Monica Bellucci speaks about Bond 25

Having made her James Bond debut in the most recent film, Spectre, Italian actress Monica Bellucci is being linked with the next, currently untitled, franchise entry. Will Monica Bellucci be appearing in the 25th James Bond film? It’s a rumour she refuses to confirm or deny, as her agent told Variety. And in conversation with The…

Denis Villeneuve, out?

Blade Runner 2049 helmsman Denis Villeneuve has taken his name out of the running for the Bond 25 directing gig due to his commitment to the Dune remake. Now that fans know Daniel Craig will return for one last mission as 007, the biggest question about the upcoming sequel is who will call the shots…

Adele’s Halloween

It may be a holiday traditionally associated with younger generations roaming neighbourhoods for a trick or treat. Yet, UK stars couldn’t help but get into the spirit of Halloween early as they dressed up to the nines, complete with gore for weekend festivities which they chronicled on social media. Lewas ading the fancy-dress was Grammy-award…

Christoph Waltz has talk

Christoph Waltz, who played Blofeld in Spectre, is promoting his latest film. A few days ago the actor attended the Festa Del Cinema di Roma and, of course, he was asked about his involvement on the coming James Bond film. The German actor  was clear and direct in his answer to Talk Movie. He will…

cOmposer rOyale

With just over two years until the premiere, nobody seems to know who will be composing the score for the next Bond film. The music is a key ingredient in the James Bond world – it is crucial for setting the tone and providing atmosphere whenever necessary. What would Goldfinger be without Barry’s trademarked brass…

James Bond banned from bonding with Moneypenny

James Bond bosses have vetoed a plot-line for Moneypenny and 007 to sleep together for the first time in 55 years of the movie franchise. Script writers were asked to supply ideas for the new Bond film, out in 2019: suggestions included Bond getting married and the spy facing an Islamic State-style terror group. However…

Rory Kinnear and Elon Musk

Rory Kinnear doesn’t know if he will be in the next James Bond movie. The 39-year-old actor starred as Bill Tanner – MI6’s chief of staff – in three of Daniel Craig’s recent outings as 007, and while the suave spy’s return is secured, his sometime co-star hasn’t yet been given the go-ahead to appear in…

Eva Green, Barbara Broccoli, Judi Dench and Léa Seydoux: Harvey Weinstein

Eva Green Eva Green, Casino Royale, has revealed an encounter with Harvey Weinstein left her feeling ‘shocked and disgusted’ after her mother broke the news the producer allegedly made an advance on her that forced the actress to ‘push him off’. Eva is the latest high-profile name to reveal an allegation about Harvey’s conduct, after he…

Monica Bellucci, back?

Every James Bond needs a Bond girl and it is thought that Daniel Craig has already picked his for Bond 25 – Monica Bellucci. Bellucci had a small role in 2015’s Spectre as Lucia Sciarra, who Bond sexed up after killing her husband, but now Craig is reportedly keen for more screen time with the…

What would bring Martin Campbell, director, back to James Bond?

Martin Campbell, director of Goldeneye and Casino Royale (the first films of the new Bond), is not sure whether he will ever return to the world of James Bond or not, but he does know what it might take to interest him enough for a return. While promoting his new film The Foreigner (starring Jackie…

Denis Villeneuve in talks for Bond 25

Canadian director Denis Villeneuve has confirmed that he is considering taking on Bond 25. In an interview with T’cha Dulnevy, of the Montreal Gazette, Villeneuve revealed that he is not only meeting with producer Barbara Broccoli on the matter, but also Daniel Craig, perhaps confirming earlier rumors that Craig wanted Villeneuve behind the camera. Said…

À bientôt…

The news of the death of Sir Roger Moore in May 2017 came as a great shock: he was one of those people you knew would go on for ever. There was just one small glimmer of light in the sadness – the news that a matter of days before his death he’d delivered the…