Hot on the heels of last week’s revelation that Christoph Waltz would be back as the villainous Blofeld in the upcoming 25th installment of the long-running James Bond franchise, we have a wild rumor that has come to light about Lashana Lynch’s role in the sequel. However, unlike some rumors, this one actually makes some sense. Since the report does potentially include some possible spoilers for James Bond 25, we’ll have to dive into the details until after the jump. So proceed to read at your own risk! Read More »
Back in the fall of 2017, when fans were still waiting patiently to see what would happen with the James Bond franchise, Spectre co-star Christoph Waltz seemed rather confident that he would not be returning as Blofeld. The character was revealed as being the mastermind behind the titular international criminal organization, as well as James Bond’s adoptive brother, so it was a real shame that after his survival at the end of the last mission, he wouldn’t be coming back.
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Oscar winner Rami Malek is parlaying his Bohemian Rhapsody success into franchise movie stardom, taking the role of a shady villain in the still-untitled James Bond 25. All we knew about the bad guy so far came from the official press release, which referred to him as “a mysterious villain armed with dangerous new technology,” but now Malek is giving us a few more details about his character. Read on to learn the major condition the actor had about the villain before accepting the role. Read More »
Daniel Craig is looking sharp in the new Bond 25 image, despite suffering an on-set injury that temporarily halted production. But production is back on and sleeker than ever, with Bond 25 returning to 007’s stomping grounds as production for the upcoming Cary Fukunaga film hits the streets of London. Joining the familiar streets is another recognizable James Bond asset, which you can see in the Bond 25 first look below.
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We may not have a title for Bond 25 yet, but that doesn’t mean we can’t spy some behind-the-scenes footage of the cast and crew in action. The official Bond site just dropped a minute-long Bond 25 behind-the-scenes video, showcasing director Cary Fukunaga, star Daniel Craig, and more, on set in Jamaica. It’s all cut to a somewhat…odd song choice. But no matter! This is our first Bond 25 footage, and we’ll take it.
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Director Danny Boyle famously departed James Bond 25 last year after creative differences with longtime franchise producers Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli. And it sounds like the experience of trying to make that situation work was enough for Danny Boyle to be weary of ever trying to take the helm of an established franchise ever again. Read More »
Although James Bond 25 has stumbled a bit out of the gate, fans are interested to see what Fleabag and Killing Eve creator Phoebe Waller-Bridge has done with the script. The writer, who stole scenes in Solo: A Star Wars Story as Lando Calrissian’s droid companion L3-37, was brought in just before production started to polish the script and add a little bit of humor. But if you’re thinking the James Bond 25 rewrites will be changing 007 so that he’s suddenly not a womanizing secret agent, think again. Read More »
Update #1: An official plot synopsis for James Bond 25 has been released. Read it below.
Update #2: James Bond 25 will be the first in the 007 franchise to utilize IMAX cameras.
The Bond producers revealed the official cast and a few key plot details for James Bond 25 at a grand event at one of 007’s most iconic locations, in an announcement that was streamed live worldwide. Daniel Craig is set to reprise his role as the dashing British MI6 spy one more time, in a film directed by Cary Fukanaga.
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When Danny Boyle was announced as the director of James Bond 25, the movie world was abuzz with what his version of a Bond movie would look like. But alas, that buzz was cut short when Boyle suddenly left the project in August last year, citing that dreaded term: “creative differences.” Boyle hasn’t spoken since on the reason he clashed over the vision of the film with star Daniel Craig and producers Barbara Broccoli and Michael G. Wilson, but in a new interview, he illuminates why he left the project and why he feels no ill will toward current director Cary Fukunaga. Read More »
Posted on Wednesday, February 27th, 2019 by Ben Pearson
Daniel Craig is returning to play James Bond once again in the still-untitled Bond 25, and now a new report says that the British spy will be facing off against a villain to be played by recent Oscar winner Rami Malek. Plus, a separate report gives us a broader picture of what roles are left to fill – including a part that seems to be written specifically for Game Night actor Billy Magnussen.
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