Spectre SynopsisIn Spectre, a cryptic message from Bond’s past sends him on a trail to uncover a sinister organization. While M battles political forces to keep the secret service alive, Bond peels back the layers of deceit to reveal the terrible truth behind Spectre. Sam Mendes returns to direct Spectre, with Daniel Craig reprising his role as 007 for the fourth time. Spectre is produced by Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli, from a script by John Logan and Neal Purvis & Robert Wade.
Spectre Release Date
In Theaters November 6, 2015
Starring: Daniel Craig, Ralph Fiennes, Naomie Harris, Ben Whishaw, Rory Kinnear, Christoph Waltz, Léa Seydoux, Dave Bautista, Monica Bellucci, and Andrew Scott
Written by: John Logan, Neal Purvis, and Robert Wade
Directed by: Sam Mendes
Produced by: Barbara Broccoli and Michael G. Wilson
Distributor: Sony / Columbia
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Was The New James Bond Movie Rewritten At The Request Of The Mexican Government?
A few months back a rewrite of Spectre was ordered. Well, it turns out that the official story left out some interesting tidbits about that rewrite. And now, the truth comes out. Apparently, Spectre received a whopping $20 million from the Mexican government in exchange for some script changes.
by Catarina Cowden March 15, 2015 comments
James Bond: New Spectre Featurette And Image Tease An Epic Snowy Action Sequence
The latest installment of the James Bond franchise, Spectre, may still be in the midst of production, but with the movie coming out later this year, promotion and marketing is kicking into high gear a little bit early. Hence, today we have our first look at the legendary 007 back in action.
by Eric Eisenberg February 11, 2015 comments
James Bond's Latest, Spectre, Reveals Unusual, Familiar Co-Star On First Day Of Filming
One of the most lasting images frrom Sam Mendes' Skyfall was of s tiny, porcelain, Union Jack-covered bulldog. The relic - which originates from World War II - was one of the few things that survived the explosion in M's office, and was used rather perfectly symbolically throughout the film. It was a wonderful touch to include in the 23rd James Bond adventure, and it looks like it will be back for number 24.
by Eric Eisenberg December 9, 2014 comments
Spectre Is Bringing Back This James Bond Villain
Since Spectre mania is in full swing, now's a good time to start thinking about just what happened to Quantum? If this new piece of casting is the least bit true, we're about to find out.
by Mike Reyes December 5, 2014 comments
What James Bond’s New Car Will Look Like
Aston Martin is James Bond’s car. There’s no doubt about it. So it’s no surprise that Aston Martin specifically developed a new model for the upcoming Bond film, Spectre.
by Catarina Cowden December 5, 2014 comments
5 Major Things You Need To Know About SPECTRE Before The Next James Bond Movie Opens
Are you one of the more modern Bond fans who had no clue why everyone else was freaking out over the new film's title? If so, it is vital you read this briefing and bring yourself up to speed.
by Mike Reyes December 4, 2014 comments
Bond 24 Has A Name And A Cast, Get The Details Here
Bond 24 finally has a name, and some faces to go with it! Get all of the showstopping details within!
by Mike Reyes December 4, 2014 comments
Why The James Bond Franchise Isn't Goofy Anymore
When James Bond got the reboot treatment a few years back, it came with a new darker, more serious tone. Daniel Craig's version of 007 is a seemingly much more damaged individual than the incarnations played by the likes of Pierce Brosnan and Roger Moore. It's been successful thus far, with Casino Royale and Skyfall being considered two of the greatest Bond movies ever made, but it's still interesting that the franchise would turn its back on that part of its legacy.
by Eric Eisenberg December 3, 2014 comments
Christoph Waltz May Fight James Bond Alongside This Epic TV Villain
When it comes to literary villains, Professor Moriarty has always been one of the most formidable opponents to ever have graced the page or the screen. His keen intellect is only matched by his psychotic mindset, and in countless instances he's made life a living hell for his arch-nemesis, Sherlock Holmes. Imagine how awesome it would be if he teamed up with the like minded Blofeld, the bane to the existence of famed super agent James Bond?
by Mike Reyes December 3, 2014 comments
Here's Who Christoph Waltz Will Probably Play In Bond 24
Christoph Waltz looks like he's closer to being announced as a cast member to Bond 24, and judging by the latest reports we've scouted, we have a good idea on who he'll be playing.
by Mike Reyes November 24, 2014 comments
Christoph Waltz Might Be Playing This Classic James Bond Villain, Here's Why
So the rumor that caught fire last week was that two time Academy Award winner Christoph Waltz has signed on for a mysterious role in Bond 24. So naturally, people think that his role is that of the film's latest villain. Waltz made his first great impression as an antagonist, and a brilliant one at that. This just makes us think that if Waltz is going to be a baddie in the Bond franchise, he's probably going to be the greatest baddie of all: Ernst Stavro Blofeld.
by Mike Reyes November 18, 2014 comments
Is Christoph Waltz The Next Great Bond Villain?
It would appear that the filmmakers behind the James Bond franchise have begun using the Best Supporting Actor Oscar winner pool of the last few years to help them find an appropriate villain. For Skyfall, Sam Mendes turned to Javier Bardem - who took home the aforementioned prize for his turn in the Coen brothers' No Country For Old Men - and now it's being reported that the upcoming Bond 24 is looking to bring on two-time Academy Award winner Christopher Waltz to square off against 007.
by Eric Eisenberg November 13, 2014 comments
Bond 24 Villain May Be Played By This Guardians Of The Galaxy Star
After years of success in the wrestling industry, Dave Bautista is now starting to find some extreme success in Hollywood. This past summer he was part of the ensemble that made up James Gunn's Guardians of the Galaxy - playing Drax The Destroyer and doing so tremendously well. Obviously having an important role in the future of the Marvel Cinematic Universe is pretty huge, but now rumors say that Bautista may have a part in one of the biggest movie franchises of all time.
by Eric Eisenberg October 12, 2014 comments
James Bond Will Fall For This Beautiful Woman In Bond 24
The Bond girl for the 24th installment has been announced, and Lea Seydoux will be 007’s latest sparring partner when the film is released in 2015. Seydoux has previously appeared in the likes of Midnight In Paris and Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol, but her most infamous portrayal came in the controversial, Blue Is The Warmest Color.
by Gregory Wakeman October 10, 2014 comments
James Bond Will Head To These Three Countries In Bond 24
In every James Bond movie, there are always a couple of exotic locations that 007 whisks away to. After all, international security can't be completely served if you're just sitting at a desk filing paperwork in England - at least not the type of international security Bond handles. Shooting locations are important to any Bond film because not only does this give us some sort of hint as to where the threat facing the world is coming from, it also hints at the usually amazing set pieces that a good James Bond adventure is based around.
by Mike Reyes September 15, 2014 comments
James Bond 24 Casting Call Reveals Crucial Details About Movie's Villain
Casting has begun for an assassin, with a focus on “someone extremely physically fit and over 6' 2".” The person is said to have “several altercations with Daniel Craig's 007 throughout the film,” and also will be featured in a driving sequence.
by Sean O'Connell August 24, 2014 comments
British Crooner Sam Smith Is The Rumored Choice To Sing The Next James Bond Theme
No one would doubt that the James Bond films aren't huge everywhere: the last one, Skyfall, collected $1.1 billion dollars worldwide - over $300 million of that coming from America. But in England, they're absolutely NUTS for Agent 007, to the point where stories involving the new movie (slated for release November 6th, 2015) take on an almost fanatical level of rumor and conjecture. This happens particularly often in regards to the fabled "Bond theme." Who will be singing it this time for Bond 24?
by Gabe Toro August 12, 2014 comments
James Bond 24 Orders Rewrites, Which Delays Production
The problem, according to the Daily Mail, is that these rewrites are going to cause a significant delay in the production, or, as a source calls it, “polite turmoil” behind the scenes. The production on Bond 24 now won’t begin until December, “a few months later then they wanted” according to the source.
by Sean O'Connell June 27, 2014 comments
How Daniel Craig Unknowingly Inspired Sam Mendes To Return For Bond 24
Before Skyfall, Sam Mendes was a director known for dour, character centered pieces that resonated with humanity. That's not the type of director that screams “James Bond ready”, but Mendes proved that the contrary was true as his finished product went on to become one of the best loved Bond films in the modern era.
by Mike Reyes May 29, 2014 comments
Bond 24 To Have Strong Ties To Skyfall
The James Bond franchise isn't really one known for continuity, with most of the films in the series largely operating as individual stories, but that's something that has changed greatly in the Daniel Craig era. Director Sam Mendes has admitted that a great deal of the next 007 adventure, now simply known as Bond 24, will tie back to what we saw happen to the super spy in Skyfall.
by Eric Eisenberg April 30, 2014 comments
Bond 24 Looking At Chiwetel Ejiofor To Play The Villain
Whoever ends up playing the next 007 villain in Sam Mendes' untitled Bond 24 has some serious shoes to fill. In his performance as the ex-MI6 terrorist Silva, Javier Bardem created not only an amazing antagonist, but one of the greatest baddies in the history of the franchise.
by Eric Eisenberg April 4, 2014 comments
The Next James Bond Film Will Begin Shooting In October
For a moment, I forgot that Ralph Fiennes was a part of the updated James Bond franchise. No disrespect to the amazing Oscar nominee, but when we think of Bond, we immediately think about Daniel Craig (the current 007), and maybe whichever actor is circling the role of “Bond Villain,” but not the man who has been tapped to replace Dame Judi Dench in the long-running spy franchise.
by Sean O'Connell February 28, 2014 comments
Skyfall Cinematographer Roger Deakins Won't Be Back For Bond 24
As I explained in my review released just prior to the movie hitting theaters back in 2012, Sam Mendes' Skyfall is a great film for many, many reasons. The story does fascinating things with the James Bond character, puts the franchise in an interesting modern context, and features one of the greatest Bond villains ever in Javier Bardem's Silva. Perhaps its greatest asset, though, is the cinematography of genius Roger Deakins.
by Eric Eisenberg February 18, 2014 comments
Sam Mendes Officially Directing Bond 24, With 2015 Release Date Confirmed
Fans of Skyfall and all other things good for James Bond, rejoice! Director Sam Mendes has finally agreed to return to direct another installment of the Bond franchise, signing on today officially to direct what's now just being called Bond 24. Here's what producers Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli had to say about bringing Mendes back into the fold
by Katey Rich July 11, 2013 comments
Sam Mendes Still In Negotiations For Bond 24
So here's a twist. Sam Mendes had seemed officially, totally out of the running to direct the next James Bond movie, committing himself to theater projects like Charlie and the Chocoalte Factory and King Lear. But Skyfall made $1 billion-- yes, $1 billion-- and producers Barbara Broccoli and Michael G. Wilson weren't going to take his rejection that easily
by Katey Rich June 26, 2013 comments
Penelope Cruz Rumored To Play The Next Bond Girl
If rumors are to believed, it seems that the producers of the long-running James Bond franchise loved Javier Bardem's performance as the villainous Silva in Sam Mendes' Skyfall so much that they're even game to cast people related to him in the upcoming sequel. Like, for example, Bardem's wife.
by Eric Eisenberg June 3, 2013 comments
Sam Mendes May Come Back For Bond 24 After All
Just a short while ago we reported that Eon and Sony were looking at directors like Nicolas Winding Refn, Ang Lee, Shane Black, David Yates and Tom Hooper as potential helmers of the untitled Bond 24, but suddenly it appears that Mendes is actually back in the running in a big way.
by Eric Eisenberg May 28, 2013 comments
Christopher Nolan Asked To Direct The Next James Bond Film
Most of us would say that Inception is the closest thing we'd ever see to a Christopher Nolan James Bond movie, but in fact the real deal might but happening too. The Daily Mail is reporting on "informal talks" between Nolan and Bond producers Barbara Broccoli and Michael G. Wilson about Nolan taking over Bond 24.
by Katey Rich May 17, 2013 comments
James Bond Producers Say They Will Get Sam Mendes Back
The statistics don't lie: most filmmakers who direct James Bond movies eventually find their way back for another 007 adventure. There have been 23 Bond movies made in the last 50 years, but all of the titles come from only 11 different names...
by Eric Eisenberg March 25, 2013 comments
Is Danny Boyle Interested In Being The Next James Bond Director?
It’s a question I posed to Boyle at the conclusion of a roundtable interview today at the South By Southwest film festival. When I asked about Bond, a large smile broke across Boyle’s face as he contemplated the answer...
by Sean O'Connell March 9, 2013 comments
Sam Mendes Won't Direct Bond 24
Daniel Craig’s James Bond needs continuity. The character – nay, the entire franchise – was redeemed when Sam Mendes took over for Skyfall, prompting most Bond fans to lobby for the American Beauty director to return for the next film, at least. Sadly, it isn’t happening.
by Sean O'Connell March 6, 2013 comments
The Next Two Bond Movies Will Be Linked Stories, And John Logan Is Writing Them Now
It was just earlier today that we learned Skyfall writer John Logan would return for the next James Bond adventure, and now there are already more details coming forward. Now they're not plot details--nobody would be insane enough to leak those yet-- but there is a fascinating hint at where the franchise might go from here, including a return to a strategy first used in Quantum of Solace
by Katey Rich October 26, 2012 comments
Bond 24 Already Being Written By John Logan
The news that Logan is back on board is an excellent sign we'll be see Bond again much sooner. Now I'm hoping his return means that Sam Mendes may also consider another go-round. He's said in interviews that he probably won't do another Bond film, and it's been nearly 25 years since any director actually repeated (that'd be John Glen, who directed all five 1980s Bond films)
by Katey Rich October 26, 2012 comments
Benedict Cumberbatch Rumored To Be Next Bond Villain
The Daily Express reports that Cumberbatch is nearly set to be the next villain to tangle with James Bond for 2014 entry to the long-running franchise. Should this prove true, he'd join the ranks of Gert Fröbe, Telly Savalas, Christopher Lee, Mads Mikkelsen, and Javier Bardem.
by Kristy Puchko September 25, 2012 comments
Sony To Co-Finance And Distribute Bond 23 And 24
In 2006 and 2008, respectively, MGM and Sony Pictures Entertainment teamed up to release the two most recent installments of the James Bond franchise: Casino Royale and Quantum of Solace. The two films would up being the two most successful box office smashes in the history of the series, both raking in nearly $600 million worldwide.
by Eric Eisenberg April 13, 2011 comments
Deal Between MGM And Sony May Result In The Release Of Red Dawn And Cabin In The Woods
With MGM finally achieving financial stability, nearly all of the headlines have been focused on the studio's two biggest
by Eric Eisenberg February 8, 2011 comments
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