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Bond 24 set to start shooting on 6th December

September 14th, 2014 by

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According to a report on our friends at MI6 today, Bond 24 is due to start shooting on 6th December 2014. The report says that Sam Mendes will assemble the cast for a readthrough of the script in late November and also that casting for the Bond girls and villain is currently taking place.

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Richard Kiel dies at 74

September 11th, 2014 by

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I was sad to read this morning of the death of Richard Kiel, who memorably played Jaws in The Spy Who Loved Me and Moonraker opposite Roger Moore. Richard Dawson Kiel (September 13, 1939 – September 10, 2014) was best known for his role of the steel-toothed Jaws in the James Bond movies The Spy […]

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Goldinger 50th anniversary auction

September 9th, 2014 by

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To commemorate the 50th anniversary of Goldfinger Christie’s is organizing an online auction of James Bond and Goldfinger memorabilia. The auction runs from the 8th to the 17th of September and includes the following items: A first edition of Goldfinger book by Ian Fleming. A British cinema poster with a Goldfinger LP record signed by Shirley […]

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Classic James Bond Returns to the Big Screen in Glasgow

September 7th, 2014 by

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The Glasgow Film Theatre will bring Sean Connery back to the big screen in his iconic role of James Bond with a showing of From Russia With Love on Wednesday 10th September at 17:30. Dr. Melvyn Stokes, a noted film historian, will introduce the film and lead a discussion about 1960’s cinema following the showing. […]

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007 audio books now available in the US and Canada.

September 5th, 2014 by

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The complete set of James Bond audio books, previously available in the UK, is now available for purchase in the US and Canada. Also see our article on the James Bond audio books here Narrated by Rosamund Pike, Bill Nighy, Tom Hiddleston, Sir Kenneth Branagh, and others, this set is an unabridged recording that was […]

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Ian Fleming features at the Henley Literary Festival

September 5th, 2014 by

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October’s Henley Literary Festival will see two events celebrating the work and life of James Bond creator Ian Fleming. Held at Henley-on-Thames, the festival will celebrate the role Jamaica played in the creation of the 007 stories and mark 50 years of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. Chitty Chitty Bang Bang illustrator John Burningham will explain […]

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Tickets for Swedish 007 gala now available from Ticnet

September 5th, 2014 by

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Tickets for the 10th anniversary gala by From Sweden With Love in aid of UNICEF are now available from Ticnet, the biggest box-office chain in Sweden. Buy tickets here For event details see From Sweden With Love here.

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Casting call for Bond 24 henchman

August 23rd, 2014 by

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007 podcasters James Bond Radio appear to have achieved quite a scoop with their announcement that they had received word direct from the casting agency working on Bond 24 that they are now looking to fill the henchman role. POTENTIAL SPOILERS BELOW The henchman, named Hinx, is described as being in the tradition of Oddjob […]

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Rumour: Bond 24 skidoo chase planned for Austria

August 22nd, 2014 by

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Daniel Craig and the Bond 24 production team is set to spend three days shooting in Obertilliach if reports in Austrian media are to be believed. Bezirks Blätter says that a skidoo chase is planned for the Alpine village and that another mock village is to be built nearby. There is not much to go […]

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Dezer Collection selling Lotus Esprit submarine

August 20th, 2014 by

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Do you have a spare $1 million to spend on your Bond collection? If so you might be interested in the Lotus Esprit submarine currently on sale by the Dezer Collection. The car, one of six built for filming the underwater sequence in The Spy Who Loved Me, is not drivable but is one of […]

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