James Bond

  • Daniel Radcliffe wants to play villain in James Bond film? May 31, 2014

    London: 'Harry Potter' star Daniel Radcliffe reportedly wants to star in a James Bond film as a villain. The 24-year-old actor is keen to play the baddie in the famous spy series as he a big fan of Bond films, reported Contactmusic. "Daniel thinks he would be an excellent villain in...
  • Zarine Khan: Don't know what led to misconceptions about my nationality and age May 2, 2014

    New Delhi: She was mocked for putting on weight even though it was meant for a role in Bollywood. But actress Zarine Khan didn't let nasty weight taunts spoil her professional achievement and bliss. As her first Punjabi film 'Jatt James Bond', which has earned 7 crore in its first...
  • 'Jatt James Bond' collects Rs 7 crore in first four days May 1, 2014

    Mumbai: Punjabi movie 'Jatt James Bond' has collected about Rs.7 crore in its first four days of release and still going strong. Actor Vindu Dara Singh, who plays one of the prominent roles in the movie, is elated. "The theme is topical and I am thrilled that it is doing very...
  • Pierce Brosnan: Have no desire to watch myself as James Bond April 13, 2014

    London: Hollywood star Pierce Brosnan might have played James Bond in four of the films, but he feels that his performance as the iconic British spy was never good enough. The 60-year-old actor, who appeared as James Bond in 'GoldenEye', 'Tomorrow Never Dies', 'The World Is Not Enough' and...
  • I want to be the next James Bond villain: John Travolta February 18, 2014

    Los Angeles: Hollywood star John Travolta says he would love to play the baddie in the next instalment of the 007 series. The 'Pulp Fiction' star revealed he and Bond producer Barbara Broccoli have discussed the possibility of him playing 007's foe in the untitled 24th Bond film, reported Rolling...
  • Witty student writes '0.James Bond kg' as answer in test paper instead of 0.007 kg February 11, 2014

    A teacher was grading assignments when he found this epic answer. The actual answer is 0.007 kg! ...
  • Jatt James Bond: Zarine Khan makes her debut in Punjabi cinema January 2, 2014

    Following in the footsteps of Bollywood actress Neha Dhupia, Zarine Khan is also set to make her debut in Punjabi cinema. The actress will be seen opposite Gippy Grewal in 'Jatt James Bond'. The first poster of the film is out and actress will play the role of a Punjabi...
  • Helen Flanagan, Kate Upton in talks to play next Bond girl? October 29, 2013

    New York: 'Coronation Street' actress Helen Flanagan and model Kate Upton are reportedly among the top contenders for the coveted role of Bond girl in the 24th installment of James Bond. Flanagan, 23, is believed to have met the casting directors for 'Bond 24', reported Huffington Post. "They felt she...
  • I don't aspire to be James Bond: Abhishek Bachchan October 2, 2013

    Kolkata: Abhishek Bachchan has no desire to be James Bond but would not mind teaching actor Daniel Craig few Bollywood dance steps. "Every actor has his own identity. I don't aspire to be Bond. My quest is to do something new, something different," the Bachchan Junior told PTI here when asked...
  • Bobby Jasoos: Thrilled to be lady James Bond, says Vidya Balan September 27, 2013

    Mumbai: Actress Vidya Balan who will be playing a detective in 'Bobby Jasoos', says she is thrilled to be lady James Bond. Vidya will be seen in Dia Mirza's home production film to be made under their banner Born Free Entertainment. "I am thrilled to be lady James Bond. The film...
  • Tom Hardy to replace Daniel Craig as James Bond? September 16, 2013

    Los Angeles: Actor Tom Hardy is reportedly being considered to play the secret agent in the next James Bond film, once Daniel Craig finishes his contract with the franchise. According to the contract, Craig, who was last seen with "Skyfall", is bound to star in two more "James Bond" movies. However,...
  • Doubtful about Ben Affleck as Batman? We say, why not! August 28, 2013

    New Delhi: The announcement of Ben Affleck playing Batman in 'Man of Steel' sequel overpowered the news of Egyptian unrest and the failure of Indian policy makers in curbing the inflation. The news started a heated argument among the Batman fans which culminated on an online petition against Warner Brothers....
  • Next James Bond film to be titled 'Devil May Care'? July 14, 2013

    Los Angeles: Director Sam Mendes and actor Daniel Craig are back with 24th film in the James Bond film series. It is reportedly titled 'Devil May Care'. The title is based on an eponymous novel, written to commemorate the 100th birth anniversary of James Bond novels' creator Ian Fleming, reports contactmusic.com....
  • Bond role is just a rumour: Idris Elba July 13, 2013

    London: Actor Idris Elba has shot down reports that he will replace Daniel Craig as the next James Bond. Craig has a five-picture deal with Bond bosses and is expected to step down from the role in the next few years, and his 'Skyfall' co-star Naomie Harris fuelled speculation about Elba...
  • Looking forward to work with Daniel Craig in 24th Bond film: Sam Mendes July 12, 2013

    Los Angeles: Director Sam Mendes today announced that he returning to direct the 24th James Bond film with Daniel Craig reprising his role as the iconic spy. Mendes' follow-up to 'Skyfall', the highest-grossing film in the Bond franchise, is slated to arrive in theatres on October 23, 2015 in the...
  • I am in discussion over the next James Bond film: Sam Mendes June 28, 2013

    London: Director Sam Mendes confirms that he is in talks to direct the follow-up to hit Bond film 'Skyfall'. Mendes, 47, insisted he would not be back for Bond 24 shortly after the release of the last film in the 007 film franchise as he is busy with some other...
  • Christopher Nolan to direct next James Bond film? May 21, 2013

    New York: 'Batman' trilogy director Christopher Nolan is reportedly in talks to take charge of the next 'James Bond' film. The 42-year-old filmmaker is in the middle of informal talks with Bond producers Barbara Broccoli and Michael G Wilson to helm the film, which will be the 24th in the...
  • 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...
  • Danny Boyle to direct next James Bond film March 26, 2013

    London: Filmmaker Danny Boyle is tipped to make the next 007 blockbuster after 'Skyfall' director Sam Mendes shot down the offer. Bond producer Barbara Broccoli is said to have chatted with Oscar-winner Boyle, 56, at London's Empire Film Awards on Sunday, reported Sun Online. 'Trainspotting' director, who won the Empire...
  • James Bond bosses want Adele to sing next theme song March 3, 2013

    London: Producers of James Bond franchise reportedly want singer Adele to repeat her 'Skyfall' success with a new smash-hit tune. The bosses want the 24-year-old to sing the theme song for the next 007 movie as well after she won an Oscar for 'Skyfall' theme, reported Sun Online. "Producers are thrilled...
  • Adele's 'Skyfall' theme wins Oscar for best song February 25, 2013

    Los Angeles: Adele's 'Skyfall' has won the Academy Award for best original song, a first for a James Bond theme. While 007 themes have long been a beloved movie tradition, they've never before won an Oscar. Three previous Bond tunes were nominated: 'For Your Eyes Only,' 'Nobody Does It Better,' and...
  • Oscar show promises music, megastars and James Bond February 24, 2013

    Los Angeles: Bigger stars, more music and edgier comedy are on the menu for Sunday's Oscar ceremony, when the most coveted awards in the movie industry are handed out during a glittering Academy Awards show. Producers of the three-hour Oscar telecast at Hollywood's Dolby Theatre are promising a faster-paced show and...
  • 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...
  • British troops used James Bond-like gadgets during WWII January 28, 2013

    London: An intelligence officer for British secret department M19 has come up with a catalogue that shows how troops used James Bond-like gadgets during the Second World War to outwit the enemy. The 79-page catalogue, designed by inventor Christopher Clayton-Hutton, offers a fascinating insight into the inventive methods British soldiers used...
  • Daniel Craig wants Adele for the next Bond film January 7, 2013

    London: Actor Daniel Craig wants multiple Grammy winning singer Adele to sing the theme song for the next Bond film after her global smash with 'Skyfall'. The 24-year-old singer would be the first repeat Bond singer since Shirley Bassey sang 'Goldfinger', 'Diamonds Are Forever' and 'Moonraker', reported Daily Mirror online. Craig, 44,...
  • Oscars to feature special celebration of James Bond January 5, 2013

    Los Angeles: The Academy Awards have typically overlooked James Bond films but this year's ceremony will include a tribute to the superspy movie franchise, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary. Last year's 'Skyfall' has become the first Bond film to gross more than USD 1 billion worldwide and the film marked...
  • Javier Bardem gets SAG nomination for 'Skyfall' December 13, 2012

    Los Angeles: Spanish actor Javier Bardem was nominated for the Screen Actors Guild Award for best supporting actor for his portrayal of the villain in the latest James Bond film, 'Skyfall'. Also nominated in the category are Alan Arkin ('Argo'), Robert De Niro ('Silver Linings Playbook'), Philip Seymour Hoffman ('The Master')...
  • James Bond once had a fling with a maid December 12, 2012

    London: James Bond was far from the English gent portrayed in the 007 films, but rather a more troubled, heavy-drinking character, the new Bond author claims. Novelist William Boyd, famed for 'Any Human Heart', said Bond's true character, until now, had been underplayed. "In the films Bond is a cartoon character...
  • Superheroes, Bond, hobbits vie for effects Oscar November 30, 2012

    Los Angeles: James Bond, Snow White and a whole lot of hobbits and superheroes are in the running for the visual-effects prize at the Academy Awards. The superhero blockbusters 'The Avengers', 'The Dark Knight Rises' and 'The Amazing Spider-Man' are among 10 films that made the cut for visual-effects nominations for...
  • Roger Moore's love for tan led to skin cancer November 27, 2012

    London: Former Bond star Sir Roger Moore says his habit of soaking up the sun to get a Hollywood tan has led to a series of skin cancer scares in the subsequent years. The 85-year-old British actor sported a deep tan throughout his movie career to avoid applying make-up on...