Sean Connery

  • 'Lord of the Rings' was turned down by Sean Connery November 19, 2012

    Los Angeles: 'Bond' star Sean Connery's decision to turn down the now iconic role of Gandalf in 'The Lord of the Rings' cost him USD 450 million. The films were considered a risky undertaking by Time Warner's movie studio New Line Cinema. With a budget of USD 281 million, the...
  • James Bond: History is as dramatic as the movies October 5, 2012

    London: As a new documentary shows, the real story behind the James Bond film franchise is almost as dramatic as the 007 fantasies themselves, full of twists and turns, personality clashes, heroes, villains, beautiful women and narrow escapes. 'Everything or Nothing' is released in theatres on Friday, branded 'Global James Bond...
  • Connery, Ferguson crash Murray's news conference September 9, 2012

    New York: Scotland's own Sean Connery and Alex Ferguson crashed Andy Murray's postmatch news conference after he won his US Open semifinal on Saturday. "Excuse me for interrupting," Connery, the Oscarwinning actor, said right after the Scottish tennis star answered a question about getting a day of rest before the final. He...
  • James Bond's Aston Martin car sells for $4.6 mln October 28, 2010

    London: An American businessman bought James Bond's 1964 Aston Martin DB5 for 2.9 million pounds ($ 4.59 million) at a London auction on Wednesday. The car driven by Sean Connery in his portrayal of the suave but lethal British secret agent in the "Goldfinger" and "Thunderball" Bond films sold for less...
  • Connery fans vote him the best Bond ever March 26, 2009

    New Delhi: Fans of the James Bond series have voted veteran Sean Connery as their favourite actor to have essayed the role of the British Secret Service agent, according to a recent survey. The survey was conducted by hmv.com and social networking site getcloser.com to mark the DVD and Blu-ray...
  • Ent Wrap: Jacko's stuff auctioned, Goody's life now a film March 26, 2009

    New Delhi: Michael Jackson's personal possessions go on display at the Hard Rock Cafe, its a battle of the 0O7's and Jade Goody's rags-to-riches story is all set to be turned into a film. SEAN CONNERY, THE FAVOURITE BOND Fans of the James Bond series have voted vetern Sean Connery as their...
  • In pics: All-time fave Bond characters and moments November 6, 2008

    Two recent online surveys asked movie buffs on their perfect Bond characters and moments. Here's what they found out. ...
  • In Pics: 007: The men who played Bond | Sneak Peek October 24, 2008

    New Delhi: Six actors have played the legendary spy James Bond till now. The first and the most prominent among them was Sean Connery. As the new Bond flick, Quantum Of Solace is all set for release, we take a look at all the stars who have played Agent 007....
  • Celina going places, teams up with Sean Connery October 22, 2008

    Mumbai: Former Miss India and Bollywood actress Celina Jaitley couldn't have asked for more. First she landed a role in Hollywood film Quest of Sheherzade and now she will team up with Oscar winner Sean Connery in the international project based on Arabian Nights. Quest of Sheherzade is scheduled to go...
  • Entwrap: Connery's autobiography reveals his quirky side August 28, 2008

    Sean Connery reveals his quirky side in his new autobiography Being a Scot and Brad Pitt and George Clooney send the shutterbugs into a tizzy at the 65th Venice Film Festival. Here’s the entertainment wrap with all the latest news on entertainment news from across the world. ...
  • 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...
  • Prince William turns bikini Bond babe September 12, 2006

    London: He may not look as appealing as the quintessential Bond girl Ursula Andress emerging from the sea in a bikini, but Prince William certainly presented a pretty picture when he dressed up as a Bond Girl at a Sandhurst bash. The future King of England was expected to dress up...