James Bond: Pierce Brosnan BLAMES Jason Bourne for modern 007’s lack of humour

When Daniel Craig became James Bond in 2006’s Casino Royale, the gritty spy thriller was a far cry from the franchise’s last outing Die Another Die. Brosnan had bowed out in 2002 with a camp, silly affair involving an invisible car and cheesy one-liners. That same year the first Jason Bourne movie was released, a […]

James Bond: Idris Elba to replace Daniel Craig? OVERTAKES bookies' favourites as odds cut

For months, Hardy and Norton had been jointly top of the betting with most bookmakers. But now, after Barbara Broccoli was reported to have said she is finally open to casting a black 007, Elba’s odds have been slashed. With Betfair, he is the new 2/1 favourite, leapfrogging both Hardy and Norton as punters rush […]

James Bond boss 'drops HUGE hint on Daniel Craig replacement'? Good news for THIS actor?

She is claimed in a new report to have spoken to director Antoine Fuqua about casting possibilities once Craig steps down – which he is strongly believed to do after the next movie in the franchise, which starts production later this year. Fuqua told the Daily Star that Broccoli now thinks “it is time” for […]

Bond yields reliably predict recessions. Why?

AS NAMES for market phenomena go, “inverted yield curve” lacks a certain punch. It is no “death cross” or “vomiting camel”. But what it lacks in panache, the inverted yield curve more than makes up for in predictive potency. Just before each of America’s most recent three recessions the yield curve for government bonds “inverted”, […]

James Bond SHOCK: Sean Connery co-wrote a 007 movie about nuclear ROBO-SHARKS

Back in 1965, Connery’s fourth outing as James Bond was released, but only after a big production deal. While Cubby Broccoli and Harry Saltzman had already made three official 007 movies with Eon productions, they had to make a deal with a screenwriter called Kevin McClory. The problem was McClory had tried to make Thunderball […]

James Bond: STOLEN Aston Martin DB5 from Sean Connery’s Goldfinger finally FOUND?

There are many iconic movie cars from the Back to the Future DeLorean to Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. Although perhaps the Aston Martin DB5 driven by Connery’s James Bond is the most memorable. But did you know that one of the two cars used in 1964’s Goldfinger was stolen in 1997? Originally the Bond car […]

James Bond 25 casting call: TWO villains and Bond girl descriptions for Daniel Craig’s 007

This December Danny Boyle’s James Bond 25 starts shooting at Pinewood Studios. However apart from Craig, the film’s title, plot and cast remain very much a mystery. But now Bond site MI6 HQ have come across a casting call for Bond 25’s main villain, a female role – likely a Bond girl – and a […]

James Bond: Daniel Craig was ‘FREAKED OUT’ by Spectre’s record-breaking explosion

It’s been three years since the last James Bond film Spectre was released, but did you know it holds the Guinness World Record for the largest film stunt explosion ever in cinematic history? The shot was conceived by Chris Corbould, who has been Special Effects Supervisor on every Bond movie since 1995’s Goldeneye, having begun […]

Daily Podcast: MoviePass, Lucasfilm, It: Chapter 2, Kick-Ass 3, James Bond, TMNT, and More

On the June 21, 2018 episode of /Film Daily, /Film senior writer Ben Pearson is joined by writers Hoai-Tran Bui and Chris Evangelista to talk about the latest news, including a Star Wars update, the latest troubles for MoviePass, It: Chapter 2 cast, Hit-Girl won’t be in Kick-Ass 3, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom box office […]