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The Bond That Never Was

The Bond That Never Was

James Mason was once considered to play James Bond in a 1958 TV adaptation of From Russia with Love, which was ultimately never produced. Despite being in his fifties, he was still under consideration to play Bond in Dr. No before Sean Connery was cast. He was also [Read More]

The Other GoldenEye

The Other GoldenEye

During the 1988-1994 production gap of James Bond films, between Timothy Dalton’s License to Kill and Pierce Brosnan’s GoldenEye, there was still some “new” James Bond material to be screened in 2 made-for-TV movies: Goldeneye: The Secret Life of Ian [Read More]

The Rebel Bond

The Rebel Bond

George Robert Lazenby’s fame as 007 was fleeting – he starred in only one film, On Her Majesty’s Secret Service, before Sean Connery returned – but the story of how this ‘Aussie’ landed the most coveted action role in cinema is legend. [Read More]

James Bond Spin-Offs

James Bond Spin-Offs

In 2002, the character, ‘Jinx’ in Die Another Day was picked to be a spin-off vehicle for Halle Berry. Bond film producers Barbara Broccoli and Michael G. Wilson were very excited about developing a possible series of movies with the character. In 2002, Broccoli [Read More]

The Real James Bond

The Real James Bond

Even though most Bond enthusiast know that James Bond is loosely based on Ian Fleming’s own stint in the Naval Intelligence Division as a commander with the codename 17F, he also decided to include some of the exploits of the first well known super-spy Sidney Reilly. [Read More]

An American James Bond?

An American James Bond?

There have been several Americans who were considered to play in the first James Bond movie Dr. No. The most interesting pick from the creator of James Bond, was Steve Reeves from the famous Hercules movies of the late 50’s and early 60’s. Even though now we [Read More]

Cary Grant As James Bond?

Cary Grant As James Bond?

Apparently the producers of the James Bond films originally approached Cary Grant about playing the role of Britain’s 007 agent. Cary declined the role because he didn’t want to be tied to a film series. Some say he turned down the role of James Bond in Dr. No (1962), [Read More]

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Contract Killer Roles For New Bond Girl

Contract Killer Roles For New Bond Girl

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The Most Dangerous Bond Girl To Hit The Big Screen

The Most Dangerous Bond Girl To Hit The Big Screen

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Spectre Is Back with The Ultimate James Bond Villain

Spectre Is Back with The Ultimate James Bond Villain

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The 5 Most Dangerous Bond Girls

The 5 Most Dangerous Bond Girls

Beautiful Bond Girls come and go but dangerous Bond Girls compete to take out mutual adversaries. We list the 5 most [Read More]

James Bond Versus Cyber Criminals

James Bond Versus Cyber Criminals

James Bond has been chasing cyber criminals since 1995’s Golden Eye but in the new 007 action thriller Skyfall, [Read More]