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28th May 2015

Fact: Famed Bond girl PUSSY GALORE has been resurrected for a new 007 novel. The character, who turns from villainess to heroine in Ian Fleming's 1959 book GOLDFINGER and was immortalised onscreen by Honor Blackman in the 1964 movie adaptation, features in new novel Trigger Mortis, written by Anthony Horowitz.

16th May 2013

Fact: Former Bond star Pierce Brosnan turns 60 on Thursday (16May13). The Irish actor played 007 in four movies, from 1995 to 2002.

5th April 2013

Quote: "My mother made me eat it and I ended up loving it, mainly because she told me it would enhance my anatomy, but it didn't work to the extent I was promised. I had higher hopes!" Former Bond girl Olga Kurylenko hoped eating cabbage as a teen would give her a bigger bust.

24th October 2012

Fact: Bond villain Javier Bardem turned eco-warrior at the world premiere of Skyfall in London on Tuesday (23Oct12) by wearing a recycled tuxedo by Gucci.

19th October 2012

Quote: "I was meant to be George, all the Moores are either Alfred or George." Bond legend Sir Roger Moore reveals his parents had other plans for his name.

29th August 2012

Fact: British comedian David Walliams donned a suave tuxedo to host a special screening of his favourite movie The Spy Who Loved Me for Bond superfans in London on Tuesday (28Aug12). The Little Britain star also thrilled the audience by bringing legendary production designer Sir Ken Adam onstage for a discussion about the 007 film franchise.

7th October 2011

Fact: The next Bond movie is believed to have the working title Skyfall - bosses at Mgm and Sony Pictures have registered several online domain names including

16th May 2011

Fact: Former Bond girl Britt Ekland has confessed she had her first tattoo inked onto her skin just eight years ago - at the age of 61.

4th May 2011

Quote: "I hope I'm not being reduced to the dark femme fatale, because it's almost like a cartoon, one-dimensional, temptress kind of character. I like characters who have strong facades and then have secrets. They have cracks." Former Bond girl Eva Green wants to explore more varied screen roles.

30th April 2011

Quote: "I'm very picky. I like to do things that I adore. It can't be in between. I really need to connect with the character to love it. I cannot do work just for the sake of it. And I know sometimes I'm like, 'I should do this. I would learn from it.' But it's hard for me. Because it's not a job. It's almost a faith or a religion. Every time, I give a bit of my soul." Former Bond girl Eva Green is choosy about her movie projects.

22nd December 2010

Quote: "I'm a huge GUNS N' ROSES fan and I'd love Slash and Axl (Rose) to reunite." Former Bond girl Denise Richards is dreaming of a reunion for her favourite band.

29th November 2010

Fact: Former Bond girl Britt Ekland was voted off U.K. TV show I'm a celebrity... GET ME OUT OF HERE! on Sunday (28Nov10).

31st March 2010

Quote: "He's a very good kisser. I can't complain!" Former Bond girl Gemma Arterton is full of praise for actor Jake Gyllenhaal's lip-locking skills after sharing a kiss with the movie hunk in upcoming action film PRINCE OF PERSIA.

30th March 2010

Quote: "No they didn't. I mean, they probably spoke to everybody about it, but they never offered it to me." Ewan McGregor denies rumours he was approached by Bond movie producers to take over as the suave super-spy.

3rd March 2010

Quote: "It was somewhat unusual. I never used it. I have no idea where it is." Former Bond girl Jane Seymour was baffled when she received an antique chastity belt as a wedding gift during her 1977 nuptials to second husband Geoffrey Planer. She is now married to her fourth husband, James Keach.

27th November 2009

Quote: "Was it the first time I've kissed a woman? Yes. It was very gentle, like kissing a beautiful statue. Very static." Former Bond girl Eva Green on her lesbian role in movie CRACKS.

12th November 2009

Quote: "At school when a teacher asked me a question I would almost pass out. It overwhelms me. I can be having dinner with people and I find I can't say a word. So being an actress is kind of masochistic." Bond girl Eva Green struggles to overcome her shyness.

27th July 2009

Quote: "On a whim I travelled to Australia - just for one day. That's my peculiar side. I just wanted to do something on the spur of the moment, and I love flying, so I decided to go there just for the day." Bond actress Eva Green has a spontaneous side.

7th July 2009

Quote: "I'm lucky. I didn't ever have any problems with drugs. I was going to say they weren't around so much but that's not true. I was just too busy to notice. And I have never had a problem with drink for the simple reason I throw up so easily!" Former Bond girl Honor Blackman has led a pure life.

11th June 2009

Quote: "I did do a video with one boyfriend but we erased it quickly. It was just not a very attractive video." Former Bond girl Denise Richards is relieved a sex tape she once starred in is no more.

9th May 2009

Quote: "I'm not sure if I think of myself as a style icon. I always like to wear a tie - they hold your neck in when you reach my age." Former Bond star SIR Roger Moore has some fashion tips for the elderly.

3rd May 2009

Fact: Former Bond girl Denise Richards belted out an off-key version of baseball anthem Take Me Out To The Ball Game during the seventh inning stretch at the Chicago Cubs game with the Florida Marlins at Wrigley Field on Friday (01May09).

20th April 2009

Quote: "I'd love to be a Bond girl. I mean, if you're going to be stereotyped, there are worse things to be stereotyped as." FAST & FURIOUS star Jordana Brewster eyes her next career move.

10th April 2009

Quote: "We met over the gambling table. I used to play with (Bond producers) CUBBY (BROCCOLI) and HARRY (SALTZMAN) and I always let them win, because I knew I'd have the chance to get it back when they gave me the job. I would say, 'SEAN (CONNERY)'s getting a bit old.'" SIR Roger Moore on how he landed the role of the superspy.

7th April 2009

Fact: Bond girl Gemma Arterton has channelled her movie icon Elizabeth Taylor for a new photoshoot. The actress is seen posing lying on a bed wearing a white slip - reminiscent of Taylor's famous scene in 1958 film CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF.

23rd March 2009

Quote: "James Bond would make a terrible boyfriend. He'd be a giant pain in the backside to go out with - his personality would drive me nuts after a few days. Bond is too dangerous and untrustworthy to get close to." BOND girl Olga Kurylenko would never date a real life superspy.

23rd March 2009

Quote: "I wouldn't rule out getting married for the third time, but I'm happy being single at this point in my life. Being single is only sad if you have a problem with your own company. I'm content with mine." Twice-divorced Bond girl Olga Kurylenko on her love life.

14th March 2009

Quote: "Daniel Craig is a very good actor. Whatever he does, he does it very well. But my James Bond is Sean Connery." Former BOND girl Ursula Andress insists the current 007 actor is no match for her DR. NO co-star.

10th March 2009

Quote: "Who wouldn't want to act with Daniel Craig? And I'd make a pretty good, slinky villain, truth be told." Jennifer Aniston wants to be a bad Bond girl.

4th January 2009

Quote: "Turning 40 meant less to me than I thought it would. I had a good party and enjoyed it. I woke up on my 40th birthday with a hangover. It wasn't a pretty sight." Bond actor Daniel Craig insists the only worry he had on his milestone birthday was the morning after.

9th November 2008

Quote: "It's not like it doesn't happen in real life. But, then again, you don't have a cameraman pushing your boob up or moving your leg when you are in the middle of a passionate night." Bond girl Gemma Arterton on the awkward love scenes in new movie QUANTUM OF SOLACE.

31st October 2008

Quote: "I ate cabbage my whole childhood. My mother said it was good for my breasts, but I think she lied." New Bond girl Olga Kurylenko was fooled by her mother into eating her vegetables as a youngster.

30th October 2008

Quote: "There are not many people I would strip off for. Daniel was a very lucky boy to see me naked." New Bond girl Gemma Arterton on her nude scene with 007 star Daniel Craig in QUANTUM OF SOLACE.

30th October 2008

Quote: "She is so beautiful. When I met her for the first time I thought she was so stunning. I was pretty embarrassed though - I wasn't wearing any make-up that day." Actress Gemma Arterton insists her QUANTUM OF SOLACE co-star Olga Kurylenko is the better-looking Bond girl between the two of them.

30th October 2008

Quote: "I had a nice chat. They're lovely guys, really charismatic. We had a giggle." New Bond girl Gemma Arterton enjoyed her brush with royalty at the world premiere of QUANTUM OF SOLACE in London on Wednesday (29Oct08) night - which was attended by PRINCES WILLIAM and HARRY.

29th October 2008

Fact: Bond girl Olga Kurylenko has hired the services of hairdresser IAN CARMICHAEL, the former coiffure to British royal Queen Elizabeth II, to style her locks for red carpet events.

28th October 2008

Quote: "I tend to giggle a lot, probably way too much, and I tend to get in trouble for it. I guess that's not very Bond like. DAME Judi Dench likes to tell jokes - but I wouldn't like to embarrass her by repeating them!" James Bond star Daniel Craig enjoys a laugh with his Casino Royale and QUANTUM OF SOLACE co-star Dench.

23rd October 2008

Quote: "I like that Alicia sneaks odd-sounding things into pop music that shouldn't be there." Jack White explains why he couldn't wait to collaborate with Alicia Keys for ANOTHER WAY TO DIE, the theme tune for new Bond movie QUANTUM OF SOLACE.

21st October 2008

Quote: "When I'm at an event, I like to be an eccentric dresser. I will just keep wearing what I like." Bond girl Eva Green is unfazed by fashion critics' often harsh comments about her dress sense.

20th October 2008

Quote: "That's because of Bond. I don't take that sort of thing seriously." BOND girl Eva Green credits her role in the superspy franchise with her sexy status.

20th October 2008

Fact: Bond girl Caroline Munro was the first woman killed by 007 in THE SPY WHO LOVED ME.

16th October 2008

Quote: "There's really no upside. If I make a film that isn't as good as Casino Royale, it's going to be a failure. If it doesn't make as much money, it's going to be a failure. Casino Royale was so beloved, people now expect more. This film has to be better." QUANTUM OF SOLACE director Marc Forster wants to emulate the success of his Bond movie's predecessor.

2nd October 2008

Quote: "I'm not exactly up on it. I saw Goldfinger and Casino Royale. I've got a lot of work to do on the Bond side." Alicia Keys, who worked on the new 007 theme tune ANOTHER WAY TO DIE, has only ever seen two James Bond films.

30th September 2008

Quote: "I would love to be a Bond girl - that would be fun." Former Baywatch star Pamela Anderson has one acting ambition left to fulfill.

17th September 2008

Quote: “I never diet, I work out but don't diet, otherwise life would be awful.” Bond star Daniel Craig refuses to give up the food he loves.

3rd September 2008

Quote: "It's so my grandkids can say their gran was a Bond girl. They'll be like, 'Look at her now, you'd never know'." Gemma Arterton on why she accepted a role in forthcoming 007 movie QUANTUM OF SOLACE.

24th August 2008

Fact: Former James Bond stars including Roger Moore and Bond girl Rosamund Pike have been lined up to appear at a tribute gala to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the birth of 007 creator IAN FLEMING. The stars will read extracts from Fleming's classic book DR NO at the event in London in October (08).

7th July 2008

Quote: "I did have this image of me strutting down the corridors in my spandex suit and high heels and bumping into Dan (Daniel Craig) looking all butch and Bond-like." Former 007 superspy Pierce Brosnan was reluctant to return to the BOND film studio to shoot scenes for new movie MAMMA MIA!

19th June 2008

Quote: "I don't drink, I don't smoke, I don't do drugs. I just swear." Former Bond girl Denise Richards on her one and only vice.

9th May 2008

Quote: "She's wacky but fantastic. I'd flipping love to be brave enough to walk the red carpet in a swan dress." Bond girl Gemma Arterton cites Icelandic pop star Bjork as her fashion inspiration.

5th May 2008

Quote: "I saw ANGELINA and BRAD in Venice. Nobody could take their eyes off them. Joe and I felt like we were back at school and they were the IT crowd." Former Bond girl Rosamund Pike and her director fiance JOE WRIGHT were starstruck when they spotted Hollywood power-couple Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt.

19th March 2008

Quote: "I don't know how people can bear to be obese, their thighs clanking together." Former Bond girl Honor Blackman has no sympathy for people who are overweight.

16th February 2008

Fact: Former Bond girl Denise Richards owns 10 dogs, two guinea-pigs and two Vietnamese pot-bellied pigs.

28th January 2008

Quote: "We had a Bond themed night a year ago and I had to dress as a Bond girl and sell make-up. And now here I am! A real Bond girl!" QUANTUM OF SOLACE star GEMMA ARTERTON can't quite believe her luck after landing a coveted role in the forthcoming James Bond movie.

18th January 2008

Quote: "Pet dogs are better than men. They don't just ask for affection, they give it too." Former Bond girl Britt Ekland prefers the company of pet chihuahua Tequila to her male suitors.

15th October 2007

Quote: "Sadly, I had to retire from the Bond films. The girls were getting younger or I was just getting too old." Roger Moore on his decision to say goodbye to 007.

15th October 2007

Quote: "(I'd like to be) a very glamorous spy... who has affairs with Daniel Craig." Jennifer Aniston on her dreams of becoming a Bond girl.

12th September 2007

Fact: Former Bond girl Michelle Yeoh is to be honoured with France's highest civilian accolade. The Tomorrow Never Dies and Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon star will be presented with the Legion of Honor in an 3 October (07) ceremony in the Malaysian capital of Kuala Lumpur.

11th July 2007

Fact: Former Bond girl Denise Richards is the spokesperson for a new pink lemonade-flavoured energy drink, called Her. Proceeds from sales will go towards charities benefitting battered women and breast cancer.

7th April 2007

Quote: "How can I be the next Bond girl? My cellulite wouldn't look very good in a bikini." Sienna Miller on rumours she's set to join Layer Cake co-star Daniel Craig in the next James Bond movie.

2nd October 2006

Quote: "I scrub up nicely... Maybe I'm not the prettiest Bond that's ever been, and maybe I'm not the suavest... (but) I've worked my butt off for this movie. I'm not going to foul it up." New JAMES BOND Daniel Craig insists he's a good enough 007, despite fans and critics' jibes.

18th September 2006

Quote: "It's the sign of a great country when the future king even has a touch of queen in him." Scissor Sisters singer ANA MATRONIC is delighted British royal Prince William recently attended a fancy dress party dressed as a Bond girl.

29th May 2006

Quote: "He's quite rugged and there's something broken about him; it makes him quite sexy." New Bond girl Eva Green is impressed with new 007, Daniel Craig.

11th March 2006

Quote: "It sounds like a bimbo or something." CASINO ROYALE star Eva Green isn't fond of the 'Bond girl' tag she has been given.

5th October 2005

Fact: <p>Former Bond girl Denise Richards' new US sitcom SEX, LOVE + SECRETS has been axed after just one episode. </p>


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