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James Bond Returns in New Spectre Trailer

27 July 2015 2:00 AM, PDT | CinemaNerdz | See recent CinemaNerdz news »

Can we say that Daniel Craig incarnation of James Bond rivals Sean Connery’s at this point, or is that still considered blasphemy? Given that Skyfall (2012) is, at least until the release of Spectre, the most complete and entertaining Bond film ever produced, I wonder if we can’t mention the two actors in the same sentence without feeling the least bit guilty.

The new trailer for Spectre does very little to dissuade my enthusiasm for Craig and his Bond films (although Quantum of Solace (2008) was quite the follow-up to Casino Royale (2006) I was hoping for). The new film looks to continue the dark and menacing nature of these films, and I’m all for it; it’s a tone that works for Bond. Here’s hoping that the final film delivers the good that this trailer promises.

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Sensational new trailer for Bond 24: Spectre

24 July 2015 12:44 AM, PDT | | See recent AwardsDaily news »

Directed by Sam Mendes. Screenplay by John Logan. Cinematography by Hoyte Van Hoytema. Original Music by Thomas Newman. Edited by Lee Smith. Production Design by Dennis Gassner. Credit where credit is due. »

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Daniel Craig Is Steely James Bond Cool in New ‘Spectre’ Trailer (watch!)

22 July 2015 2:12 PM, PDT | | See recent news »

Daniel Craig is back as James Bond in the first new trailer for “Spectre,” the latest film in the Bond series. The installment has had a star-crossed history. It was caught up in the massive leak of Sony internal emails by a North Korean hack. John Logan, Neal Purvis and Robert Wade get the screenwriting credit. Sam Mendes directs a cast that includes Ralph Fiennes, Ben Whishaw, Naomie Harris, Rory Kinnear, Christoph Waltz, Léa Seydoux, Monica Bellucci, David Bautista and Andrew Scott. [...]

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Rolling Helicopters And Flying Cars Highlight The New Spectre Trailer

22 July 2015 7:36 AM, PDT | | See recent news »

Exotic locations, luxurious cars, slick gadgets, evil villains and 007 are featured in this brand new trailer for Sam MendesSpectre.

Cue the James Bond theme and keep an eye out for awesome helicopter stunt.

A cryptic message from the past sends James Bond (Daniel Craig) on a rogue mission to Mexico City and eventually Rome, where he meets Lucia Sciarra (Monica Bellucci), the beautiful and forbidden widow of an infamous criminal.

Bond infiltrates a secret meeting and uncovers the existence of the sinister organisation known as Spectre.

Meanwhile back in London, Max Denbigh (Andrew Scott), the new head of the Centre for National Security, questions Bond’s actions and challenges the relevance of MI6, led by M (Ralph Fiennes). Bond covertly enlists Moneypenny (Naomie Harris) and Q (Ben Whishaw) to help him seek out Madeleine Swann (Léa Seydoux), the daughter of his old nemesis Mr White (Jesper Christensen), who may »

- Michelle McCue

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Watch James Bond Uncover Shadowy 'Spectre' in New Trailer

22 July 2015 6:33 AM, PDT | | See recent Rolling Stone news »

Explosions and moody silhouettes dominated the first teaser for Spectre, but the James Bond flick's official trailer fills in more of the plot. The two-and-a-half-minute clip follows Daniel Craig's iconic secret agent as he journeys across the globe, uncovering the existence of the titular nefarious criminal organization. 

The trailer opens with Bond in Mexico City during the Day of the Dead Festival, strolling the streets wearing a skull mask before sniping an enemy from a rooftop. In Rome, he strikes up a romance with Lucia Sciarra (Monica Bellucci), the »

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‘Spectre’: New James Bond Trailer Debuts Online

22 July 2015 12:37 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Sony and MGM have released the first full-length trailer for “Spectre,” the new James Bond film directed by Sam Mendes.

Starring Daniel Craig as 007, “Spectre” was shot this past year in London, Austria, Italy, Mexico and Morocco.

It opens in U.S. theaters on Nov. 6.

The 24th film in the Bond franchise, “Spectre” co-stars Christoph Waltz as the villainous Franz Oberhauser, Ralph Fiennes as M, Naomie Harris as Eve Moneypenny and Ben Whishaw as Q. New cast members include Monica Bellucci and Lea Seydoux.

The previous Bond pic, “Skyfall,” delivered the best performance in the series with grosses topping $1.1 billion worldwide.

The name Spectre was featured in Ian Fleming’s Bond novels and stands for “Special Executive for Counter-intelligence, Terrorism, Revenge and Extortion.” It’s a fictional global criminal syndicate and terrorist organization, led by supervillain Ernst Stavro Blofeld, and first appeared in the novel “Thunderball” and in the film »

- Variety Staff

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Full-Length Spectre Trailer Sends Daniel Craig’s 007 On His Most Daring Mission Yet

22 July 2015 12:21 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

If Daniel Craig’s 007 has been continually evolving throughout the actor’s tenure as Ian Fleming’s shaken-not-stirred agent, then Spectre is primed to offer an introspective look into the super-spy’s dark and eschewed psyche. Set to pick up shortly after the events of Skyfall, Sam Mendes’ anticipated sequel will see our world-famous operative hunt down the titular organization, and unearth secrets about his own past in the process; secrets that are merely teased in this tantalizing second trailer for the upcoming actioner.

Opening in the thick of the Mexican holiday Dia de los Muertos, the footage starts there and never lets up, whisking Bond back to London and off to the streets of Rome for that all-important car chase sequence with Dave Bautista’s Mr. Hinx. Finally, there’s a bigger and better look at Christoph Waltz as lead villain Franz Oberhauser, who looks to be holding all »

- Michael Briers

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'Spectre' Trailer #2 Sends James Bond on a New Mission

22 July 2015 12:19 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Following the Spectre photos featuring the new Bond Girls released earlier today, Sony Pictures has debuted the second trailer for Spectre. The Bond Girls in question, L&#233a Seydoux, Monica Bellucci, Stephanie Sigman and returning star Naomie Harris, who reprises her role from Skyfall as Eve Moneypenny. Daniel Craig is back as 007 for the fourth time, following Casino Royale, Quantum of Solace and Skyfall.

Spectre follows the release of Skyfall, the biggest Bond film of all time, which took in $1.1 billion worldwide. In Spectre, a cryptic message from Bond's past sends him on a trail to uncover a sinister organization. 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. Sam Mendes returns to direct Spectre, with Daniel Craig reprising his role as 007 for the fourth time. Spectre is produced by Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli, »

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Watch the Spectre trailer: Craig as James Bond is back

21 July 2015 11:58 PM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

Watch the Spectre trailer: Craig as James Bond is back in the full traler for the new James Bond film, which hits cinemas in October.

The full version of the Spectre trailer has just been released by Sony Pictures over on The film is the 24th film in the lucrative franchise, and sees British director Sam Mendes back at the helm and Daniel Craig as the famous spy, James Bond 007.

Spectre will get a UK release on the same day as its premiere, the 26th October, which is a Monday, while Us audience can catch it in multiplexes from the 9th November.

Here’s the synopsis, followed by that brand new trailer.

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. »

- Paul Heath

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Why Sam Mendes will make a third James Bond movie (even if he doesn't know it)

21 July 2015 | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

Sam Mendes has declared now that he will not direct a third James Bond movie. I would like to declare that I don't believe a word of it. It was absolutely a career transition for Mendes when he took the job making "Skyfall," and he was a surprising choice in many ways. Before he ever broke through as the filmmaker behind "American Beauty," he was already acclaimed for his stage work, and he has continued to return to the theater between film jobs as often as possible. Normally, I'd say, "film is where the money is," but Mendes has been behind some genuinely massive stage successes, including the recent theatrical production of "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory," which is one of those shows that will play for the next 50 years in various touring productions, lining the pockets of Mendes as well as the Roald Dahl estate. I have no doubt »

- Drew McWeeny

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‘Spectre’ World Premiere Set for Oct. 26 in London

17 July 2015 10:47 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

The world premiere for “Spectre,” the 24th James Bond film, has been set for Oct. 26 in London by Eon Productions, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios and Sony Pictures Entertainment.

The producers noted that the for the first time ever, the film will open on the same night as the premiere at cinemas in the U.K. and Ireland. “Spectre” will then begin its rollout in territories around the world with the U.S. launch set for Nov. 6.

The previous Bond pic, “Skyfall,” delivered the best performance in the series with grosses topping $1.1 billion worldwide.

As usual with Bond films, most of the plot details of “Spectre” have been kept under wraps. The official description: “A cryptic message from Bond’s past sends him on a trail to uncover a sinister organization. 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. »

- Dave McNary

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James Bond movie Spectre opens in UK on October 26, the day of its world premiere

17 July 2015 7:57 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

New James Bond movie Spectre will get its world premiere in London on Monday October 26, 2015.

In a first for the 007 series, fans will also have the opportunity to see the eagerly-anticipated movie that same night when it opens in cinemas across the UK and Ireland.

Everything we know about Spectre including spoilers, trailers and the latest rumours

Spectre's worldwide release will follow after this date, including a Us opening on November 6.

The 24th film in the series is the fourth to star Daniel Craig as James Bond. It is also the second Bond movie in a row to be directed by Sam Mendes, following 2012's Skyfall.

Craig is joined in the cast by Christoph Waltz, Léa Seydoux, Naomie Harris, Ben Whishaw, David Bautista and Monica Bellucci, and Ralph Fiennes as M.

Spectre trailer embraces Bond movies past: Who's lurking in the shadows?

Spectre sees Bond receive a cryptic message from his past, »

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Penny Dreadful: The Complete Second Season Blu-ray / DVD Release Details and Cover Art

14 July 2015 8:03 AM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Fans of new twists on classic literary horror characters can now rejoice, as Showtime and Paramount Home Entertainment have revealed the cover art and details for the Penny Dreadful: The Complete Second Season Blu-ray / DVD, due out on October 6th. reports that Penny Dreadful: The Complete Second Season will come out on respective 3-disc Blu-ray and DVD sets on October 6th, complete with the following special features:

Video Production Blog Reeve Carney Round Table History of the Occult Character Profile Evelyn Poole's Mansion Interview/Behind the Scenes

Last month, Showtime officially renewed Penny Dreadful for a nine-episode third season that is set to premiere in 2016 and will begin filming this autumn in Dublin, Ireland.

"Penny Dreadful’s second season has found Vanessa Ives (Eva Green) and Ethan Chandler (Josh Hartnett) forming a deeper bond as the group, including Sir Malcolm (Timothy Dalton), Dr. Frankenstein (Harry Treadaway »

- Derek Anderson

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Penny Dreadful mobile game announced, watch the teaser here

10 July 2015 2:15 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Midverse Studios has announced that its developing a new mobile game based upon the hit Showtime series Penny Dreadful entitled Penny Dreadful: Demimonde, which will allow players to explore Victorian London with their favourite characters from the show via a blend of puzzle and collectible card game. Gheck out a teaser here…

The gameplay in Penny Dreadful: Demimonde will be a unique combination of Collectible Card Game (Ccg) and puzzle role-playing game (RPG) mechanics. The puzzles are customized mini-games created for Penny Dreadful fans. Players of the game will be able to collect their favorite characters and creatures from the show, assemble them into a team and battle head to head against other players in tournaments and events.

“With Penny Dreadful, Showtime and series creator John Logan have created a beautiful and haunting world of supernatural creatures and storylines, all intersecting in Victorian London,” said Rizwan Virk, co-founder and CEO, »

- Gary Collinson

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Round-Up: Penny Dreadful Mobile Game, Dark Horse TV Projects, Frank Forte / Asylum Press Comic-Con Prints

9 July 2015 8:28 AM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Midverse Studios's mobile game, Penny Dreadful: Demimonde, is currently in development and you can sign up for the beta version is going on now. Universal Cable Productions projects update and exclusive Frank Forte and Asylum Press prints are also featured in this round-up.

Penny Dreadful Mobile Game: Press Release: "Midverse Studios, a Silicon Valley mobile gaming company, announced that it is developing a game based on the Showtime hit TV Series Penny Dreadful. The new game called Penny Dreadful: Demimonde, will allow fans of the show to engage with their favorite characters and content from the series.

The game, under license by CBS Consumer Products, is currently under development and will be launched this fall for mobile phones and tablet devices. Penny Dreadful: Demimonde will be released via the Apple App Store, Google Play Store and Amazon Kindle store, with a Facebook version of the game set to follow. »

- Tamika Jones

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Penny Dreadful season 2 episode 10 review: And They Were Enemies

8 July 2015 12:50 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Penny Dreadful season 2 bows out on an exhilarating, if not action-packed, finale that sets up the much-anticipated season 3...

This review contains spoilers.

2.10 And They Were Enemies

The finale of Penny Dreadful finds everyone confronting their own personal demons whilst Vanessa takes on the Devil, speaking through the doll version of herself. Frankenstein's guilt about his creations and what they might inflict on the world threatens to consume him as Sir Malcolm is compounded with apparitions of his family. Caliban remains trapped at the hands of the Putneys who are determined to use him in their own personal freak show without realising quite what they hold within their cell and Lily's alliance with Dorian deepens. Finally, Chandler's wolf side is made known to Vanessa.

The confrontation with the Devil and the nightcomers lasts a small part of the episode as the consequences of the battle become the focus of the remaining narrative. »

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Penny Dreadful Season 2 Finale Postmortem: Embracing a Dark Fate

6 July 2015 2:16 PM, PDT | | See recent news »

Penny Dreadful, John Logan’s gothic, Victorian horror series on Showtime, has just wrapped one of the best and most unique seasons of television in memory. Since its premiere last year, the show has defied expectations by giving new twists to some very old tales (about Frankenstein and his monster, vampire lore, werewolves, and others), while also creating an extremely compelling central story around a new character, Vanessa Ives (Eva Green, a Performer of the Week alum). It also took the well-trod tale of Mina Harker and repurposed it into a way to bring together and bond the series’ characters under the singular roof of Sir Malcolm’s (Timothy Dalton) halfway house for troubled souls. Victor Frankenstein (Harry Treadaway) and Ethan Chandler (Josh Hartnett) also joined the cause alongside Malcolm, Vanessa, and Sembene (Danny Sapani), protecting each other against the devils within and without. [caption id="attachment_451555" align="alignright" width="350"] Image via Showtime[/caption] Despite all of that, »

- Allison Keene

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Showtime’s ‘Penny Dreadful’ Ends, Leaving Audience Wanting More

6 July 2015 7:24 AM, PDT | Monsters and Critics | See recent Monsters and Critics news »

Spoilers-do not read if you have not seen finale. The second season of “Penny Dreadful” has made our annual end-of-year list as an exquisite example of crisp storytelling by showrunner John Logan, propelled by excellence in the acting arts and the below the line crafts of wardrobe, art design, set decoration, hair and makeup, editing and cinematography.This is that rare, happy, sweet spot when all the cylinders are firing properly in a TV series, and the finale is loaded with possibilities for season three.Quite simply, Billie Piper, Rory Kinnear and Eva Green being overlooked for any Emmy or Critics’ Choice […] »

- April Neale

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Penny Dreadful season 3 will introduce a new icon of horror

6 July 2015 4:31 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

Penny Dreadful will introduce another famous figure from horror literature in its third season.

The Showtime / Sky Atlantic series already features icons of horror including Frankenstein (Harry Treadaway), his creature (Rory Kinnear) and Dorian Gray (Reeve Carney).

Series co-creator John Logan hinted at the introduction of a new character in an interview with Entertainment Weekly, following last night's (July 5) broadcast of the season two finale.

"I can tell you this - and this is such a tease, and I am sorry for it - but after two years I am finally adding another famous literary character," he said.

"It's been fun going into another writer's brain and bringing one of those great characters back into our world."

Sky Atlantic and Showtime announced last month that Penny Dreadful - a transatlantic co-production - would return for a third season in 2016.

The series features Josh Hartnett, Eva Green and Timothy Dalton among its ensemble cast. »

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Season Finale Review: 'Penny Dreadful' - Eva Green vs. the Devil was worth the wait

5 July 2015 10:44 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

It’s hard to imagine the characters that inhabit the world of  “Penny Dreadful” being in worse emotional predicaments than they were at the end of season one, but creator and writer John Logan leaves his creations at their lowest points following the season two finale, “And They Were Enemies.”  Thankfully, he has the combined talents of Eva Green, Billie Piper, Rory Kinnear and director Bruce Kirk to make the preceding hour a more satisfying finale than viewers might have expected. The previous episode, "And Hell Itself My Only Foe," found our heroes invading the home of Madame Kali (Helen McCrory) in order to rescue Sir Malcolm (Timothy Dalton) from her coven of witches.  It ended with Vanessa Ives (Green) facing her greatest fear, a doll of herself, and a trapped Sembene (Danny Sapani) refusing to kill Mr. Chandler (Josh Hartnett) before the full moon transformed him into his uncontrollable werewolf state. »

- Gregory Ellwood

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