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Phew, Daniel Craig and Sam Mendes Will Return for 'Bond 24' After All

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We were starting to get a pretty serious case of whiplash over the issue of whether Daniel Craig would agree to don that tux one more time for that ubiquitous "Bond 24" installment and the news of whether his "Skyfall" director Sam Mendes would or would not or wait he maybe would return to helm. But now it's time to raise a toast with a "shaken-not-stirred" martini indeed because the studio has today confirmed the pair will re-team for another installment of 007, comin' at us in 2015. Get More »

Filed Under: Movie News | Source: Deadline

Penelope Cruz to Become the World's Oldest Bond Girl

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According to the always reliable British press, Penelope Cruz — only one of the sexiest women in our known galaxy, n.b.d. — will be an oooh la la Bond girl in the upcoming 007 outing, which is scheduled to begin filming next summer.

Two notes: as you might recall, her hubby Javier Bardem played the slippery villain in last year's truly excellent "Skyfall", so there's that, and when production starts next year she will go down in history as the oldest Bond girl ever ... at the tender age of 40.


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Filed Under: Movie News | Source: Yahoo! Movies U.K.

JK! Sam Mendes In Talks to Direct Bond 24

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UPDATE: Not so fast there, Mendes! Mz. Broccoli isn't finished with you yet! According to a Deadline Hollywood report that went up just hours after Variety published a story revealing all of the directors in the running, the guy who directed "Skyfall" (and won an Oscar for "American Beauty") is back in the running to direct Bond 24 after all. Mendes had told Empire Magazine that he bowed out in order to focus on other projects, including a West End production of "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory." The Deadline report says that Bond producers Barbara Broccoli and her half-brother Michael Wilson are now open to waiting for him.


EARLIER: Are we ready to see James Bond with a wizard's wand? Will Nick Fury ask him to join "The Avengers" in a post-credits scene? How about Daniel Craig donning the "Iron Man" suit, helping a royal get over a stutter, or (gulp) fighting Hulk dogs? Get More »

Filed Under: Movie News | Source: Variety

Movie Cliché Du Jour: Bad Guys Getting Caught on Purpose

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Generally speaking, bad guys are bad guys because they want to do bad things and get away with them, so if you see one get caught in the middle of a movie it usually means they've got an ace up their sleeve. Lately we've been seeing this trend of the bad guy getting caught on purpose (capture, interrogation, threat, destruction, escape) in big tentpole blockbusters, and either every copy of Final Draft has a glitch that automatically pastes that into a script … or folks are getting lazy. Get More »

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The 20 Most Phallic Movie Images Ever

Penis imagery: Like love, it's all around us.

Really, though, in movies, it's everywhere. And most likely, depending on the director, it's completely intentional. Yes, most of the directors you casually enjoy are actually perverted creep shows. Like Bruce Hornsby once so eloquently put it, that's just the way it is, folks. You had to learn sometime.

Don't believe us? Here are 20 not-so-subtle examples of phallic movie stills that will have you saying to yourself, "Wow, I didn't realize that Jean-Claude Van Damme with a Jheri curl could get any creepier."

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MTV Movie Awards: Best Male Shirtless Performance Nominees Strip for Your Vote

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Guys, we're not talking about a piece of fruit! (Though fruit is a nutritious snack that can often be described by the above adjectives.) Uh-uh, we're thinking more along the lines of abs than apples. Particularly, the abdominal regions of our 2013 MTV Movie Awards Best Shirtless Performance nominees. Which nominee will dance away with the Golden Popcorn in this brand new category on Sunday night? Get More »

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Judging 15 Actors Who Went Blond For a Role

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Changing appearances for the sake of entertainment is nothing new in Hollywood; it's all part of the gig. But when professional heartthrob Ryan Gosling tweaks his look, disgruntled fans are going to have something to say about it.

In "The Place Beyond the Pines," Gosling sports a bleach-blond 'do for his role as a motorcycle racer-turned-bank robber. As photos started surfacing during the film's production, people were wondering what the heck was going on with his hair. Serious drama. Get More »

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Sam Mendes Back on Bond? Never Say Never Again

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When "Skyfall" director Sam Mendes announced earlier this month that he won't be returning for another Bond film, hardcore 007 fans around the world reacted by shedding a single tear of blood. And the rest of us were pretty bummed out too.

But according to SlashFilm, Bond producers Barbara Broccoli and Michael G. Wilson are still holding out hope that Mendes might change his mind and come back after all.

As someone once said, never say never again. Get More »

Filed Under: Movie News | Source: SlashFilm

Next James Bond Flick Won't Arrive Until 2016

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Once upon a time, James Bond movies came out like clockwork. Every two years, a new Bond film would hit theaters. You could almost hear the ticking, like a time bomb counting down to the next explosion of awesome.

Well, according to Reuters, MGM has just cut the blue wire, because once again the countdown has stalled — and this time it's going to be at least three more years until we get a sequel to "Skyfall."

Hey, at least they'll have plenty of time to finish counting all their money. Get More »

Filed Under: Movie News | Source: Reuters

Sam Mendes Won't Be Directing the Next James Bond Film


If you were wondering who "Skyfall" director Sam Mendes thinks is the greatest James Bond villain of all time, the answer is apparently Dr. No, as Empire is reporting that Mendes has just given a big thumbs down to the idea of directing the next James Bond film.

Where's that Grumpy Cat meme when you need it? Get More »

Filed Under: Movie News | Source: Empire
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