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Denzel Washington Wants To Play James Bond

Hollywood actor Denzel Washington has launched a public campaign to install himself as the next James Bond.The Training Day star hopes to replace Daniel Craig and become the first black actor to play 007, and...

Lana Del Rey To Record Bond Theme?

Lana Del Rey is in talks to record the next Bond theme.Producers are reportedly considering the 'West Coast' singer to provide vocals for the next James Bond anthem, but she will face stiff competition for...

James Bond Bosses On The Lookout For New Henchman

Producers of the next James Bond film are searching for a physically ''imposing'' henchman.A casting notice for the next film - which remains officially untitled, but is widely referred to as 'Bond 24' - is...

Sam Smith Baffled By Bond Theme Rumours

British soul sensation Sam Smith was left stunned by reports suggesting he is the frontrunner to record the theme tune for the next James Bond movie, insisting it's "all news to me".Sources told multiple news...

Stunning Location For 'Skyfall' Now Blighted With Fly-tipping

Glen Etive in Lochaber, the stunning location used in the James Bond movie Skyfall, is now a hot spot for the dumping of rubbish. A campaign has started to combat the littering, which has seen...

Recent James Bond Films Have Been Geared Towards Asian Audiences, Says John Cleese

John Cleese, who played James Bond’s gadget man Q in 2002’s Die Another Day, has claimed that filmmakers are more interested in the Britsh Spy’s action sequences than the witty one-liners and quintessentially British themes...

John Cleese: James Bond 'Gritty And Humourless'

John Cleese thinks the latest 'James Bond' films have a ''fundamental flaw''.The 'Monty Python' star - who played gadget maker Q in 1999's 'The World Is Not Enough' and 2002's 'Die Another Day' - thinks...

John Cleese: 'I Got Cut From Bond Movies Because Asians Wanted More Action'

Monty Python funnyman John Cleese has revealed he was dropped as gadget expert Q in the James Bond films because Asians didn't like his character.The 74 year old, who starred in two 007 movies -...

Kevin Spacey Dismisses Bond Villain Rumours

Actor Kevin Spacey has silenced rumours suggesting he is set to portray a villain in the next James Bond movie.The House of Cards star previously revealed he had spoken with his American Beauty director Sam...

Everything You Need To Know About Christopher Lee's Metal Covers Album

He’s been the evil wizard Saruman in one of the biggest grossing blockbuster franchises of all time. He’s played Dracula on almost a dozen occasions, a bond villain and a Sith Lord and he has...

Next Bond Villain Chiwetel Ejiofor: His Career So Far

12 Years a Slave may have finally brought Chiwetel Ejiofor the worldwide recognition he deserved, but now the actor is reported to be taking on another massive role, as James Bond's new nemesis in the...

Charles Dance Snubbed James Bond Audition

Veteran British actor Charles Dance once turned down the chance to audition for the coveted role of James Bond.The Game of Thrones star played evil henchman Claus in 1981 007 film For Your Eyes Only,...

'12 Years A Slave' Actor Chiwetel Ejiofor Set For Bond Villain Role

The Oscar-nominated star of 12 Years A Slave, Chiwetel Ejiofor, is likely to become the next James Bond villain, according to Variety. The trade magazine says the British star is the top name on producers'...

Barbara Broccoli: 'Max Clifford Never Met My Father'

James Bond producer Barbara Broccoli has given evidence in Max Clifford's sex abuse trial, telling jurors the celebrity publicist had "never met" her famous father despite allegedly promising a role in a 007 movie to...

Clive Owen: 'I Was Never Offered James Bond Role'

British actor Clive Owen has shot down long-running rumours suggesting he snubbed the role of James Bond, revealing producers never offered him the job.The Sin City star was the hot favourite to replace Pierce Brosnan...

Liam Neeson Turned Down James Bond Role After Wife's Ultimatum

Northern Irish actor Liam Neeson once ruled himself out of the running to play movie superspy James Bond after receiving an ultimatum from his then-fiancee, Natasha Richardson.The Taken star reveals he had been approached to...

Ralph Fiennes Was In Contention To Play James Bond

James Bond star Ralph Fiennes once auditioned for the role of the movie superspy but lost out to Pierce Brosnan.Fiennes was installed as 007's new boss M in 2012's Skyfall but now he has confessed...

Mel Gibson? Actors Who 'Could' Have Been James Bond

Before Bourne, there was Bond. James Bond is a name that has become synonymous with the idea of classic British sophistication and suave. Professionally trained and with a license to kill, 007 has been played...

Bond Headed To Wales? Pinewood Studios Setting Up In Cardiff

Pinewood Studios is setting up another complex in Cardiff which will generate an estimated $90 million for the economy. Pinewood Studios Wales will be based at the former Energy Centre building in Wentloog and will...

Ian Fleming's James Bond Movie Note Up For Auction

A secret memo from James Bond creator Ian Fleming outlining his ideas for the first 007 movie is to be sold at auction.The note, sent to playwright Jack Whittingham in 1958, suggests producers should source...

Dominic Cooper: 'Ian Fleming Biopic Will Be Sensationalised'

Actor Dominic Cooper and the producers of a new Ian Fleming biopic have warned James Bond fans their portrayal of the author will be "sexed up" when it airs next year (14).The Mamma Mia! actor...

Lewis Collins, Actor Who Played 'The Professionals' "Bodie", Dies Aged 67

Lewis Collins, the actor who starred on crime television series The Professionals, has died aged 67 after a five year battle with cancer, according to his agent, via BBC News. "He died peacefully at his...

Iconic James Bond Villain Cleared For Reappearance

One of James Bond's most iconic villains may be set to make a return after producers settled a long-running legal dispute over the character.Ernst Stavro Blofeld, along with his white cat and dreams of world...

Dame Judi Dench Brings Bond's M Back From The Dead For Philomena Ratings Appeal

Dame Judi Dench has brought her James Bond character M back from the dead to appeal a restrictive U.S. rating for her new movie Philomena.The British acting icon portrayed the head of the Secret Intelligence...

Helen Flanagan In Running To Be Next Bond Girl. This Is Not A Joke.

Helen Flanagan, the former Coronation Street star turned I'm A Celebrity Get Me Out of Here contestant turned glamour model, is apparently in the running to be the next Bond girl. The 23-year-old reportedly made...

Helen Flanagan Up For Bond Girl Role

Helen Flanagan is in the frame to be a Bond girl.The 23-year-old actress recently met with casting directors in Los Angeles about a role in the next 007 adventure - with Daniel Craig returning as...

Ben Whishaw Set To Star In Freddie Mercury Biopic

James Bond star Ben Whishaw is set to star as Queen's Freddie Mercury in an upcoming biopic.Ali G star Sacha Baron Cohen had initially been picked to play the flamboyant rock icon, but pulled out...

Movie Executive's Long Lunch Cost Columbia Pictures James Bond Franchise

Former United Artists head of production David Picker has revealed an ill-timed lunch date landed him the James Bond franchise in 1961.Movie mogul Cubby Broccoli had scored the film rights to author Ian Fleming's spy...

Is William Boyd's Drinking, Smoking James Bond, Michael Fassbender?

William Boyd, the acclaimed novelist who has penned the latest James Bond novel Solo, says he had no intention of watering down Ian Fleming's best loved character and insists his 007 is still a heavy...

Daniel Day Lewis Wanted For 007 Role

Daniel Day Lewis is wanted for the role of James Bond.The Oscar-winning actor is being eyed by author William Boyd, who claims he would be perfect to play the MI6 agent in a film adaption...

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