Category: Trivia

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 Fleming – the Real James Bond (1989) Taking its title from Ian Fleming’s home in […]

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. Lazenby’s childhood was spent skiing and stock car racing, both of which he […]

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 was quoted in EW as saying ”Basically, we’re looking for any […]

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. Sidney G. Reilly 1873-1925, also known as the “Ace […]