4 items from 2016
It has long been rumored, but talk of Tom Hiddleston as the potential next James Bond seems to be moving a bit beyond mere speculation.
The Telegraph reports that a flurry of bets were placed between Friday and Saturday for the British thesp to replace Daniel Craig as the next 007.
Those bets quickly made him the 2-1 favourite with bookies, and betting by bookmaker Coral had to be suspended after a particularly large bet was placed - sending his odds plummeting to 1-2. The bets came after Hiddleston was reportedly spotted meeting with "Skyfall" director Sam Mendes and producer Barbara Broccoli last week.
"There is no smoke without fire, and following the big gamble on Tom Hiddleston in the last 24 hours, we've had no »
- Garth Franklin
Any major male British actor in his thirties right now is likely on the consideration list to take over the role of James Bond should Daniel Craig not return for the next film in the series - something which isn't quite clear yet.
Idris Elba, Aidan Turner, Luke Evans, Tom Hardy, Damian Lewis, Richard Madden, etc. have all been suggested possibilities in numerous polls, and today one of the more frequently cited potential candidates - Tom Hiddleston - revealed to the Sunday Times that he has no shame to admit he'd love to be considered:
"I simply love the theme tune, the tropes and the mythology. I love the whole thing. If it ever came knocking, it would be an extraordinary opportunity. And I'm very aware of the physicality of the job. I would not take it lightly."
The comments come as Hiddleston's performance in the BBC's event series "The Night Manager »
- Garth Franklin
Since Kingsman possessed Samuel L. Jackson.s lispy billionaire Richmond Valentine and Sofia Boutella.s bladed prosthetic legged Gazelle as its villains, it was always going to be a big task for its upcoming sequel to top these advesaries. But, they.ve taken a huge step in the right direction with the revelation that Matthew Vaughn and his creative team are circling Julianne Moore as the action flick.s new foe. The Hollywood Reporter have alleged that Julianne Moore, who is the current incumbent of the Best Actress Oscar for her work in Still Alice, is currently in talks to play the villain in The Kingsman 2. No doubt this will have included her chatting profusely with Matthew Vaughn, as the Kick Ass, Layer Cake, and Stardust director is back to oversee the sequel. Unfortunately, further details regarding Julianne Moore.s potential character in Kingsman 2 have not yet been revealed. »
Last week, a report surfaced teasing some of the possible movie-related trailers that will air during Super Bowl 50 this Sunday on CBS. While none of these were confirmed by the respective studios, the report claimed that 20th Century Fox was planning "on-the-ground events" for movies such as Eddie the Eagle, X-Men: Apocalypse and Independence Day: Resurgence, which hinted that we may in fact see new footage from these movies during the big game. Just three days before the Super Bowl, 20th Century Fox has officially released its trailer for Eddie the Eagle, which has a football twist.
While the 30-second spot does include footage from the movie, the video reveals that several past and present NFL stars were treated to an advanced screening of Eddie the Eagle, with three iconic quarterbacks offering their thoughts on this true story adaptation. Seattle Seahawks' Russell Wilson, New Orleans Saints' Drew Brees and future »
4 items from 2016
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