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 Sam Mendes looking likely to direct Bond 24
After his sterling work on Skyfall (the highest-grossing British film in UK box office history, lest we forget), Sony / MGM have reportedly been desperate to re-sign Sam Mendes to direct the next Bond movie, and finally, it sounds as if they may be getting their wish…

Sam Mendes looking likely to direct Bond 24

After his sterling work on Skyfall (the highest-grossing British film in UK box office history, lest we forget), Sony / MGM have reportedly been desperate to re-sign Sam Mendes to direct the next Bond movie, and finally, it sounds as if they may be getting their wish…

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Naomie Harris talks Skyfall
Total Film recently spoke with new Bond recruit Naomie Harris about her role in the 23rd film in the superspy series, Skyfall.

                   She’ll play Eve in the new movie, which arrives 50 years after 007’s first screen outing in Dr No…

Naomie Harris talks Skyfall

Total Film recently spoke with new Bond recruit Naomie Harris about her role in the 23rd film in the superspy series, Skyfall.



She’ll play Eve in the new movie, which arrives 50 years after 007’s first screen outing in Dr No…

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 New Skyfall pics arrive 
A new crop of photos from the Skyfall set have landed online, with Daniel Craig filming in London’s Trafalgar Square last weekend.

              Sporting a close-cropped haircut and a smattering of slightly greying stubble, Bond is looking a little more rumpled than usual, his haggard appearance suggesting a man being pushed to his wits’ end…

New Skyfall pics arrive

A new crop of photos from the Skyfall set have landed online, with Daniel Craig filming in London’s Trafalgar Square last weekend.



Sporting a close-cropped haircut and a smattering of slightly greying stubble, Bond is looking a little more rumpled than usual, his haggard appearance suggesting a man being pushed to his wits’ end…

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Skyfall Press Conference: Full Transcript
The lowdown on Skyfall from the cast and crew - Sam Mendes, Daniel Craig and many more!Earlier today, Total Film went to the swish Corinthia hotel in Whitehall, London, for the Bond 23 (or as we now officially know it, Skyfall) press conference.We’ve got the full lowdown on the movie, from the people that matter…[FOR THE FULL TRANSCRIPT OF TODAY’S PRESS CONFERENCE, CLICK ON DANIEL OR FOLLOW THIS LINK]

Skyfall Press Conference: Full Transcript

The lowdown on Skyfall from the cast and crew - Sam Mendes, Daniel Craig and many more!

Earlier today, Total Film went to the swish Corinthia hotel in Whitehall, London, for the Bond 23 (or as we now officially know it, Skyfall) press conference.

We’ve got the full lowdown on the movie, from the people that matter…

[FOR THE FULL TRANSCRIPT OF TODAY’S PRESS CONFERENCE, CLICK ON DANIEL OR FOLLOW THIS LINK]

 Bond 23 title announced, shooting details and cast confirmed
Total Film embarked on a not-so-secret mission to central London earlier today (real spies don’t use Twitter half as much as we do) to uncover the true identity of Daniel Craig and Sam Mendes’ Bond flick, codename: Bond 23.            But as it turned out, we knew it all along. The new Bond film will be called Skyfall. And if nothing falls from the sky, we’re going to be very disappointed indeed. 
[FOR DETAILS ON THE SHOOT, AND CONFIRMATION OF THE VILLAIN, CLICK ON THE IMAGE FROM THE PRESS CONFERENCE OR FOLLOW THIS LINK]

Bond 23 title announced, shooting details and cast confirmed

Total Film embarked on a not-so-secret mission to central London earlier today (real spies don’t use Twitter half as much as we do) to uncover the true identity of Daniel Craig and Sam Mendes’ Bond flick, codename: Bond 23.

But as it turned out, we knew it all along. The new Bond film will be called Skyfall. And if nothing falls from the sky, we’re going to be very disappointed indeed.

 

[FOR DETAILS ON THE SHOOT, AND CONFIRMATION OF THE VILLAIN, CLICK ON THE IMAGE FROM THE PRESS CONFERENCE OR FOLLOW THIS LINK]

Javier Bardem confirms he’ll be a Bond villain
The last we heard, Javier Bardem was in talks to play Bond 23's lead villain but he hadn't signed on the dotted line. Well, it seems now he has, and we couldn’t be happier.  Speaking to ABC’s Nightline, Bardem responded to a question about his possible role as a villain in the new James Bond film with a giddy statement.[FOR THE FULL STORY, CLICK ON ANTON OR FOLLOW THIS LINK]

Javier Bardem confirms he’ll be a Bond villain

The last we heard, Javier Bardem was in talks to play Bond 23's lead villain but he hadn't signed on the dotted line.
 
Well, it seems now he has, and we couldn’t be happier.
 
Speaking to ABC’s Nightline, Bardem responded to a question about his possible role as a villain in the new James Bond film with a giddy statement.

[FOR THE FULL STORY, CLICK ON ANTON OR FOLLOW THIS LINK]

Bond 23 gets a title?
It’s always an anxious wait to find out the name of the next Bond film.With everyone getting bored of calling it Bond 23, the news that Daniel Craig’s next outing as the superspy may have a title is pretty exciting.Eagle-eyed sleuths have noticed Sony have been buying up plenty of domain names that strongly hint at the new title…[TO FIND OUT THE TITLE, CLICK ON 007 OR FOLLOW THIS LINK]

Bond 23 gets a title?

It’s always an anxious wait to find out the name of the next Bond film.

With everyone getting bored of calling it Bond 23, the news that Daniel Craig’s next outing as the superspy may have a title is pretty exciting.

Eagle-eyed sleuths have noticed Sony have been buying up plenty of domain names that strongly hint at the new title…

[TO FIND OUT THE TITLE, CLICK ON 007 OR FOLLOW THIS LINK]

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Ralph Fiennes to direct Dickens biopic The Invisible Woman
Fresh from his concluding villainous outing as Lord Voldemort in Harry Potter, Ralph Fiennes is plotting his next directorial move.The Invisible Woman will tell the story of Dickens’ secret 13-year love affair with Ellen Terney, affectionately known as Nelly by the author.Busying himself in Sam Mendes’ upcoming Bond 23 and set to play Prospero on stage in The Tempest, Fiennes seems keen to rule himself out of playing the author, but there have been plenty of casting rumours already…

Ralph Fiennes to direct Dickens biopic The Invisible Woman

Fresh from his concluding villainous outing as Lord Voldemort in Harry Potter, Ralph Fiennes is plotting his next directorial move.

The Invisible Woman will tell the story of Dickens’ secret 13-year love affair with Ellen Terney, affectionately known as Nelly by the author.

Busying himself in Sam Mendes’ upcoming Bond 23 and set to play Prospero on stage in The Tempest, Fiennes seems keen to rule himself out of playing the author, but there have been plenty of casting rumours already…

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Rhys Ifans lands an unspecified role in Bond 23
Rhys Ifans will be joining Daniel Craig in the next big screen outing for James Bond.Though the specific details of Bond 23 are remaining characteristically hush-hush, The Telegraph confirms that Ifans has joined the film’s ever-expanding cast.Ifans recently wrapped The Amazing Spider-Man, in which he played the villainous Lizard - but it’s not thought that he’ll be brooding away as another villain in Bond 23.

Rhys Ifans lands an unspecified role in Bond 23

Rhys Ifans will be joining Daniel Craig in the next big screen outing for James Bond.

Though the specific details of Bond 23 are remaining characteristically hush-hush, The Telegraph confirms that Ifans has joined the film’s ever-expanding cast.

Ifans recently wrapped The Amazing Spider-Man, in which he played the villainous Lizard - but it’s not thought that he’ll be brooding away as another villain in Bond 23.

Ralph Fiennes also in talks to join Bond 23
Bond 23 was only given the green light mere months ago, but the production is already buzzing with activity. Hot on the heels of news that Javier Bardem is considering signing on to play the film’s villain, the Daily Mail has word that there might be a part for other Oscar favourite Ralph Fiennes as well.The Harry Potter actor (he plays big bad Voldemort) has worked previously with director Sam Mendes in the theatre on Troilus And Cressida, and is apparently excited about the new direction that Mendes is taking the series in. “It’s the first of a new generation of Bond films,” an LA exec tells the Daily Mail, “and the ideas Mendes has push the film into darker territory where the characters are modern, mature and challenging…”

Ralph Fiennes also in talks to join Bond 23

Bond 23 was only given the green light mere months ago, but the production is already buzzing with activity. Hot on the heels of news that Javier Bardem is considering signing on to play the film’s villain, the Daily Mail has word that there might be a part for other Oscar favourite Ralph Fiennes as well.

The Harry Potter actor (he plays big bad Voldemort) has worked previously with director Sam Mendes in the theatre on Troilus And Cressida, and is apparently excited about the new direction that Mendes is taking the series in. “It’s the first of a new generation of Bond films,” an LA exec tells the Daily Mail, “and the ideas Mendes has push the film into darker territory where the characters are modern, mature and challenging…”

Javier Bardem confirms he’s nemesis in Bond 23
Oscar nominee Javier Bardem has yet to officially sign on for a role in Bond 23, but he’s been talking about what he knows – and it all sounds very intriguing. While talking with the LA Times, he admitted: “I’m a huge fan of the James Bond saga. When I was little, I went watching Mr. Connery doing James Bond with my father.“Who in the world would think I’d be in one of those movies. He then went on to talk about the new Bond film, revealing: “They’re changing the whole thing, the whole dynamic. I’d be playing Bond’s nemesis, yes, but it’s not that obvious. Everything is more nuanced. It’s very intriguing.”

Javier Bardem confirms he’s nemesis in Bond 23

Oscar nominee Javier Bardem has yet to officially sign on for a role in Bond 23, but he’s been talking about what he knows – and it all sounds very intriguing. While talking with the LA Times, he admitted: “I’m a huge fan of the James Bond saga. When I was little, I went watching Mr. Connery doing James Bond with my father.

“Who in the world would think I’d be in one of those movies. He then went on to talk about the new Bond film, revealing: “They’re changing the whole thing, the whole dynamic. I’d be playing Bond’s nemesis, yes, but it’s not that obvious. Everything is more nuanced. It’s very intriguing.

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23 Artists For The Bond 23 Title Song
1) Muse
Who? Pomp/prog rock absurdists meshing Mercury falsetto with Hendrix libido.
Why? The power-chord carpet-bombing comes with a  disarming dash of arched-eyebrow Englishness. Action with eloquence - so  very Bond. And you can’t fault the ambition. These people want to play a  gig in space.
Song that sounds like it could be a Bond movie title: Apocalypse Please.

23 Artists For The Bond 23 Title Song

1) Muse

Who? Pomp/prog rock absurdists meshing Mercury falsetto with Hendrix libido.

Why? The power-chord carpet-bombing comes with a disarming dash of arched-eyebrow Englishness. Action with eloquence - so very Bond. And you can’t fault the ambition. These people want to play a gig in space.

Song that sounds like it could be a Bond movie title: Apocalypse Please.

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James Bond will officially return in November 2012
James Bond’s had to wait in the wings for what seems like an age while movie studio MGM wrestle out of their financial crisis. But finally his patience has paid off, as Deadline have confirmed previous reports that Bond 23 has been given an official release date of 9 November 2012.

James Bond will officially return in November 2012

James Bond’s had to wait in the wings for what seems like an age while movie studio MGM wrestle out of their financial crisis. But finally his patience has paid off, as Deadline have confirmed previous reports that Bond 23 has been given an official release date of 9 November 2012.