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10 Actors Who Could Be The Next James Bond

22 January 2015 12:51 PM, PST | Obsessed with Film | See recent Obsessed with Film news »

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With anticipation for Spectre building up a nice head of steam, the elephant in the room over where to go next is slowly rearing its giant head. And the big question is, who’s going to be the face of it all.

Back with Casino Royale, Daniel Craig took on a character that looked dead in the water and somehow dragged him kicking and screaming into the modern age. He’s tied into the next two films, but after that he’ll be leaving the franchise. And whoever wants to fill those shoes is going to have their work cut out.

Beyond the plot, beyond the gadgets, and beyond the theme tune, the casting of the next James Bond is the key to ensuring the continued success of the franchise. A man who has been seen in so many incarnations since first being typed out by Ian Fleming »

- Adam Clery

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Take That want to write James Bond theme song

22 January 2015 11:02 AM, PST | National Ledger | See recent National Ledger news »

Take That want to write a James Bond theme. The musical trio - featuring Gary Barlow, Mark Owen and Howard Donald - are currently promoting their new song 'Get Ready For It', which they recorded for the upcoming film 'Kingsman: The Secret Service', and have confessed they are keen to be involved with the music for the 24th spy film, 'Spectre', as well. Howard said: ''I would love to write a Bond theme!'' The movie - which is scheduled to be released in November - will see Daniel Craig reprise his role as James Bond, and although details of the cast have been confirmed, the makers have remained tight-lipped over who will feature on the much-anticipated soundtrack. Earlier this week, Mark Ronson admitted any involvement in the project is ''every little boy's dream'', while Lana Del Rey and Sam Smith have also been suggested as serious possibilities. »

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Is Adele Recording the New James Bond Song?

22 January 2015 10:05 AM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Does Adele have a new mission to sing for James Bond again? The British songstress, 26, who won an Oscar for her theme song for the franchise's last installment, Skyfall, is rumored to be working on Spectre. According to The Daily Mirror, she was flown to Los Angeles to record potential new music for the film. Daniel Craig, who has begun filming in Europe, has lauded the singer's talent. "I cried," Craig said about Adele's work on Skyfall. "From the opening bars I knew immediately, then the voice kicked in, and it was exactly what I'd wanted from the beginning. »

- Simon Perry, @SPerryPeoplemag

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Is Adele Recording the New James Bond Song?

22 January 2015 10:05 AM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Does Adele have a new mission to sing for James Bond again? The British songstress, 26, who won an Oscar for her theme song for the franchise's last installment, Skyfall, is rumored to be working on Spectre. According to The Daily Mirror, she was flown to Los Angeles to record potential new music for the film. Daniel Craig, who has begun filming in Europe, has lauded the singer's talent. "I cried," Craig said about Adele's work on Skyfall. "From the opening bars I knew immediately, then the voice kicked in, and it was exactly what I'd wanted from the beginning. »

- Simon Perry, @SPerryPeoplemag

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"Spectre"- New 'James Bond' Set Images

19 January 2015 2:06 PM, PST | SneakPeek | See recent SneakPeek news »

Sneak Peek new leaked set images of actor Daniel Craig, in action on the set of director Sam Mendes' next 'James Bond' movie "Spectre", currently filming in Austria:

"...a cryptic message from the past of 'Bond' sends him on a trail to uncover a sinister organization.

"Then while 'M' battles political forces to keep the secret service alive...

"...Bond peels back the layers of deceit to reveal the terrible truth behind 'Spectre'..."

"Spectre" will be released in North America, November 6, 2015, also starring Rory Kinnear as 'Tanner', Ben Whishaw as 'Q', Naomie Harris as 'Eve Moneypenny', Ralph Fiennes as 'M', Jesper Christensen as 'Mr. White', Andrew Scott as 'Denbigh'...

...Léa Seydoux as 'Madeleine Swann', Dave Bautista as 'Mr. Hinx', Monica Bellucci as Lucia 'Sciarra'...

...and Christoph Waltz as 'Oberhauser'.

"Spectre" will also include a new 'Aston Martin' , called the 'DB10', designed specifically for the film.

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- Michael Stevens

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How Movie Franchise Brands Appear Everywhere

18 January 2015 3:16 PM, PST | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

 

In the golden age of cinema, a movie could stand on its own. Old Hollywood was all about the films and nothing else. Stars were the commodities and movies were the products – the industry began and ended with what was put on the silver screen.

However, the blockbuster culture of the 1980s repositioned films as the centre point of a large orbit of merchandise. Soon, a film was not a success unless it became a franchise. It was no longer just about the box office returns but how many tie-in lunch boxes or coffee mugs were sold.

Movie merchandise is still expanding to this day and every new product, medium or technology is accompanied by a wave of tie-in material. These days it is tie-in video games which have perhaps become the most lucrative.

These extensions of movie franchises are becoming so self-sufficient that they are now produced independently of their film equivalent. »

- Kyle Reese

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007 in action in Spectre set photos from Austria

18 January 2015 12:32 PM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Filming is currently underway in Austria for the latest James Bond film Spectre, and some new set photos have arrived online showing a big action sequence being shot…

 

A cryptic message from Bond’s past sends him on a trail to uncover a sinister organisation. While M battles political forces to keep the secret service alive, Bond peels back the layers of deceit to reveal the terrible truth behind Spectre.

Spectre is set for release in the UK on October 23rd 2015 in the UK and November 6th 2015 in the States. The film sees Sam Mendes (Skyfall) directing Bond veterans Daniel Craig as James Bond, Rory Kinnear as Tanner, Ben Whishaw as Q, Naomie Harris as Eve Moneypenny, Ralph Fiennes as M and Jesper Christensen as Mr. White, alongside franchise newcomers Andrew Scott (Pride) as Denbigh, Lea Seydoux (Blue is the Warmest Colour) as Madeleine Swann, Dave Bautista (Guardians of the Galaxy) as Mr. »

- Thomas Roach

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Melissa McCarthy and Jude Law enter the Spy game in red-band trailer

13 January 2015 2:48 PM, PST | Cineplex | See recent Cineplex news »

May’s theatrical release of Spy looks to be a welcome palette cleanser before director Sam Mendes and star Daniel Craig bring back their moody James with Spectre – a.k.a. Bond 24 – in November. 

We’ve always wanted Jude Law to play a dapper, very British spy. If the James Bond franchise won’t let him play 007, at least this summer’s Spy will give us a small taste of what could have been.

In SpyMelissa McCarthy teams up once again with director Paul Feig (Bridesmaids, The Heat) for another odd-girl-out situation comedy. This time McCarthy is Susan Cooper, the brain behind Law and Jason Statham’s brawn.

Seemingly meant for an unordinary life, Susan sits safely behind a desk as a CIA analyst, assisting the agency’s in-field agents via Bluetooth – sort of the Q to Law and Statham’s 007. But when a femme fatale (Rose Byrne »

- Sasha James

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2015 Golden Globe Awards Live Blog: Winners and Live Commentary!

11 January 2015 3:14 PM, PST | Rope of Silicon | See recent Rope Of Silicon news »

2015 Globe Necessities: Predictions | Nominees | Winners Welcome to our live blog of the 2015 Golden Globe Awards where myself and Laremy Legel will be providing running commentary and up-to-the-minute winner announcements over the course of three straight hours of Golden Globe excitement. This is the ninth year in a row we have provided a live blog of the events and, as always, we're hoping to do better than the last time out. If you'd like to check out how we do things around here you can check out previous installments at the following links: 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006. Over the course of the evening expect commentary, winners and anything else that comes to mind. I will be breaking things up on an hourly basis, providing a page break at the end of each hour to hopefully keep things manageable and in the right hand column you will notice I have placed a list of the winners, »

- Brad Brevet

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Marvel vs. 007: Why Coulson is more of a hero than Bond

10 January 2015 3:38 PM, PST | Shadowlocked | See recent Shadowlocked news »

[This article tries to avoid any major spoilers, and so provides more of a general overview. Most specific plot points are implied, so while the article is not guaranteed to be 100% spoiler-free, it covers things which are generally considered common knowledge, and so most of the main plot points should be left intact.]

In the UK, both Skyfall and The Avengers (or Avengers Assemble) are being shown on television tonight on different channels at overlapping times, so fans will only be able to watch one. (That would seem to provoke a reaction like, 'I'm not going to choose between my favourite actor to play James Bond and my favourite writer! That's insane troll logic!')

Bond and Marvel are two of the biggest franchises in the world at the moment, with each set to release their next instalment this year (Spectre and Avengers: Age of Ultron). This being the internet, the default response would be to pit the two against each other, as if one could only be a fan of one franchise, not both. The prepondance of alternative viewing options, like DVDs, TV repeats, etc. ultimately render such a discussion moot, in the colloquial sense of the word, meaning redundant. However, it's »

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Spectre: James Bond film refused permission to film car chase in Italy

9 January 2015 7:20 AM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Spectre has been refused permission to film a car chase in Rome.

Producers of the James Bond film had hoped to film the high octane scenes in the Italian capital, but city officials are concerned that filming may result in damage to prestigious monuments.

Federica Galloni told the Il Messaggero newspaper: "We have not authorised the sequence at the Quattro Fontane (Four Fountains) because it is too fragile in terms of architecture."

She explained that producers have been asked to use special effects for the sequence, as the fountains are undergoing expensive renovation works.

In the proposed scenes, Daniel Craig's Bond would drive his Aston Martin through the city's streets in a night-time chase.

A synopsis for the film reads: "A cryptic message from Bond's past sends him on a trail to uncover a sinister organisation.

"While M battles political forces to keep the secret service alive, Bond peels »

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Review: Kingsman - The Secret Service Delivers An Entertaining Ride

9 January 2015 7:00 AM, PST | Twitch | See recent Twitch news »

The world of espionage has become a bit dour of late. Our postmodern proclivities have caught up with us, and thanks to our impossible missions, our Bourne fascinations and a Daniel Craig-ified Bond, we've lost a little bit of the silly when it comes to our secret service cinema.Leave it to Matthew Vaughn, then, to shake and/or stir a wee bit of self-aware fun into the mix. For remember, before he took the mutants to school or kicked some ass with avenging heroes, he baked a Layer Cake that intro'd much of the world to that Craig guy mentioned earlier. The chops are there, it seems, so does it all pay off?Well, sure. Kingsman is a film that hides nothing about its intentions, practically...

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Sia Faces Backlash For Her "Elastic Heart" Video

8 January 2015 12:56 PM, PST | Popsugar.com | See recent Popsugar news »

Sia apologizes to those who found her new video upsetting - Us Weekly Trouble brews for Beyoncé in light of her Thailand trip - HuffPost Celebrity James Bond filming takes Daniel Craig all the way to Austria - Lainey Gossip Find out who Taylor Swift is reportedly after now - Dlisted Jessica Simpson blames her husband for her weight gain - Et Ryan Reynolds's latest movie involves cats and murder - JustJared Find out which strange award Bella Thorne received - Hollywood Tuna Is Mariah Carey following in Britney Spears's footsteps? - Pink Is the New Blog Find out who Kate Gosselin is dating - The Superficial »

- Ryan-Roschke

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Movie News: Michael Keaton Heads to 'Kong: Skull Island'; Watch Olivia Wilde in New 'Lazarus Effect' Trailer

8 January 2015 12:00 PM, PST | Movies.com | See recent Movies.com news »

Kong: Skull Island: Michael Keaton, widely acclaimed for his starring role in Oscar contender Birdman (above), is "finalizing a deal" to join Kong: Skull Island. Tom Hiddleston and J.K. Simmons (Whiplash) are already set to star in the adventure, which follows a team of explorers on an island inhabited by prehistoric beasts; Jordan Vogt-Roberts (The Kings of Summer) will direct. [Deadline]   Spectre: Earlier this week we shared a teasing, behind-the-scenes photo from the set of Spectre, the next James Bond adventure, and now actress Lea Seydoux has posted more photos that show her, Daniel Craig (Mr. 007) and Dave Bautista (villainous henchman) atop a mountain in Austria during a break from filming. We suspect their scenes in the movie, out on November 6...

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Movie News: Michael Keaton Heading to 'Kong: Skull Island;' Watch Olivia Wilde in New 'Lazarus Effect' Trailer

8 January 2015 12:00 PM, PST | Movies.com | See recent Movies.com news »

Kong: Skull Island: Michael Keaton, widely acclaimed for his starring role in Oscar contender Birdman (above), is "finalizing a deal" to join Kong: Skull Island. Tom Hiddleston and J.K. Simmons (Whiplash) are already set to star in the adventure, which follows a team of explorers on an island inhabited by prehistoric beasts; Jordan Vogt-Roberts (The Kings of Summer) will direct. [Deadline]   Spectre: Earlier this week we shared a teasing, behind-the-scenes photo from the set of Spectre, the next James Bond adventure, and now actress Lea Seydoux has posted more photos that show her, Daniel Craig (Mr. 007), and Dave Bautista (villainous henchman) atop a mountain in Austria during a break from filming. We suspect their scenes in the movie, out on November 6...

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- Peter Martin

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James Bond: 10 Biggest Fashion Disasters

8 January 2015 2:02 AM, PST | Obsessed with Film | See recent Obsessed with Film news »

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When one thinks of James Bond, the suave super spy with a licence to kill, the image is normally of the perfectly turned out gentleman in a fitted tuxedo, or a Tom Ford bespoke suit. Even when in action, Bond can usually be depended upon to look stylish in sharply creased fatigues or fashionably black combat gear. However, throughout Agent 007’s 52 years on screen his standards have sometimes slipped, in a surprisingly alarming fashion on occasion. For every Brioni suit and silk shirt there’s also been a dubious blouson or a sports coat with checks you could play noughts and crosses on.

Not all of these fashion disasters are Bond’s fault – tastes change and what might have been cutting edge in the seventies, such as a fondness for beige, appear awful to modern eyes. Just remember, however, that audiences in 2050 might make the same of »

- Terry Warner

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New ‘Spectre’ Cast Photos Released From Austrian Bond Set

8 January 2015 1:57 AM, PST | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

So, the Spectre production has moved on to the snowy climbs of Austria, as revealed in the wintery image that we posted earlier on in the week, and early yesterday, the cast took to the mountains and released a brand new set of images as part of a special photocall. The production is currently shooting in the resort of Sölden, and is expected to continue until next month, according to its official website.

From December 2014 until February 2015 Sölden will be one of the locations where filming for the new James Bond Movie will take place. We kindly ask for your understanding once filming commences; some areas will be subject to close downs or restricted usability.

It goes on to say that the ‘3S Cable Car Gaislachkogl II, piste 1 and 1b and ice Q Restaurant’ will be closed to the public for the shoot, as well as ‘Glacier road incl. the »

- Paul Heath

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See The New James Bond Movie's Breathtaking Visuals

7 January 2015 7:37 PM, PST | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

James Bond has proven himself comfortable in just about every action-heavy/dangerous situation, and that most certainly includes skiing. We've seen many 007s hit the slopes over the years, and looking at these beautiful new official Spectre images, it appears that Daniel Craig will be soon be joining those ranks. (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js = d.createElement(s); js.id = id; js.src = "//connect.facebook.net/en_US/all.js#xfbml=1"; fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js, fjs); }(document, 'script', 'facebook-jssdk')); Post by James Bond 007. With Spectre currently in production, the official James Bond Facebook page has posted a series of new photos from the set, capturing the cast as they visit the Austrian ski resort of Sölde. It wasn't just Daniel Craig's Bond who was on hand, however. The gallery also featured pictures of Léa Seydoux, who is »

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Universal, MGM Settle Lawsuit Over Alleged ‘James Bond’ Copyright Infringement

7 January 2015 4:12 PM, PST | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Universal Pictures and MGM have settled out of court a dispute over intellectual property rights surrounding the “James Bond” series, documents obtained by TheWrap confirm.

“The parties have resolved the matter to their satisfaction,” a joint statement from the studios’ lawyers said, with settlement terms unspecified.

In April, MGM and producers Danjaq claimed a script being developed by Universal borrowed heavily from Ian Fleming‘s beloved “Bond” franchise.

Also Read: Idris Elba on Being the Next James Bond: ‘Glad You Think I’ve Got a Shot!’ (Photo)

Section 6,” the script in question, is a historical spy thriller written by Aaron Berg. »

- Matt Donnelly

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See ‘Spectre’ Set Photos From the Austrian Mountains

7 January 2015 12:00 PM, PST | Slash Film | See recent Slash Film news »

Earlier this week, Sam Mendes went back to work on the 24th Bond movie, Spectre. We knew this from a Tweet that showed the camera slate in a mysterious, snowy location. We now know the details on that location: it is Sölden, Austria, where Daniel CraigLéa Seydoux and Dave Bautista posed for some promotional photos as […]

The post See ‘Spectre’ Set Photos From the Austrian Mountains appeared first on /Film. »

- Germain Lussier

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