LOS ANGELES (AP) — James Bond is out of commission for a few weeks. Star Daniel Craig is undergoing minor ankle surgery after sustaining an injury while filming the 25th installment in the...
Richard Madden shrugs off Bond rumors at Cannes
CANNES, France (AP) — Richard Madden donned a James Bond-esque white tuxedo at the Cannes Film Festival, but the actor shrugged off any 007 rumors.
Bond 25 launches in Jamaica, Rami Malek to play villain
NEW YORK (AP) — The 25th James Bond movie and Daniel Craig's fifth and final installment as 007 is heading home to Jamaica.
Craig, Bond producers Barbara Broccoli and Michael G. Wilson, and...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Lionsgate's motion picture group chairman Joe Drake says the sky is not falling in Hollywood and the feature film business is not dead. It's certainly a message that the audience...
Bassett, Boseman and more added to Oscars presenter lineup
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Who needs a host when Wakanda is coming to the Academy Awards? "Black Panther" stars Chadwick Boseman and Angela Bassett have been added to the starry list of presenters for the...
ABC executive sees silver lining in Oscars flap: interest
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Oscars disarray over the exit of Kevin Hart as the host of the show had an upside — people paid attention, ABC's entertainment president said Tuesday.
"Ironically, I have found that the lack of clarity ... has kept the Oscars really in the conversation, and the mystery has been really compelling," said Karey Burke, whose network is the ceremony's longtime home.
She called the interest proof that the Oscars are still relevant.
Awkwafina, Tina Fey, Jennifer Lopez to present at Oscars
NEW YORK (AP) — Tina Fey, Whoopi Goldberg and Brie Larson will be presenters at the 91st Academy Awards.
The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences on Monday announced its first slate of presenters. Also among the 13 stars are Daniel Craig, Jennifer Lopez, Amandla Stenberg and Awkwafina.
Chris Evans, Amy Poehler, Maya Rudolph, Charlize Theron, Tessa Thompson and Constance Wu will also take the Oscar stage as presenters.
Fukunaga to direct next James Bond film for release in 2020
LONDON (AP) — American filmmaker Cary Joji Fukunaga is replacing Danny Boyle as director of the next James Bond movie, producers announced Thursday.
Michael G. Wilson, Barbara Broccoli and star Daniel Craig said the still-untitled Bond 25 will start filming at London's Pinewood Studios on March 4, and will be released on Feb. 14, 2020.
License to spill? Idris Elba says he’s not the next 007
LONDON (AP) — Idris Elba stirred fans' hopes, then left them shaken.
The British actor helped fuel speculation that he will be the next James Bond last week when tweeted a selfie and wrote "my name's Elba, Idris Elba," echoing the famous 007 catchphrase.
Many Elba fans have campaigned for the star of "The Wire" and "Luther" to be the first black Bond.
Danny Boyle departs James Bond over ‘creative differences’
NEW YORK (AP) — The next James Bond movie has lost its director.
Bond producers Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli, along with star Daniel Craig, announced Tuesday that Danny Boyle has exited the project over "creative differences." Boyle, the director of "Slumdog Millionaire" and "Trainspotting," earlier this year confirmed that he would direct the 25th 007 film. Boyle and his regular collaborator John Hodge were working on the script.
His name is Idris Elba, but will he be first black Bond?
LONDON (AP) — British actor Idris Elba is stoking speculation he may take over the role of James Bond when Daniel Craig steps aside, offering an enigmatic Twitter post that fueled the buzz about him becoming the first black Bond.
The star of shows such as "The Wire" and "Luther" on Sunday posted an artistic selfie under the words "my name's Elba, Idris Elba," echoing the spy's famous catchphrase.
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Daniel Craig is back as Bond, the spy series' producers confirmed, in a Danny Boyle-directed film due for release in 2019.
Bond producers Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli of EON Productions announced Thursday that production on the 25th official James Bond thriller will begin in December at London's Pinewood Studios.
Naomie Harris wants to see Jamie Bell replace Daniel Craig as the next James Bond.
The 41-year-old actress - who stars as Miss Moneypenny in the iconic film franchise - has revealed she would love to see the 'Billy Elliot' star become the next actor to play the British Secret Service agent.
She confessed: "I'd like it to be Jamie Bell."
Naomie also suggested she'd prefer the role was handed to a British actor, rather than the studio looking overseas.
Naomie Harris isn’t sure she’ll be in the new James Bond movie
Naomie Harris doesn't know whether she'll star in the next James Bond movie.
The 41-year-old actress plays the part of Miss Moneypenny in the iconic franchise, but Naomie has revealed she hasn't heard whether there will be a role for her in the next Bond movie.
She confessed: "It'll be very disappointing if I'm not involved. I really hope they ask me back. I haven't heard anything."
Daniel Craig confirms he’ll be Bond 25
Mark Strong was surprised that Daniel Craig wanted to commit to another outing as James Bond after making 'Spectre'.
The 54-year-old actor has been close friends with Daniel since they both starred in the BBC drama 'Our Friends in the North' in 1996 and the 50-year-old 007 star is even godfather to Mark's sons.
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The Spice Girls are reportedly desperate to sing the next James Bond theme song.
The iconic British girl group have recently agreed to reunite ahead of a potentially lucrative tour, but their ultimate ambition is to perform the theme tune to the next 007 movie, which will see Daniel Craig reprise the role of the British secret agent.
A source said: "It's crazy that the biggest British girl group of all time hasn't sung the theme song to the biggest British spy franchise ever."
Danny Boyle is in talks to direct Bond 25.
The 61-year-old filmmaker is the new frontrunner to helm the upcoming James Bond movie, which will see Daniel Craig in his final outing as secret agent 007, according to Variety.
Boyle - who won the Best Director Oscar in 2009 for his drama 'Slumdog Millionaire' - is reportedly very interested in the project and has always held the ambition to direct a Bond film.
Rachel Weisz "never thought" she would get married.
The 47-year-old actress tied the knot with 'James Bond' star Daniel Craig back in 2011, but she has now admitted settling down with someone and getting married was never an "ambition" of hers.
Will the next James Bond be played by Harry Styles or a woman?
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With Daniel Craig's run as 007 set to conclude following the next Bond film in 2019, speculation is starting to heat up over who his replacement might be.
One name that is getting some early buzz is Harry Styles, the former One Direction singer who made his acting debut in "Dunkirk" last year.
Daniel Craig and wife Rachel Weisz are moving to Brooklyn.
The James Bond star is thought to be the mystery buyer of a Brooklyn brownstone mansion sold by author Martin Amis for $6.75 million.
According to the New York Post, word has spread around the borough that 007 actor Daniel, 49, and wife Rachel, 47 - who has an 11-year-old son Henry from her relationship with director Darren Aronofsky - are to relocate to the area.
James Norton finds it "flattering" to be touted as the next James Bond.
The 32-year-old actor - who is set to appear in the new BBC miniseries 'McMafia' in 2018 - has recently been spoken of as the man to replace Daniel Craig as 007, but while James admits the speculation is "humbling", he doubts whether he'll actually be handed the coveted role.
Monica Bellucci has teased she may be starring in 'Bond 25'.
The 53-year-old actress portrayed Bond girl Lucia Sciarra opposite Daniel Craig in 'Spectre' back in 2015, and recently Craig admitted he would love to see her reprise the role in his final outing as 007.
Now, Bellucci has teased she cannot "say anything" about whether she will be back in the spy franchise.
Rory Kinnear doesn't know if he will be in the next James Bond movie.
The 39-year-old actor starred as Bill Tanner - MI6's chief of staff - in three of Daniel Craig's recent outings as 007, and while the suave spy's return is secured, his sometime co-star hasn't yet been given the go-ahead to appear in 'Bond 25'.
Speaking to The Times newspaper, Kinnear said: "Each film they make they say yay or nay.
Daniel Craig reportedly wants Monica Bellucci to return in the next James Bond movie.
The 49-year-actor starred alongside Italian beauty in the last instalment of the franchise 'Spectre' back in 2015 with Bellucci playing the spy's love interest Lucia Sciarra.
Craig is coming back as 007 for one final outing and he is keen for Bellucci, 53, to reprise her role opposite him.
A source told website Mirror Online: "He wants Monica Bellucci back, that's for sure."
Taron Egerton would love to be the next James Bond.
The 27-year-old actor has been touted as a possible replacement for Daniel Craig as 007 following his starring role in the two 'Kingsman' movies, and Taron has admitted he would have no hesitation in accepting the role if it was offered to him.
Asked whether he'd be interested in the part of Bond, Taron replied: "If I was asked, yeah. Amazing. Amazing - of course!"
James Bond reportedly gets married in the new 007 movie.
The much-anticipated new film, which will see Daniel Craig reprise the role of the iconic British agent, is set to feature a surprising plot, according to a Hollywood insider, who has claimed Bond will quit the secret service and marry the woman he loves.
The source told the New York Post newspaper's Page Six column: "Bond quits the secret service, and he's in love and gets married."
Dominic Cooper would love to play James Bond.
The 39-year-old actor stars as Special Boat Service officer John Stratton in Simon West's new British action movie 'Stratton', which is based on a series of books by former SBS officer Duncan Falconer.
Review: Noomi Rapace proves deadly in formulaic ‘Unlocked’
There's been a lot of talk about who should be the next James Bond after Daniel Craig puts aside his shaken martini. Orlando Bloom? Idris Elba? Damian Lewis? After watching the formulaic spy thriller "Unlocked," might we suggest Noomi Rapace?
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Daniel Craig was tempted back to his James Bond role because he knew it would "make history".
The 49-year-old actor had previously insisted he wouldn't be making a return to the spy role but decided to sign up to another movie as he would be making history by starring in the next instalment.
Box Office Top 20: ‘The Hitman’s Bodyguard’ hits No. 1
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "The Hitman's Bodyguard" stole the weekend from the heist pic "Logan Lucky." Starring Samuel L. Jackson and Ryan Reynolds, "The Hitman's Bodyguard" opened to $21.4 million, easily topping the weekend which continued the downward spiral of the summer movie season compared to last year.
Joe Dempsie prefers Jack O’Connell as James Bond rather than Tom Hiddleston
Joe Dempsie would rather see Jack O'Connell play James Bond than Tom Hiddleston.
The 30-year-old actor - who shot to fame as Chris in E4's hit show 'Skins', which starred O'Connell in a later series - thinks working class actors still have to fight for the chance to star in Hollywood movies and called for casting agents to be more "open-minded" when it comes to looking at British stars.
‘The Hitman’s Bodyguard’ outdoes ‘Logan Lucky’ at box office
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Critics loved "Logan Lucky" and gave a big collective shrug to "The Hitman's Bodyguard," but when it came to the test of the marketplace, audiences went their own way.
The two action flicks faced off this weekend, and "The Hitman's Bodyguard" emerged the victor with a chart-topping $21.6 million, according to studio estimates Sunday, while "Logan Lucky" sputtered on arrival with $8.1 million.
Daniel Craig, back as Bond, keeps 007 fans on edge
NEW YORK (AP) — Daniel Craig's 007-era will die another day.
After months of gossip and denials, Craig on Tuesday night confirmed to Stephen Colbert on the "Late Show" that he will indeed return for another James Bond movie. The yet-titled film is due out November 2019.
"We've just been trying to figure things out," Craig told Colbert. "I always wanted to. I needed a break."
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Daniel Craig has confirmed he will return for his fifth James Bond movie.
The 49-year-old actor revealed he will reprise his role as the suave spy in the forthcoming 25th film in the series, and he "couldn't be happier" to have signed up for the part again.
When asked on 'The Late Show with Stephen Colbert' if he would be playing the iconic role for a fifth time, he replied: "Yes. I couldn't be happier.
The Hearst movie meet-up group will be seeing the new Daniel Craig & Channing Tatum comedy “Logan Lucky” at the Prospector Theater
The screening is the night before the movie’s official opening on Friday, Aug. 17.
The film by director Steven (“Ocean’s Eleven”) Soderbergh is about a West Virginia family that has been down on its luck for nearly 90 years. Jimmy Logan (Tatum) hopes to turn the clan’s fortunes around by stealing $14 million from the Charlotte Motor Speedway in North Carolina.
Tim Roth wants Quentin Tarantino to direct the next James Bond film.
The 56-year-old actor thinks his 'Hateful Eight' director - who is known for the strong violence in his films - would make the "goriest" installment ever in the spy series but believes it would alo have the sharpest script.
According to the New York Daily News newspaper, he said of the possibility: "What fun that would be and we would all be lining up for that one... It would also probably be the wittiest Bond ever."
Daniel Craig and Sam Mendes reportedly had a number of creative differences on the set of 'Spectre'.
Although the paid had a good personal relationship, they are said to have had very different ideas on the James Bond movie, which led to tension on set.
A source told The Sun on Sunday: "Daniel and Sam were best buddies when they first started working together and you would constantly see them laughing and joking.
"But after filming had been going on for a while, things started to change.
The next James Bond movie will hit screens in November 2019.
The upcoming instalment in the popular spy movie franchise will be the 27th title to feature the suave spy - known as 007 - and in a tweet posted to the franchise's official Twitter on Monday (24.07.17), the as-yet-untitled movie was given a release date just over two years away.
The tweet read: "James Bond will return to US cinemas on November 8, 2019 with a traditional earlier release in the UK and the rest of the world."
Christopher Nolan wants to direct a James Bond movie.
The 'Dunkirk' filmmaker has already spoken to James Bond producers Barbara Broccoli and Michael G Wilson about taking the helm of the upcoming instalment of the spy franchise as he "deeply loves" the character.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Swedish actor Michael Nyqvist, who starred in the original "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo" films and often played villains in Hollywood movies like "John Wick" has died. Nyqvist's representative Jenny Tversky said Tuesday that he died after a year-long battle with lung cancer. He was 56.
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — A former deputy clerk of Richmond County Magistrate Court has admitted stealing more than $1,100 from the office.
The Augusta Chronicle (http://bit.ly/2t79cXe ) reports that 47-year-old Estela Figueroa pleaded guilty Thursday to one count of theft.
Richmond County Superior Court Judge Daniel Craig sentenced her to two years in prison followed by eight on probation.
Diane Keaton wants James Norton to be the next James Bond.
The 71-year-old actress thinks her 'Hampstead' co-star - who plays her on-screen son in the upcoming movie - has exactly what it takes to take on the role of the suave British spy when Daniel Craig eventually steps down.
Austin Swift turned to acting because he was an outsider in high school.
The 25-year-old brother of Taylor Swift - who has had roles in 'Live by Night' and 'I.T.', admitted that weighing 250lbs as a teenager left him virtually friendless and he turned to movies to get through some tough teen years.
Charlie Hunnam is "pretty sure" he won't be the next James Bond.
The 37-year-old actor has been mentioned as one of the potential candidates to take over the role of 007 when Daniel Craig hangs up his tuxedo but he insists he hasn't had any contact from anyone connected to the spy franchise.
Speaking on talk show 'Conan', he was asked if he'd be replacing Craig, to which he replied: "I can say two things. I'm English and I look devilishly handsome in a suit."