Tag Archives: James Bond films

Potential options to replace Daniel Craig as 007

Go figure folks. Last week I posted a speculative piece looking at who could direct the next James Bond film now that Sam Mendes is out of the picture, and of the numerous folks I listed, only one realistic option (not counting Christopher Nolan, who is basically a pipe dream)[...]

Who could direct the next James Bond film?

Over the last week or so, word spread throughout the industry that Sam Mendes would not be returning to the James Bond franchise for a third go around as director. I can’t say that this is in any way a surprise, considering he only came back for Spectre after Skyfall[...]

“Spectre”: Ranking the James Bond movies so far

A new James Bond movie is always a bit of an event, especially if you grew up on the franchise like I did, so with Spectre hitting theaters tomorrow, I wanted to do something 007 centric. What though? Well, I opted to go ahead and both discuss the latest Daniel[...]

Sam Smith will sing the theme song for the upcoming 007 film “Spectre”

When it comes to theatrical theme songs, it’s hard to beat the ones that begin the James Bond franchise. I’ve loved the franchise since childhood (it’s the sort of thing a son bonds over, no pun intended, with the older male members of his family), the songs included. There have[...]

Spotlight on the Stars: Pierce Brosnan

For this week’s spotlight piece, I wanted to take a go a bit old school and take a look at an A-lister who’s been around for a while now…Pierce Brosnan. A very charming actor, he went from being well known and well liked on television to a mega star when[...]

James Bond producers launch revamped Web site 007.com

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: James Bond turns 50 this year, and producers are kicking the celebration off with a new Web site that helps promote “James Bond 23” … better known as “Skyfall.” This film, currently in production with Sam Mendes behind the camera, marks Daniel Craig’s third stint in 007’s tuxedo.[...]

Ben Whishaw cast as Q in Sam Mendes’ “Skyfall”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: “Skyfall” marks Daniel Craig’s third go-round in James Bond’s iconic tuxedo, but only the first time he’ll be able to interact with someone who’s integral to the franchise. Craig’s Bond finally is getting a Q. Ben Whishaw, star of “Perfume,” “I’m Not There” and “Layer Cake” (also with[...]

James Bond 23 officially titled “Skyfall”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: We no longer have to call it “James Bond 23.” Sam Mendes’ 007 thriller, which begins production today, officially will be called “Skyfall,” as was revealed this morning by longtime Bond producer Barbara Broccoli. Daniel Craig returns in the lead role of James Bond, a spy with[...]

Oscar-winning composer John Barry, of James Bond fame, passes away

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: John Barry, an Oscar-winning composer best known for his work on 11 James Bond adventures, passed away Sunday at his home in New York. “It is with great sadness that the family of composer John Barry announce his passing on the 30th of January 2011 in New York,”[...]

Could James Bond be back in theaters by 2012?

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: There has been a lot of talk about the busy 2011 film schedule, with multiple tent poles competing for eyeballs (and dollars). Next year, alone, Marvel will release “Thor” and “Captain America” pictures, Jon Favreau’s got “Cowboys and Aliens,” Todd Phillips finds the cure for “Hangover 2,” Johnny[...]
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