Roger Moore Disliked Violent James Bond

(Reuters) – Movie audiences nowadays expect scenes of graphic violence in James Bond movies, unlike when Roger Moore played the super spy with a tongue-in-cheek humor, the actor believes. “I am happy to have done it, but I’m sad that it has turned so violent,” Moore said before “Quantum of Solace,” starring Daniel Craig as […]

Real World James Bond?

For years we’ve all have read articles proclaiming how James Bond would make a horrible spy in the real world. A man who stands out in a crowd would make an instant target to counter-intelligence agents and even peak the interest of local police. Suave and personable, James Bond was considered useless as an undercover […]

The Family Bond

Which actor, who played James Bond had family members playing 007 like characters in other movies? If your a radical Bond fan, like myself, you might have guessed it already but for the casual Bond fan I thought this would be pure fun to bring up. Enterprising filmmakers and TV producers around the world have […]

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 […]

The Favored Bond?

No matter how you feel about Timothy Dalton as James Bond, he was actually the most sought out actor to play Bond during most of the franchise’s history. Some Bond fans dismiss him as a Shakespearean actor who got lucky by being available at the right time. In reality he was asked to play

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), believing himself to be too old […]