April 29, 2017

Tag Archives: James Bond

Angelina Jolie turned down Bond girl role in favor of playing Bond

HollywoodNews.com: Angelina Jolie doesn’t play the hero’s girl–she plays the hero. Vanity Fair reports that Jolie turned down the role of a Bond girl in one of the Bond movie reboots. She explains how her casting in “Salt” came about with, “It started with a call from Amy [Pascal, co-chairman[...]

Pierce Brosnan and son will be ‘Bonded’ (but it’s not what you’re thinking)

Hollywoodnews.com: Former 007, Pierce Brosnan, and his son Sean are readying “Bonded” under the star’s Irish Dream Time production label. “Bonded” is described as “a South-American, border-crossing, slave-labor drama” by U.K.’s Empire online which has been tracking the news online. Script was penned by Mo Ramchandani. Both papa Brosnan and son[...]

Seth Rogen unveils first “Green Hornet” trailer

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: I’m not familiar with “The Green Hornet” story. The trailer for the upcoming “Green Hornet” movie, which was released online late last night, makes me feel like I’ve heard it all before. Seth Rogen plays Britt Reid, the spoiled, party animal son of media mogul Jack Reid (Tom[...]

Jennifer Garner’s next move should be an “Alias” movie

Hollywoodnews.com: Why not, right? Television-to-movie adaptations are the current craze, and have been for the past few years. Hollywood is going back to the archives for “The A-Team,” celebrating present-day hits with “Avatar: The Last Airbender,” and looking ahead to future big-screen stories from the “24” and (possibly) “Lost” universe. “Alias,”[...]

Exclusive: Sylvain White discusses directing ‘The Losers’

By Todd Gilchrist As a huge fan of Sylvain White’s Stomp the Yard, a surprisingly thoughtful addition to the growing legacy of urban dance movies that proliferated in recent years, I was intrigued to see what he would do next. Too often, filmmakers with even a little bit of style show[...]

James Bond sequel halted as MGM woes continue

BY SEAN O’CONNELL James Bond has been put on ice as the producers of the long-running spy franchise figure out the next steps in light of the financial issues plaguing MGM Studios. “Due to the continuing uncertainty surrounding the future of MGM and the failure to close a sale of the studio,[...]

Pierce Brosnan talks about acting, producing in the context of ‘The Greatest’

BY TODD GILCHRIST It’s hard not to immediately think of Pierce Brosnan as James Bond, or even Remington Steele, but in the last decade, he’s played a remarkable variety of roles. During a recent roundtable interview, Brosnan explained that he’d burnt out on being the perfectly-coiffed, cool-as-a-cucumber leading man, and decided[...]

Could Rachel Weisz tangle with James Bond?

File this story under “Hopeful.” Quoting a “reliable, proven source who’s broken numerous, since confirmed stories,” Cinema Blend’s Josh Tyler reports that Oscar winner Rachel Weisz is being considered for the role of QUANTUM’s leader for the next James Bond film, which will be directed by Sam Mendes. That’s refreshing to[...]

Warner Bros. extends LEGO deal

Get ready for more Lego Batman, Indiana Jones, Harry Potter, Star Wars and more. Warner Bros. has renewed its partnership with TT Games to continue making LEGO games through 2016. According to reports, the video game franchise has already sold nearly 50 million units worldwide and remains very popular with family[...]
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