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‘Skyfall’ cinematographer Roger Deakins won’t be back for ‘Bond 24’

Eternal Oscar bridesmaid Roger Deakins has bowed out of shooting the next Bond movie. Deakins broke the news to Kris Tapley of In Contention, at some kind of dinner party for bad-news-breakers. Bond 24 is the rare James Bond sequel to see much of the creative team return from the previous instalment. Not only is star […]

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Skyfall director Sam Mendes returning for Bond 24

Director Sam Mendes will helm the 24th James Bond film, due to hit cinemas in 2015, The Hollywood Reporter confirms. This announcement comes mere months after Mendes announced he would not return to Bond, admitting, “directing Skyfall was one of the best experiences of my professional life, but I have theatre and other commitments… that […]

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Danny Boyle won’t direct the next – or any – Bond film

In a wide ranging conversation with The Playlist, Danny Boyle revealed he definitely has no interest in directing a Bond film. Skyfall director Sam Mendes has been unwilling to confirm or deny his interest in directing the next instalment, and the internet has jumped at the chance to speculate on who would be a good […]

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Argo wins big at BAFTAs; Skyfall named Outstanding British Film

Ben Affleck’s Argo took out the major prizes at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts Awards this morning, while many of its Oscar competitors shared the remaining accolades. Argo won Best Film, Best Director, and Best Editing, clearing its path for the Best Picture prize at the Academy Awards. Skyfall was named Outstanding British Film, the first […]

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Hot Tub Time Machine might get a sequel

Look, I liked Hot Tub Time Machine, but even I think this is a little unnecessary. According to The Hollywood Reporter, MGM is in “exploratory talks” with Rob Corddry, Craig Robinson, and Clark Duke – but not John Cusack – to reprise their roles in a sequel. Prior to HTTM‘s release, the much-buzzed about script and descriptive title caught the internet’s […]

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Interview: Naomie Harris (Skyfall)

Interview: Naomie Harris (Skyfall). By Simon Miraudo. Skyfall, the twenty-third James Bond adventure, is the highest grossing in the super-spy’s 50-year cinematic history. Helmed by Oscar winner Sam Mendes and starring the blonde Bond-shell himself, Daniel Craig, it features 007 squaring off against a demented former MI6 agent (Javier Bardem) who is seeking vengeance against […]

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With a bullet – Skyfall review

Skyfall – Starring Daniel Craig, Javier Bardem, and Judi Dench. Directed by Sam Mendes. Rated M. By Simon Miraudo. There are good Bond films. There are bad Bond films. They’re all ‘Bond’ films, however, and that is both their best attribute and a burden. The much-vaunted reboot Casino Royale jettisoned a lot of the series’ […]

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John Logan writing Bond 24 and 25

Deadline recently revealed that superstar Hollywood screenwriter John Logan has been tapped by the Bond producers to write the next two films, possibly as an arc. Early reports for the upcoming Skyfall are about as glowing as humanly possible, so it’s no surprise that the film’s producers are locking down further films. John Logan’s resume […]

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Daniel Craig set for two more Bond movies

Daniel Craig will not bow out as Bond with Sam Mendes‘ Skyfall, Deadline reports. Craig will return for two further adventures at least, seeing him play 007 in the 24th and 25th instalments of the ongoing saga. This will make him the third-longest serving Bond actor in the franchise’s history. Sony Pictures and MGM will continue to […]

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Trailer Debut: Skyfall

The feature trailer for Sam Mendes‘ new 007 movie, Skyfall, has arrived online, opening with M (Judi Dench) penning James Bond’s (Daniel Craig) obituary. Never fear; Bond is only presumed dead, living it up and enjoying a few drinks with M-16 no longer on his back. But, he returns to Her Majesty’s Secret Service soon […]

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Teaser Debut: Skyfall

Curious as to what a Sam Mendes-directed Bond movie looks like? Be curious no more! The teaser trailer for Skyfall has arrived. As far as teasers go, Skyfall doesn’t skimp on the money shots. We get to enjoy James Bond (Daniel Craig) undergoing a word association examination, overseen by M (Dame Judi Dench) and a new character played by […]

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Poster Debut: Skyfall

The teaser trailer for Sam Mendes‘ entry in the 007 saga, Skyfall, is mere days away from hitting the web. Until that fires through the barrel and into our brains, please enjoy the film’s first teaser poster courtesy of its official website. So, not much new there, but it’s always nice to see Daniel Craig‘s blond Bond holding a […]

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First look at Daniel Craig as James Bond in Skyfall

The wait is over, 007-heads. The first picture of Daniel Craig as James Bond in the new Sam Mendes directed adventure Skyfall has been released on the film’s official website. And you need only cast your eyes downward slightly to see it! According to OO7.com, the picture is taken from Bond’s trip to Shanghai. Besides […]

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Ben Whishaw set to play Bond’s gadget man Q in Skyfall

Ben Whishaw will play gadget whiz Q in the upcoming Bond film Skyfall, according to The Hollywood Reporter. While Whishaw (Bright Star) was listed amongst the film’s cast at the start of November, it has now been revealed he will take on the role last played by John Cleese in 2002’s Die Another Day. Q […]

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Bond 23 officially titled Skyfall; cast assemble and plot revealed

Every rumour you’ve heard about Bond 23 is true (well, except this one)! The cast of Sam Mendes‘ upcoming 007 flick assembled in London today, joining producers Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli, to reveal the film’s title and a brief synopsis. As was leaked back in October, the film is entitled Skyfall. Daniel Craig […]

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Has Bond 23 been christened Skyfall?

There’s been much speculation over the official title of the next James Bond film (tentatively, and boringly, called Bond 23). Back in August, rumours surfaced that the flick had been christened Carte Blanche and would be based on the upcoming Jeffrey Deaver novel of the same name. Although that was quickly debunked, a new title has […]

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