Sam Mendes

  • Helen Flanagan, Kate Upton in talks to play next Bond girl? 29-10-2013 03:15 PM

    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...
  • Kate Winslet: Society is incredibly judgmental about single moms 07-10-2013 11:23 AM

    Los Angeles: Actress Kate Winslet says life is an uphill task for single mothers as the society is judgemental about them. Winslet has two children - Mia, 12, and Joe, 9, from her previous marriages to Jim Threapleton and Sam Mendes respectively. The actress, who is now married to Ned...
  • Next James Bond film to be titled 'Devil May Care'? 14-07-2013 11:30 AM

    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...
  • Looking forward to work with Daniel Craig in 24th Bond film: Sam Mendes 12-07-2013 12:40 PM

    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 28-06-2013 01:41 PM

    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...
  • I felt sick at the prospect of 'Skyfall' sequel: Sam Mendes 24-04-2013 01:07 PM

    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,...
  • 'Skyfall' director Sam Mendes has a new Bond story 21-11-2012 02:44 PM

    London: Screenwriters Neal Purvis and Robert Wade say 'Skyfall' director Sam Mendes and writer John Logan have already come up with a story for the next film in the franchise. Mendes has not confirmed that he will be returning to direct Daniel Craig in the next outing for the iconic...
  • Skyfall: Sam Mendes considered quitting the film 13-11-2012 10:55 AM

    Los Angeles: With Bond franchise facing an uncertain future following the financial trouble of MGM, Sam Mendes says he thought of walking out of making 'Skyfall'. Mendes, an Academy-award-winning filmmaker, was brought to work on the next superspy movie by its actor Daniel Craig and the director says the wait...
  • Skyfall: Why James Bond did not come to Mumbai 12-11-2012 06:03 PM

    Los Angeles: Director Sam Mendes had to abandon his plans to shoot 23rd James Bond movie 'Skyfall' in Mumbai because he found it "incredibly difficult". The movie was meant to open in Mumbai, with a long chase that would have seen Bond racing through a densely populated market, jumping on...
  • 'Skyfall' earns Rs 27.5 cr in weekend Box Office 08-11-2012 04:00 PM

    Mumbai: The hugely anticipated 23rd Bond film 'Skyfall', starring Daniel Craig and Oscar-winner Javier Bardem, has posted a gross of Rs 27.5 crore approximately in its four-day opening weekend in India. This makes it the second biggest opening weekend ever for a Hollywood film in India and the highest for...
  • With 'Skyfall,' Craig puts his stamp on Bond 08-11-2012 01:15 PM

    If you just looked at the cast and crew of 'Skyfall,' you could easily confuse the assembled talent for a prestige costume drama. Director Sam Mendes, actors Judi Dench, Javier Bardem and Ralph Fiennes, and cinematographer Roger Deakins might just as easily be mounting a Shakespeare adaptation. But 'Skyfall' is,...
  • 'Skyfall's director to create vampire TV series 07-11-2012 05:08 PM

    London, Nov 7: 'Skyfall' helmer Sam Mendes is creating a supernatural vampire thriller for TV. The 47-year-old filmmaker is teaming up with his 'Skyfall' co-writer John Logan for the period show which he is developing and offering to UK broadcasters and Stateside cable channels, reported Sun online. "The show will...
  • James Bond is better than ever in 'Skyfall' 06-11-2012 02:36 PM

    To borrow a line from Depeche Mode, death is everywhere in 'Skyfall.' James Bond's mortality has never been in such prominent focus, but the demise of the entire British spy game as we know it seems imminent, as well. Still, this 23rd entry in the enduring James Bond franchise is...
  • Skyfall: Bardem one of the best Bond villains ever 29-10-2012 10:55 AM

    London: Javier Bardem is being hailed by the British media for his performance in 'Skyfall', the latest installment in the James Bond series, with critics saying the character played by the Spanish actor may be one of the best villains to ever take on 007. Bardem plays Raoul Silva, a...
  • Sam Mendes won't direct Bond films after 'Skyfall' 25-10-2012 06:31 PM

    Los Angeles: 'Skyfall' helmer Sam Mendes says he is not sure he will direct more Bond films after his latest 007 venture. The Bond movie has been dubbed the best James Bond film so far by a number of reviewers but mendes said that the film has been a very...
  • Judi Dench loves bossing James Bond around 24-10-2012 03:10 PM

    London: Veteran actress Judi Dench loved playing MI6 chief M in 'Skyfall' because she got to boss James Bond around. The 77-year-old actress relished being able to exert her authority over Bond in Sam Mendes' new chapter of the spy franchise 'Skyfall', reported Showbizspy. "As head of MI6 I have...
  • I'll be too old to play Bond at 44: Daniel Craig 24-10-2012 02:59 PM

    London: Bond star Daniel Craig, who has been getting rave reviews for his new 007 film 'Skyfall', says he will be too old to play the secret agent at the age of 44 and three-quarters. When asked when he'll be too old for the job, Craig said in jest, "I...
  • 23rd Bond film to be called 'Carte Blanche'? 31-08-2011 05:37 PM

    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...
  • Kate Winslet finds singlehood empowering 08-03-2011 09:59 AM

    Los Angeles: Oscar-winning actress Kate Winslet has opened up about her split from director Sam Mendes, calling her single status "empowering". The 'Titanic' star announced the end of her relationship with the filmmaker, her second husband, last March after nearly seven years of wedlock. The 35-year-old actress, who was linked...