James Bond News

Rumour: Daniel Craig “just about persuaded” to return in Bond 25

April 4th, 2017 by

Bond 25

An article published by Page Six earlier today claims Barbara Broccoli has “just about persuaded Daniel Craig” to return for another James Bond movie. Although the report does seem plausible it is not confirmed. While Page Six may not prove to be reliable the article claims “multiple sources” have told them that Broccoli has made progress. She has […]

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MI6 Confidential #39: The biggest Bond of all

April 3rd, 2017 by

MI6 Confidential, the full-colour magazine celebrating the world of James Bond 007, returns with its thirty-ninth issue. Take a deep dive into the rich and complex history of Thunderball, the self-crowned ‘biggest Bond of all.’ Synonymous with ‘Bondmania’, the film’s preproduction has a long, tangled history and lasting consequences for the franchise. In this issue […]

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Daniel Craig is “keener to do [Bond 25] than not”

March 10th, 2017 by

Bond 25

Baz Bamigboye has revealed more information about Bond 25 in a Daily Mail article published today. On top of revealing on Twitter that Purvis & Wade have been signed for Bond 25, Baz Bamigboye states in an article for the Daily Mail that Daniel Craig is more likely to return as 007 than not. He […]

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Purvis & Wade back for Bond 25

March 10th, 2017 by

Bond 25

The Daily Mail’s entertainment columnist Baz Bamigboye revealed on Twitter last night that writers Neal Purvis and Robert Wade have been hired for Bond 25. While the Daily Mail often comes up short in its reporting, Bamigboye has previously proved to be a reliable source of Bond-related information in the past. For instance he revealed that […]

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Trailer for Hulu’s forthcoming Becoming Bond

March 9th, 2017 by

Becoming Bond

The stranger-than-fiction true story of George Lazenby, a poor Australian car mechanic who, through an unbelievable set of circumstances, landed the role of James Bond in On Her Majesty’s Secret Service (1969), despite having never acted a day in his life. Then after being offered the next seven Bond films and a $1 million signing […]

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Scientific Games signs exclusive James Bond licensing deal

March 8th, 2017 by

Slot machines

Scientific Games Corporation today announced a license agreement for the James Bond franchise, spanning land-based gaming, lottery and social slots. The exclusive agreement with Eon Productions Limited, Danjaq, LLC and MGM Interactive Inc., a subsidiary of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc., gives Scientific Games the rights to leverage all past and future iconic James Bond films, as well […]

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Swiss stamps commemorating Piz Gloria issued in March

February 28th, 2017 by

Piz Gloria 50th anniversary stamps

Swiss Post to issue stamps commemorating Schilthorn-Piz Gloria’s fiftieth anniversary. The stamps are available in sheets of eight and have a face value of 1 Swiss Franc. The stamps have been released to commemorate the opening of the last stretch of the Schilthorn cable car in 1967 as well as the revolving restaurant that opened on […]

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MGM deal with Chinese buyer falls through

February 27th, 2017 by

Bond 25

One thing Michael G Wilson expected to happen in early 2016 was for MGM to sign a distribution deal with a partner studio. All the same, time passed by and at the end of the year nothing had been announced.This part of the jigsaw puzzle is important as MGM needs a partner to distribute – and co-finance […]

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More indications that work on Bond 25 has begun

February 20th, 2017 by

Bond 25

Until recently a lack of any information seemed to suggest work on Bond 25 has not yet started. But is the film actually much more advanced than we thought? During the various press interviews at the time of SPECTRE’s release Barbara Broccoli said that work on Bond 25 would begin in the spring 2016. There was […]

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Report: Helicopter purchased for Bond 25

February 9th, 2017 by

Last week a German newspaper reported that a helicopter has been purchased for use in Bond 25. While the report seems unlikely, given there is little evidence that work on Bond 25 has actually got underway, the James Bond Club Germany followed up on the story with the museum’s owner. According to The Bond Bulletin Clemens […]

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