2 items from 2015
Earlier this month former 007 Pierce Brosnan shared his thoughts on Spectre, stating that he wasn’t too impressed by the 24th instalment in the long-running spy saga, and now the Irish actor has been speaking about his own exit as Bond after Die Another Day, stating that he felt “kicked to the kerb” by the unceremonious way it was handled.
“I was in the Bahamas, working on a movie called After the Sunset and my agents called me up and said, ‘Negotiations have stopped. [Producers Barbara Broccoli and Michael Wilson] are not quite sure what they want to do. They’ll call you next Thursday,’” states Brosnan in Matthew Field and Ajay Chowdhury’s book Some Kind of Hero: The Remarkable Story of the James Bond Films. “I sat in Richard Harris’s house in the Bahamas, and Barbara and Michael were on the line —‘We’re so sorry.’ She was crying, Michael was stoic and he said, »
- Gary Collinson
If you don't know what to get the 007 obsessed person in your life for Christmas, you should go for "Some Kind Of Hero: The Remarkable Story Of The James Bond Films." Written by Matthew Field and Ajay Chowdhury," the book features over one hundred new interviews with the stars, directors, writers, filmmakers, studio executives and all manner of Bond insiders. Quite a few new juicy stories have already been unveiled. We've already learned about the "lost" Bond movie that eventually became "Skyfall," which would've seen the secret agent kill his boss M. The team behind the book has shared a couple of those anecdotes, including Pierce Brosnan's revelation of how coldly he was dropped from the franchise after "Die Another Day." Read More: Sam Mendes' 'Spectre' Starring Daniel Craig, Christoph Waltz, Lea Seydoux & Ralph Fiennes “I was in the Bahamas, working on a movie called ' »
- Kevin Jagernauth
2 items from 2015