What Would Bond Do?
Thursday April 27th 2017

Posts Tagged ‘Dr. No’

The Revealing Doctor No

The Revealing Doctor No

Though it served as the basis for the first James Bond film Doctor No (first published in 1958) was actually the sixth novel in Ian Fleming’s series. And while many of the attributes familiar from the Sean Connery movie are to be found – the Jamaican setting, Honey [Read More]

Creating The James Bond Image

Creating The James Bond Image

In 1957, five years before the first Bond film, the London Daily Express approached Ian Fleming with offers to publish a serial strip based on his world famous secret agent, James Bond. Fleming was initially reluctant to accept the generous offer because he was afraid of [Read More]

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]

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]

Latest Topics

Contract Killer Roles For New Bond Girl

Contract Killer Roles For New Bond Girl

Fresh from her role as Belle in the 2014 Beauty And The Beast (La Belle Et La Bete) and Saint Laurent, this French [Read More]

The Most Dangerous Bond Girl To Hit The Big Screen

The Most Dangerous Bond Girl To Hit The Big Screen

They say, “with age comes wisdom” and at 50 years old, this Bond Girl is no pawn but a dangerous chess [Read More]

Spectre Is Back with The Ultimate James Bond Villain

Spectre Is Back with The Ultimate James Bond Villain

Finally, Spectre is back in the realm of James Bond as the ultimate terrorist organization out for ultimate profits [Read More]

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]