Anthony Hopkins In James Bond 23

Rumors are circulating that Anthony Hopkins has been tapped to play a villain in the upcoming Bond 23 movie and may become a recurring role for Bond 24. The gossip in Hollywood is that the producers of the upcoming Bond flick only want to invest in Hopkins appearance if he can play in both upcoming […]

Bond Gadgets Made Real

I’m sure you’ve all enjoyed Q’s amazing James Bond Gadgets over the years.  However, have you wondered if any of the amazing gizmos ever made it into the real world? In You Only Live Twice (1967), Gyrojet rocket guns, which fired small missiles instead bullets, were featured. Around this time, both the British and American […]

Claudine Auger “Thunderball”

Largo: “You’ve given me much pleasure Domino, but unless you tell me how much Bond knows I will be forced to cause you great pain.” The role of Domino in Thunderball was originally to be an Italian woman: Dominetta Petacchi. Auger impressed the producers so much that they re-wrote the part to that of a French […]

Luciana Paluzzi “Thunderball”

  Fiona: Some men just don’t like to be driven. Bond: No, some men don’t like to be taken for a ride. Paluzzi’s role might have been short but memorable in Thunderball playing the Spectre assassin Viona Volpe. Bond: [after making love to the evil Fiona Volpe] My dear girl, don’t flatter yourself. What I did […]

A Gadget James Bond Would Envy

Remember when James Bond was able to maneuver his camera equipped 750 iL BMW through a multi-level car park from the back seat,  avoiding and taking out bad guys by using his Q provided Ericsson phone which happen to have a camera viewer and remote control for the car in Tomorrow Never Dies . Now you […]