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  • I felt sick at the prospect of 'Skyfall' sequel: Sam Mendes April 24, 2013

    London: Filmmaker Sam Mendes says he turned down the chance to direct another Bond film because the thought of working on a new 007 project made him feel sick. The 'American Beauty' director took charge of 'Skyfall', the 23rd movie in the superspy franchise, and it was a runaway hit, reported...
  • Next James Bond novel out on September 26 February 20, 2013

    London: A new James Bond novel, written by Booker Prize nominee William Boyd, will be released on September 26 this year. The title is being kept under wraps, but publishers Jonathan Cape says the book will feature a slightly older 007, in keeping with the latest film, reported BBC online. Boyd...
  • Skyfall: Bond's closet hits a lot of timeless looks November 9, 2012

    New York: If he's particular enough to like his martini shaken not stirred, James Bond probably likes his trousers trim not tight. Same goes for the tuxedo that's formal and not fussy, and any sweater in his closet surely is cashmere and perfectly casual and cool. Although the superspy first appeared...
  • Will Idris Elba be the first black James Bond? October 26, 2012

    London: English actor Idris Elba has been considered for the role of James Bond, says actress Naomie Harris. Harris, who plays the Bond girl in the forthcoming movie 'Skyfall', confirmed that Elba met with movie chiefs to discuss becoming the first black 007 when Daniel Craig stepped down. "I didn't realise...
  • Stars light up the 'Skyfall' world premiere in London October 25, 2012

    The latest 007 installment, 'Skyfall' lands in India on November 1. Many stars attended the London premiere. The night also saw Britain's Royalty Prince Charles and his wife Camilla in attendance among the cast members from previous Bond films too. ...
  • Indian Bond girl? Why not, says producer October 13, 2012

    Mumbai: The cast and crew of latest James Bond film 'Skyfall' felt it was "too ambitious" to shoot certain action sequences for the movie in India, but producer Barbara Broccoli says they haven't ruled out coming to the country for a new 007 installment, and won't even mind roping in...
  • 50 years of Bond, James Bond: History of the franchise October 5, 2012

    Over the last 50 years, the owners of the James Bond movie franchise have had heart-stopping crises as thrilling as the ones that face their fictional secret agent. They've nearly gone bust more than once and have come close to losing all of their rights in court. But the franchise has...
  • Daniel Craig is the best James Bond: Roger Moore August 28, 2012

    London: Roger Moore, who played the famous British spy OO7 in seven films between 1973 and 1985, says Daniel Craig is the best actor to have played James Bond. The 84-year-old thinks Craig has "the best acting and the best build" of any actor to play Bond, reported The Telegraph. "I...
  • Wildly creative ceremony opens London Olympics July 28, 2012

    London: The London Olympics blasted off with a highly creative ceremony ever witnessed in the history of the hallowed Games on Friday night. Danny Boyle, one of Britain's most successful filmmakers, who directed "Slumdog Millionaire" and "Trainspotting," had a ball with his favored medium, mixing filmed passages with live action to...
  • Ben Whishaw to play Q in 'Skyfall' July 14, 2012

    London: Good news for gadget-loving James Bond fans - Q is back. Producers have confirmed that the MI6 quartermaster and expert in high-tech trickery will return in the upcoming Bond film, Skyfall. EON productions said that British actor Ben Whishaw will play the role made famous by the late Desmond Llewellyn,...
  • Berenice Marlohe had 'Bond' movie premonition July 8, 2012

    London: Bond girl Berenice Marlohe says she is convinced she was destined to land a role in Skyfall. The 33-year-old said she had a premonition that she will be working with Javier Bardem and six months later she was selected for the spy thriller, reported Contactmusic. The French actress plays Severine...
  • 23rd Bond film to be called 'Carte Blanche'? August 31, 2011

    Los Angeles: The 23rd Bond film, which is still in its initial stages of production, will reportedly be called 'Carte Blanche'. The possible title comes out along with a report suggesting that a Serbian cellist by the name of Jelena Mihailovic has been asked to provide 'the opening score' for Bond...
  • James Bond gets Carte Blanche in new novel June 10, 2011

    The name is still Bond, James Bond. 007 is back doing what he does best, chasing the bad guys and bedding the good girls, all the while living the good life in terms of his wardrobe, dinners, cars and guns. In Carte Blanche, written by thriller and mystery writer Jeffery...
  • New Bond book 'Carte Blanche' takes spy to Dubai January 17, 2011

    London: The new James Bond book penned by US author Jeffery Deaver will be titled 'Carte Blanche' and take the British superspy to Dubai. The novel, published by Hodder and Stoughton in Britain and commissioned by Bond creator Ian Fleming's estate, is due for release on May 26. Its U.S. publisher...
  • Airport in Jamaica named after 007 author January 15, 2011

    Kingston: Jamaica has opened a new international airport named after Ian Fleming, the author of the James Bond novels, who wrote his tales of espionage and intrigue while living on the Caribbean island. The Ian Fleming International Airport was officially opened this week by Jamaican Prime Minister Bruce Golding. Located on...
  • New James Bond film releases in 2012 January 12, 2011

    Los Angeles: James Bond's 23rd outing has a date now. Hollywood star Daniel Craig is returning as 007 on November 9, 2012. MGM, which had put the franchise on hold following bankruptcy troubles in April last year, announced the revival of the franchise with longtime producers James Bond stewards Michael G...
  • I'm not a star: Pierce Brosnan April 12, 2010

    Bond star Pierce Brosnan doesn't want to think too highly of himself because he feels it will limit his options as an actor. "I'm not a Hollywood star, someday maybe, it's a work in progress. I play leads and I have had some success here and there. But I want to...
  • 'I am too young to be a Bond girl' April 9, 2010

    Slumdog Millionaire star Freida Pinto is 'flattered' by rumours linking her to a role in the new 007 movie but insists that she is not 'beautiful' enough to play a Bond girl. "It was very flattering. I don't know if I would have done it. I am too young to be...
  • Slumdog's Pinto could be the next 007 babe March 13, 2009

    London: Indian beauty Frieda Pinto is reportedly set to feature as the next Bond girl opposite British hunk Daniel Craig in a 007 film. The actress, who has received global acclaim for her role as Latika in Danny Boyle's multiple Oscar-winning film Slumdog Millionaire was invited to a screen test...
  • Bond girl killed in her Dublin home December 16, 2008

    London: Bond actress Celine Cawley, who was seen in "A View To A Kill" with Roger Moore, was killed after grappling with an intruder at her Dublin home. The mother-of-one was found on Monday with serious head injuries in the patio of her home in the luxurious residential area of Howth...
  • Bond is back: Quantum of Solace hits theaters today November 7, 2008

    The 22nd Bond flick | The new Bond girl | Pics: The royal premiere ...
  • Daniel, Olga spill the beans on Quantum of Solace November 6, 2008

    The stars of the much awaited Bond flick Quantum of Solace - Daniel Craig and Olga Kurylenko - speak about the film and and to watch out for. The film is all set to hit Indian theatres on November 7. ...
  • Bond look-alikes get as many babes as the real ones October 14, 2008

    London: While James Bond actors have girls drooling over them, three women, whose husbands are the exact replica of the real agents, have revealed that their partners get just as much attention. The three men, who have ditto looks like the 007 agents, enjoy the same adoring attention as...
  • Sneak peek into the Quantum of Solace November 6, 2008

    A high quantum of thrill is coming to you from the next James Bond thriller with Daniel Craig- in 007 Quantum of Solace. Here’s a look. ...
  • James Bond has just one sex scene in new film November 6, 2008

    London: He has bedded the world’s most desirable women for years, but now it looks like James Bond might be losing his touch. The super spy has been restricted to just one sex scene in the forthcoming film Quantum Of Solace, current 007 Daniel Craig has revealed. The 22nd instalment of James...
  • Will Bond get hitched in Quantum of Solace? November 6, 2008

    London: James Bond may exchange vows in the next bond flick, it has been revealed. British actress and new Bond girl Gemma Arterton disclosed that she and Daniel Craig had been shooting for Quantum of Solace in a honeymoon suite. However, she was caught off guard the instant she uttered the...
  • Bond is back and this time his mission is revenge November 6, 2008

    London: New James Bond film Quantum of Solace sees the British super spy out for revenge on a mission that takes him to Austria, Italy and South America. British actor Daniel Craig, the first blonde Bond, reprises his role as 007, after critics and cinemagoers hailed his debut. First details of the...
  • 007 Craig gets two girls, not one January 10, 2008

    New York: James Bond has two new Bond Girls. Olga Kurylenko and Gemma Arterton will co-star in the latest installment of the 007 franchise opposite Daniel Craig, Columbia Pictures has announced. Craig made his debut as Bond in 2006's Casino Royale, which co-starred French actress Eva Green as Vesper Lynd, an enigmatic...
  • Take a peek at the ‘ultimate’ Bond November 18, 2006

    London: With Bond fever reaching its peak, computer geniuses have come up with what they claim the 'ultimate' 007. The techies created the decisive 007 by taking the most popular face parts from five famous Bonds. The picture is an amalgamation of first Bond Sean Connery’s nose, Roger Moore’s hair...