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'Bond 24': Chiwetel Ejiofor May Be Our Next Bond Villain

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Golden Globe Nominee: Chiwetel Ejiofor
Chiwetel Ejiofor has already proven his mettle when it comes to villainy—the Academy Award nominated actor (for the recent 12 Years a Slave) was excellent as the coldly monstrous assassin in Joss Whedon’s Serenity.  And he may soon get the chance to prove himself again, as the actor is reportedly the main contender to...

'Bond 24' And 'Bond 25' Will Be Built Upon 'Skyfall,' Will Have The Rights...

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While most of the most-anticipated blockbusters of the next two years involve cyborgs, people in capes, dinosaurs, time-travelers, or people who drive cars super-fast, two of the films we’re looking forward to the most are the as-yet untitled Bond 24 and Bond 25, the two remaining James Bond films in which Daniel Craig is...

'Bond 24': Daniel Craig Hints At Returning To The Tone Of Classic Bond...

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A through-line that has marked the Daniel Craig-era of James Bond films has been that this more modern Bond is edgier, grittier, and far more brutal than some of the more ironic or even hammier performances of his Bond predecessors.  2012’s insanely successful Skyfall lightened up somewhat—moving beyond the dark Vesper storyline and injecting the film with several classic bits...

'Bond 24': Sam Mendes Officially Confirmed To Direct 'Skyfall' Sequel

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It’s been a long and rocky road to finally come to the day in which Skyfall director Sam Mendes is officially confirmed as the director of the as-yet untitled 24th James Bond film—as we’ve previously reported, Mendes deferred, stating his busy schedule wouldn’t allow it.  Then, it was reported that MGM was courting Mendes to return, and the director was open to negotiate.  And...

'Fleming' Treaser Trailer: Dominic Cooper Is James Bond's Creator

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Earlier this year Dominic Cooper was cast as the lead character in Sky Atlantic and BBC America's Fleming, a four-part TV miniseries that focuses on Ian Fleming, the man who created the character of James Bond. Below we have some quick footage of the drama, which debuts sometime next year.

'Bond 24': Sam Mendes Is Still Ambiguous About Helming 'Skyfall' Sequel

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Following Skyfall’s staggering $1 billion success in worldwide box office receipts, it was certainly no surprise that Bond producers Barbara Broccoli and Michael G. Wilson were fast-tracking the as-yet untitled Bond 24, with Daniel Craig and Skyfall screenwriter John Logan signed on to return.  Broccoli and Wilson...

Penelope Cruz Set to Join 'Bond 24'

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Though it feels like the paper isn't dry or even signed for Sam Mendes's return to James Bond, we're already getting casting notices for the film. It seems likely that Daniel Craig, Ralph Fiennes and Naomie Harris will definitely be returning, but the latest word is that Penelope Cruz will be joining the cast.

Sam Mendes May be in For Two More James Bond Films

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Last we heard, Sam Mendes was the front runner for directing Bond 24, following his billion dollar triumph with Skyfall. That might not be true, as it appears that Mendes won't just be back for the next Bond adventure... He may be making a trilogy.

'Bond 24': Sam Mendes May Be Returning After All

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There has been a wild flurry of news today related to Bond 24, the follow-up James Bond film to Sam Mendes’ smash hit, Skyfall.  First, it appeared that Nicholas Winding Refn, the director of Bronson, Drive, and Only God Forgives, was in the running to get the gig.  Just a bit later, a whole slew of directors...

'Bond 24' Won't Happen For Another Three Years

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Following the long, uncertain gap between 2008’s Quantum of Solace and 2012’s excellent Skyfall (with Skyfall being delayed due to serious financial issues) one would assume that MGM and producers of the James Bond films would be rushing the as-yet unnamed 24th Bond film into production, especially because of Skyfall’s runaway...

'Bond 24': Sam Mendes Will Not Direct 'Skyfall' Sequel

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As recently as mid-February, news was coming from the James Bond camp that the director of Skyfall, Sam Mendes, would be returning to direct the as-yet unnamed 24th James Bond film.  Source noted that, following the extreme success of the film (high critical ratings, the highest box office grosses of any Bond film ever, two Academy Award wins and three more nominations), Mendes was...

'Skyfall' Director Sam Mendes Likely To Helm The Next Bond Film

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10 Things We're Thankful For This Year – Sam Mendes' James Bond
James Bond franchise producers Barbara Broccoli and Michael G. Wilson infamously made a misstep following the success of Casino Royale by hiring Marc Forster to helm Quantum of Solace (the man simply can’t shoot his way out of a paper bag if a moving camera or action sequence is required); so it...

James Bond is Back and More Popular than Ever: Blu-Ray Box Set Breaks...

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There's no denying the appeal of James Bond, he's been a fixture of cinemas for half a century and most of his endeavors have been hugely successful. But on its fiftieth anniversary, he's more popular that ever, which has been proven by the sales of the Bond 50 box set. It's now the most successful Blu-ray box set of all time.

Danny Boyle Passes On Directing Next James Bond Film

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Since Skyfall has been showered with enormous success that its garnered in the box office, with critics and fans alike, we've all been curious to see who will be the next director to take on the reigns. After all, Sam Mendes and company did quite an impressive job with Skyfall, who would be the right person for the impending sequel? Well one thing's for sure,...

Box Office Roundup: 'Twilight' Tops a Big Numbers Weekend

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With a five day opening for the new pictures, and with a holiday weekend  for the rest, it seems like Thanksgiving in America (at least this year) meant going to the movies. The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2 still won, but there are good things to say about most of the new pictures and their numbers. Mostly.

Box Office Predictions: Team Edward Wins Again

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So it's a holiday five day weekend, and there are three new wide releases. Rise of the Guardians, Red Dawn and Life of Pi. But with The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2 netting $140 Million last weekend, even a 70% slide would mean a $40 Million weekend, and it's doubtful that these new pictures...

'Skyfall' Sequel: Sam Mendes Is Developing The Next James Bond Film

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Some interesting James Bond news broke today—while Skyfall, the 23rd entry into the long-running James Bond franchise, is breaking Bond box office records and will likely go on to be the most successful (in unadjusted dollars) of the series, plans are already underway for the next film.

Box Office Roundup: 'Skyfall' is a Killer

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Bond is back so hard you guys. Skyfall ended up making $90 Million in America over the last couple days, which puts it on track to make more unadjusted money than any previous Bond movie. Quantum of Solace, the current record-holder, topped out at $168, and that sounds pretty doable. In fact, it may be close to that next weekend....

Box Office Predictions: 'Skyfall' To Rule Them All

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So it's a James Bond weekend at the box office. Though Steven Spielberg's Lincoln also opens in limited release this Friday, the only picture going wide is Skyfall, which is already on Imax screens, and the picture has already made $321 Million internationally. It's doesn't need America to be a success, but it's going to be big stateside as...