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Before you get too excited, this is being reported by UK newspaper The Sunday Mirror and only has quotes from an “unnamed source”, but there are some who are claiming that pop singer Rihanna is being linked to the upcoming 24th Bond movie.
“Rihanna is a big fan of the Bond films and has always loved the idea of appearing in one”, the unnamed source who might not exist said. “She didn’t even need to think about it, she knows she wants to do it. She’s really excited.”
The yet-to-titled Bond 24 will start shooting in December and reunites Skyfall director Sam Mendes with Daniel Craig, who is making his fourth appearance as 007, while the cast also includes the returning Ralph Fiennes, »
- Luke Owen
We are only just on the cusp of October and you can already put the “No Vacancy” sign out on the Best Actor Oscar race. Sorry, no room. Don’t even think about jumping in. Every year of late, it seems the Actor race gets richer while the Actress contest actively searches for candidates. Remember how “sure things” Tom Hanks and Robert Redford didn’t even make the cut last year? Perhaps that is just a reflection of what juicy roles the industry is offering on either side of the gender divide.
Nevertheless, for 2014 it’s worse than ever and we have a serious glut of qualified Best Actor possibilities — just under 30 by my count, and even more seem to be trying to gain entry. This is the year the Board Of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences really ought to amend the rules, just as »
- Pete Hammond
Sets are currently being built in Obertilliach, Austria for the next James Bond film and local newspaper Kleine Zeitung (via mi6-hq.com) have posted the first look at it. They also have a bit information regarding what type of scene will be filmed in the small municipality is known as a Nordic paradise based on its exceptional skiing trails. According to reports, a small team of 10-12 crew members are constructing a temporary building on the outskirts of Obertilliach that will either be blown up or see a plane crash in to it during the film. - mi6-hq.com Bond 24 will be directed by Sam Mendes ("Skyfall"), from a screenplay written by John Logan. The cast will include: Daniel Craig as James Bond (007), Ralph Fiennes as M, Naomie Harris as Miss Moneypenny, and Ben Whishaw as Q. The film will be released in the UK and Us »
The Vaughnaissance starts here! HBO has finally confirmed the news that everyone already knew - Vince Vaughn will star in the second season of True Detective. Expect to see a darker side to the big screen comedy star, who'll play a career criminal alongside Colin Farrell's compromised cop in Nic Pizzolatto's drama.
The duo aren't familiar faces on the small screen (Farrell's last recurring TV credit was Ballykissangel in the late '90s!), but here are 7 essential Vaughn and Farrell film to watch to get you ready for season two.
1. Swingers (1996)
Vince Vaughn burst onto the scene in the mid-'90s as Swingers' fast-talking cool cat Trent Walker. His character, a charismatic extrovert, stood in sharp contrast to Jon Favreau's more contemplative Mike. After Swingers put Vaughn on the map, he bagged roles in Jurassic Park: The Lost World and the Psycho remake - but »
Sweden's Hoyte Van Hoytema has become to go-to replacement cinematographer for a few prestigious filmmakers, including Spike Jonze, Christopher Nolan, and now, Sam Mendes. After losing his Dp Roger Deakins, Mendes has chosen Hoytema to shoot the 24th installment of the Bond Series.
Hoytema is best know for shooting the Swedish horror film Let The Right One In. Later he stepped in for Lance Acord on Spike Jonze's Her and also for Wally Pfister on Christopher Nolan's upcoming Interstellar.
Filling Deadkins' shoes is going to take a lot of work, even for someone as talented as Hoytema. One thing we've heard is that Bond 24 will be shoot on film, which differs from the way Deadkins shot Skyfall, on an Arri Alexa.
- Laura Frances
By Anjelica Oswald
For some actors, it is a natural progression to move from using their talents in front of the camera to testing their skills behind it. Though actors have been making the transition for years, 2013 was a particular popular year for actors-turned-directors. Among some of the releases throughout the year were Ben Stiller‘s The Secret Life of Walter Mitty and Lake Bell’s In A World…, her directorial debut. The 2013 Toronto International Film Festival was the directorial launching pad of Jason Bateman’s Bad Words and Mike Myers’ Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon, and the festival also screened Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s directorial debut Don Jon and Ralph Fiennes‘ The Invisible Woman.
- Anjelica Oswald
We already learned Roger Deakins would not be returning to lens Bond 24 for Sam Mendes and with principal photography set to begin in December it seems Mendes has found a replacement in Hoyte van Hoytema (Her, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy) and he may be shooting photochemically rather than digital (source). That in mind, and his recent experience with Christopher Nolan on Interstellar, it makes me wonder if they'll also be shooting in IMAX. There isn't much else to report at the moment, but I do like the idea of going with a different cinematographer for the newest Bond, and van Hoytema's eye will certainly deliver a very different color palette than Deakins brought to Skyfall, or, come to think of it, any of the Bond films that I can think of. I expect we'll have a big press announcement soon enough, giving us a title and more for the new Bond film, »
- Brad Brevet
Daniel Radcliffe will win an Oscar, eventually. He's driven, he's eclectic, he's riding Leonardo DiCaprio-esque blockbuster momentum that he's happy to cash in for provocative material, and, most importantly, he's good. And getting better. Holding his own against Alan Rickman, Maggie Smith and Ralph Fiennes for a decade certainly helped. Based on the talent assembled for his latest project, Radcliffe's time could be coming sooner than later. Goldcrest Films announced today that Sir Ben Kinglsey ("Schindler's List") and Brie Larson ("Short Term 12") will join Radcliffe in Killer Films' "Brooklyn Bridge," the story of engineer Washington Roebling and his calamitous road to realizing New York City's iconic structure. Radcliffe will play Roebling, who inherits the Brooklyn Bridge project from his father (Kinglsey) and finds an unlikely working partner in his wife, Emily (Larson). Radcliffe's costars provide an awards-friendly bedrock for "Brooklyn Bridge." Kinglsey is a four-time Oscar nominee, picking »
- Matt Patches
Movie News - Filming for the new James Bond film is to begin in December 2014. Den of Geek reports that shooting for the eagerly-awaited new flick will start on December 6, 2014, with the star-studded cast set to get together at Pinewood Studios to read through the script in November. Daneil Craig will play the lead role in the Bond franchise for the fourth time, while Sam Mendes is directing again. It's also been confirmed that Ralph Fiennes, Ben Whishaw, Naomie Harris and Rory Kinnear are returning. However, there is still a vacancy for the role of Bond's foe in the upcoming movie. The film's bosses said ''the villain's henchman in 'Bond 24' is planned to be a classic physically imposing character who has several altercations with Bond throughout the mission''. Meanwhile, Daniel Craig is set for a secret cameo appearance in 'Star Wars Episode VII'. The 'Skyfall' star, »
Director Sam Mendes's follow-up to Skyfall, which will see Daniel Craig return as the spy for his fourth film, has recently been in the process of a rewrite by long-time franchise writers Neal Purvis and Robert Wade.
According to fansite MI6, the main cast will meet for a table read at Pinewood Studios in late November. MGM, Sony and Eon are yet to comment on this.
Bond 24 is to release on October 23, 2015 in the UK and November 6, 2015 in the Us. »
James Bond is jumping back into action just in time for the holidays. "Bond 24" is slated to begin filming on December 6, less than a year before its planned U.S. release date of November 6, 2015 (October 23 in the U.K.). The latest entry in the long-running franchise will see "Skyfall" director Sam Mendes returning behind the camera, with stars Daniel Craig (in his fourth outing as 007), Ralph Fiennes (M), Naomie Harris (Eve Moneypenny), Rory Kinnear (Bill Tanner) and Ben Whishaw (Q) also set to reprise their roles. Casting for a new crop of villains and Bond Girls is currently underway, with the latter category reportedly set to include a minor role for a Scandinavian actress and a lead role for a British actress. Locations will include Austria (standing in for Norway), Rome (where a car chase will allegedly be filmed) and possibly Morocco, while Pinewood Studios in England will »
- Chris Eggertsen
Since Sam Mendes delighted the world with the superb 23rd James Bond movie Skyfall a couple of years back, fans have been desperately waiting for the next film. Mendes will return to direct the as yet untitled 24th 007 adventure, with Daniel Craig assuming the role of the iconic character for the fourth time. News reaches Thn today that shooting on the new film will actually start on the 6th December for a 2015 release.
The word is that shooting will take place in Austria, Rome, and at Pinewood Studios in the UK.
Source: Eon »
- Paul Heath
Daniel Craig will return as the iconic British spy for his fourth Bond movie. Also reprising their roles will be Ralph Fiennes as M, Naomie Harris as Eve Moneypenny, Rory Kinnear as Bill Tanner and Ben Whishaw as Q.
Mendes, who directed the last Bond pic,”Skyfall,” is helming from a script by John Logan that was rewritten by the team of Neal Purvis and Robert Wade. The three scribes collaborated on “Skyfall,” but Logan had previously been the only writer on the as-yet-to-be-titled film known as Bond24.
- Dave McNary
The race for Oscar is akin to a political campaign, and the first three Fall film festivals have made a significant impact on all the major races. Consider that Venice, Telluride and Toronto take place within three weeks of each other and you have a huge indicator of how the season will progress. With that in mind, here are eight major takeaways that are still buzzing in our heads as the Oscar race begins. "The Imitation Game" just got a huge head start. Harvey's had a tough year at the box office. He isn't going to have a tough year with Oscar. "The Imitation Game" was the hit of Telluride and took the People's Choice Award at Toronto (something The Weinstein Company movies seem to have an awful amount of luck with). It's not quite the slam dunk that "The King's Speech" or "The Artist" were because it "appears »
- Gregory Ellwood
With a release date of November 6, 2015, it was only a matter of time before the next James Bond film- nicknamed Bond 24, for now- would go before cameras. There have been a handful of reports regarding the kinds of locations that are being scouted lately. We all ready know that Sam Mendes is back in the director's chair. We know that John Logan (Skyfall), Neal Purvis, and Robert Wade were writing the script. We also know that Daniel Craig, Ralph Fiennes, Naomi Harris, and Ben Whishaw would be back as 007, M, Moneypenny, and Q, respectively. Now, thanks to MI6-hq, we know exactly when production will start.
On December 6th, principal photography will begin on Bond 24. As of now, nothing is known about the plot of the film, though it's likely going to continue the trend of the Craig films where it will have direct ties to its predecessor. »
- Mario-Francisco Robles
Daniel Craig will be back filming James Bond 007 at the end of the year, as one or two details emerge about the production...
Giving themselves the usual tight turnaround (if not tighter this time, in fact), the team on the next James Bond movie are set to start shooting 007's 24th adventure on December 6th 2014. The new film will then kick off its global run in British cinemas at the end of October 2015.
As for the cast, we know that Ralph Fiennes, Ben Whishaw, Naomie Harris and Rory Kinnear are also returning. Casting continues however, with Bond's foes in this one yet to be put in place. MI6-hq, which broke the filming date news, »
Back in June, we reported that production on the highly-anticipated Bond 24 has been pushed to December 2014, with Skyfall co-writers Neal Purvis and Robert Wade returning to work on the original script by John Logan. Today, MI6-hq.com reports that shooting has been scheduled to begin on December 6, 2014.
The filmmaker and producers Barbara Broccoli and Michael G. Wilson are currently casting for the Bond Girl and villain roles. We reported last month that the villain will be a towering man named Hinx, who has been compared to classic James Bond villains Jaws and Oddjob. While several Scandanavian actresses have tested for a secondary roles, the primary Bond Girl will be British.
Production is scheduled to take place in Austria, »
Diplomacy director Volker Schlöndorff with Anne-Katrin Titze at Lincoln Center on Anton Corbijn's A Most Wanted Man: "Actually, I always compared Niels Arestrup to Philip Seymour Hoffman." Photo: Anne-Katrin Titze
At the 2014 Telluride Film Festival, Volker Schlöndorff was awarded the Silver Medallion and Diplomacy (Diplomatie), starring Niels Arestrup and André Dussollier was screened, as well as Billy, How Did You Do It? (Billy Wilder, Wie Haben Sie's Gemacht?) and Baal starring Rainer Werner Fassbinder. In New York, we discussed his adaptations from The Tin Drum by Günter Grass to Cyril Gely's play Diplomatie and dubbing Dustin Hoffman in German with Otto Sander in Arthur Miller's Death Of A Salesman. Working with Sam Shepard on Voyager, Arestrup's correspondence with Philip Seymour Hoffman in Anton Corbijn's A Most Wanted Man, Bertrand Tavernier's The French Minister and Ralph Fiennes' Max Frisch desires are explored.
Anne-Katrin Titze: As far as adaptations are concerned, »
- Anne-Katrin Titze
It looks like the next instalment in the James Bond franchise has a start date, with MI6 reporting that principal photography on the as-yet-untitled Bond 24 will get underway on December 6th, following a script read-through in November.
Bond 24 will reunite Skyfall director Sam Mendes with Daniel Craig, who is making his fourth appearance as 007, while the cast also includes the returning Ralph Fiennes, Naomie Harris, Ben Whishaw and Rory Kinnear.
As yet, there’s been no official word on new additions to the cast, although the producers are apparently seeking a physically imposing henchmen in the vein of Jaws and Oddjob, while the likes of Chiwetel Ejiofor and Lea Seydoux have been linked to roles.
Bond 24 is set for a UK release on October 23rd 2015 and will arrive in the States on November 6th.
The post Bond 24 to start shooting in December appeared first on Flickering Myth. »
- Gary Collinson
Having gone through another relatively long gap between 007 films, many fans have been waiting for any hint of production news in regards to Bond 24. Well, that wait is nearly over, as we now have word that principle photography for Daniel Craig’s fourth outing as MI6′s premier super spy will begin on December 6, 2014.
Before shooting actually begins, director Sam Mendes will have the main cast together at Pinewood for a table reading of the final script. Casting is not complete yet though, as there are still a few roles that have yet to be filled (or at least announced), including the main Bond girl, the villains, and other feminine interests for 007. That’s quite a bit of casting to wrap up in the next couple months.
We also still have next to nothing in terms of information about the plot of this film, but there have been »
- Alexander Lowe
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