported, mark Daniel's final appearance as...

Ian Fleming's Letters Up For Auction

The notes, which were sent in 1959, refer to Pussy Galore, a character form the author's novel Goldfinger, and answer a query about the book's cliffhanger ending. Fleming's 1959 novel depicted Galore...

Pierce Brosnan: My Version Of James Bond Was Less Sexist

Pierce Brosnan thinks his version of James Bond was less ''sexist and misogynistic'' than earlier incarnations.The 62-year-old actor - who starred as the iconic secret agent in four films, from 1995 to 2002 - has...

David Oyelowo Voices James Bond Audiobook

David Oyelowo will voice James Bond in forthcoming thriller 'Trigger Mortis'. The Shakespearian actor will be the first black actor to play 007 and while it is for the audiobook rather than on-screen, it's a...

Colin Firth Accepted Kingsman Role 'Without Looking At The Script'

Colin Firth accepted a role in 'Kingsman: The Secret Service' without seeing the script.The Academy Award-winning actor starred in the Matthew Vaughn-directed action comedy movie and has revealed he took minimal persuasion to accept the...

Bond Villain Yaphet Kotto: '007 Will Never Be Black'

The actor played James Bond's nemesis Dr. Kananga/Mr. Big opposite Sir Roger Moore in 1973's Live and Let Die, and he has now waded into a debate sparked by his former co-star over...

Honor Blackman: Daniel Craig Is Better Bond Than Connery

Honor Blackman thinks Daniel Craig is a better James Bond than Sir Sean Connery. The 89-year-old actress played Bond girl Pussy Galore opposite Connery in 1964 film 'Goldfinger' but for her Craig has brought more...

Dominic Cooper Dodged Glass Horror On Fleming Shoot

British actor Dominic Cooper was almost hit by a glass when co-star Lara Pulver threw it at his head while filming their Ian Fleming biopic.The two actors star in Fleming, with Cooper portraying the James...

Harry Styles Enjoys Goldeneye Break With Gary Barlow And James Corden

Harry Styles, Gary Barlow and James Corden enjoyed a break at Ian Fleming's old Goldeneye home.The late author penned many of James Bond's spy adventures at the Jamaican property, and the British trio took the...

Ian Fleming's James Bond Movie Note Up For Auction

A secret memo from James Bond creator Ian Fleming outlining his ideas for the first 007 movie is to be sold at auction.The note, sent to playwright Jack Whittingham in 1958, suggests producers should source...

Dominic Cooper: 'Ian Fleming Biopic Will Be Sensationalised'

Actor Dominic Cooper and the producers of a new Ian Fleming biopic have warned James Bond fans their portrayal of the author will be "sexed up" when it airs next year (14).The Mamma Mia! actor...

Duncan Jones Quits Fleming Biopic - Report

David Bowie's filmmaker son Duncan Jones has reportedly quit the much-anticipated Ian Fleming biopic.Reports suggest The Moon director has been forced to walk away from the film chronicling the James Bond creator's life due to...

Daniel Day Lewis Wanted For 007 Role

Daniel Day Lewis is wanted for the role of James Bond.The Oscar-winning actor is being eyed by author William Boyd, who claims he would be perfect to play the MI6 agent in a film adaption...

Daniel Day-lewis The Next Bond? 'Lincoln' Actor Is Hot Favourite After Being Hand-picked By Author

Actor Daniel Day-Lewis is rumoured to succeed Daniel Craig as the new James Bond after the author of the latest Bond books picked him out as having the perfect look. The interesting choice for the...

Title Of New James Bond Movie: 'Devil May Care'?

The Sun's Bizarre has reported that the new James Bond movie, and follow-on from this year's enormously successful Skyfall, will be titled Devil May Care after Sebastian Faulk's 2008 novel which was written to celebrate...

James Bond 24 Will Be Named Devil May Care

The next 'James Bond' movie will be called 'Devil May Care'.The sequel to last year's 'Skyfall' will see Daniel Craig return as the fictional British spy, while director Sam Mendes has confirmed his return to...

Dominic Cooper Has Real Life Need For Speed

Dominic Cooper loves fast cars.The 34-year-old actor is currently filming the big-screen adaptation of video game 'Need for Speed' - which follows a street racer who leaves prison and seeks revenge against the wealthy businessman...

New Addition To James Bond Books Series Confirmed

The James Bond films are one of the most famous movie franchises in the world, but some forget that they were – initially at least – among one of the most successful book adaptations in...

Will The Six Spies 'Bond' At The Oscars?

It's less than two weeks until the most prestigious movie awards ceremony - the Academy Awards -takes place on February 24th 2013 and rumours are flying around everywhere about alleged appearances. One of the biggest...

Robert Pattinson Wants To Play James Bond

Robert Pattinson wants to take on the role of James Bond after 20 more years of experience in his acting career.The 26-year-old star wants to play Ian Fleming's iconic spy but thinks he'll be perfect...

David Bowie's Son To Direct Fleming Biopic - Report

David Bowie's filmmaker son Duncan Jones is slated to make a new movie about James Bond creator Ian Fleming.The acclaimed Moon director is in the running to direct the biopic, based on Andrew Lycett's biography...

James Bond Was Based On Lloyd Webber's Father-in-law

Ian Fleming based his James Bond character on composer Andrew Lloyd Webber's former father-in-law.The theatre impresario's TV personality daughter Imogen has revealed the writer drew inspiration for his superspy from her grandfather. She says, "He's...

Skyfall Will Have Unique Bond Action

The new James Bond movie will have its "own kind of action".Screenwriter John Logan has promised the stunt scenes in the 23rd movie in the franchise - which sees Daniel Craig portray the iconic British...

Fleming's Rare Car On Sale

A vintage sports car once owned by JAMES BOND creator IAN FLEMING is set to fetch $195,000 (£130,000) at auction.The made-to-order AC Aceca Coupe was bought brand new by Fleming in 1962, and is one...

Mcavoy To Play Fleming In Movie?

JAMES MCAVOY has been tipped to play JAMES BOND creator IAN FLEMING in a new movie.The Atonement actor has reportedly been approached to star as the writer in a biopic about his colourful life, including...

Fleming's Moneypenny Dies

A woman who is said to have inspired the character of MISS MONEYPENNY in IAN FLEMING's JAMES BOND novels has died at the age of 88.Dame Victoire 'Paddy' Ridsdale passed away on 16 December (09)....

Fox: 'Craig Is Wrong For Bond'

British actor EDWARD FOX has blasted casting directors on the latest JAMES BOND movie CASINO ROYALE, because he thinks new 007 DANIEL CRAIG is "utterly wrong" for the part. THE DAY OF THE JACKAL star,...

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