James Bond 25 director: Three frontrunners

Earlier this week, EON Productions and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, the companies behind the James Bond franchise,  announced their next 007 thriller would reach cinemas 8 November 2019. However, there was no announcement over who would be playing the iconic character or who would be directing the upcoming blockbuster. With Daniel Craig pretty much confirmed to reprise the…

Bond 25 announcement 

James Bond will return to US cinemas on November 8, 2019 with a traditional earlier release in the UK and the rest of the world. Bond 25, the next adventure in the long-running action franchise, will be written by Neal Purvis and Robert Wade, long time collaborators and writers on previous Bond films including CASINO…

Mrs Bond in the future? The Producers have spoken!

Some days ago we saw Jodie Whittaker cast as The 13th Doctor, the first woman ever to play the lead in Doctor Who.But what about James Bond? A similar franchise – both have been around over 50 years, have seen their lead played by multiple actors and have evolved with the times. Of course The…

Get back in shape with Daniel Craig’s workout plan

Now Daniel Craig appears to be locked in for a fifth go-round as the world’s most famous superspy, one of the premier reasons Craig succeeded as 007 was his physicality. A rough-and-ready action hero Bond with a body to match, Craig exploded onto the scene in Casino Royale, the massively successful 2006 franchise reboot that…

What would a Christopher Nolan Bond movie look like?

Christopher Nolan has Bond in his crosshairs. At least, that’s what this weekend’s headlines were suggesting after the director of Memento, Inception and the Dark Knight trilogy signalled his interest in taking charge of the suave British spy’s next big screen adventure while promoting his new war epic Dunkirk. «A Bond movie, definitely», enthused Nolan…

Daniel Craig IS back! Adele IS back!

He said he would rather ‘slash his wrists’ than do another James Bond film back in 2015.  But Daniel Craig is now reportedly ‘coming round’ to the idea of starring in a fifth installment – after months of swirling speculation regarding his replacement. According to the Mirror, Bond producer Barbara Broccoli is thought to have…

Is the announcement imminent?

James Bond producers and Daniel Craig have been very quiet since the release of Spectre, but does a recent Facebook change suggest a 007 announcement is imminent? It’s been over 18 months since the release of the last James Bond film. The gap between Spectre and its predecessor Skyfall was three years, with previous leaks suggesting…

EON Productions

Eighteen uneventful months have passed since EON Production’s last James Bond film Spectre was released. Admittedly, there has been one solid piece of information that we’ve heard about Bond 25’s current state of production, which is that they’ve hired Purvis and Wade to pen the script. However, that’s been overshadowed by EON’s apparent lack of interest…

Bond 25, on the way? Official answer [exclusive]

A cryptic message from the past sends James Bond 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,…

Bond 25 in 2020?! B. Broccoli talks

Daniel Craig has supposedly deigned to return as James Bond, but the blockbuster franchise’s prolific producer Barbara Broccoli is not waiting around for him to «get off his arse,» sources say. Broccoli was at dinner at the Chateau Marmont with other high-profile filmmakers on Tuesday, and pals said she’s not sure when the next 007…

[UPDATED] Christopher Nolan in Bond

UPDATE (12:20 p.m.): IMDb has now stripped out Syncopy from its list of companies involved with Bond 25. Fixing an error, or covering tracks?  The Internet Movie Database created a buzz the past 24 hours when it listed director Christopher Nolan’s Syncopy production company as being part of Bond 25. Phil Nobile Jr., a writer…

Hello Paul McGuigan!

Among the many questions surrounding the 25th James Bond movie is who’s going to be sitting in the director’s chair. Sam Mendes, who helmed the last two 007, has long since confirmed he wouldn’t be back. With Neal Purvis and Robert Wade penning a script for a possible shoot later this year, the identity of…