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Originally posted 01/23/2014 04:00PM
Hollywood is a town that runs on youth, but nobody told these senior citizens in Germany.
As part of a giveaway calendar, 19 residents at Contilla Retirement Group in Essen, Germany, recreated 12 famous scenes from the 20th century's greatest movies, including highbrow classics (Cabaret and Easy Rider) to enduring blockbusters (Dirty Dancing and The Blues Brothers).
Originally posted 11/29/2013 05:20PM
His wife, Victoria Beckham, suggested earlier this year that he should be the next James Bond, but whom would David Beckham want to play him in a movie about his life?
The retired soccer star and sometime underwear model admitted he was stumped when the question was posed during a radio interview with U.K.'s talkSPORT on Thursday.
"Someone asked me that the other day and I couldn't answer it," he admitted. But when the interviewer suggested Brad Pitt, the father of four took the ball and ran with it.
Originally posted 08/15/2013 08:20AM
The British stuntman who parachuted into the London Olympics opening ceremony as James Bond has been killed in an accident in the Swiss Alps while flying a special wing suit.
Online extreme sports broadcaster Epic TV says Mark Sutton died during a gathering it had organized involving 20 wing suit pilots who were being filmed as they jumped from helicopters.
Swiss police confirmed that a 42-year-old Briton died Wednesday in a fall near Trient in the Valais region.
The 2012 Summer Games opening ceremony memorably included Sutton as a Bond double jumping with another stuntman dressed as a skydiving Queen Elizabeth II.
Originally posted 11/10/2012 02:00PM
Neither shaken, nor stirred. Just perennially cool.
While he'll no doubt be best remembered for the seven James Bond films he made from 1973 to 1985, Sir Roger Moore – he was knighted in 2003, for his humanitarian work on behalf of UNICEF – also wears many other labels proudly.
He was a young MGM star (opposite the then-equally young Elizabeth Taylor), a TV star and producer (The Saint), an author twice over (a 2008 autobiography, My Word Is My Bond, and the brand-new Bond on Bond: Reflections on 50 Years of James Bond Movies), and a word-class raconteur.
It was in those last two capacities that the London-born Sir Roger, a hale and hearty 85, spent time with PEOPLE in New York this week. Among the many opinions he shared were those on a certain movie franchise.
Originally posted 10/15/2012 04:45PM
This version is stirred, not shaken. But no matter the method the perfect James Bond martini is easy to make, says Leo Robitschek, beverage director of the New York hotspot The NoMad Hotel.
With the latest Bond film, Skyfall – the 23rd title in the film series – set for release on Nov. 9, mixologist Robitschek shares his own version of the spy hero's famed vesper martini.
The drink was defined by author Ian Fleming in his first Bond book, 1953's Casino Royale. The debonair Bond, wrote Fleming, orders a very specific cocktail: three parts gin, one part vodka and one-half part Lillet Blanc, a French aperitif wine.
Originally posted 10/08/2012 01:30PM
As the new Bond girl, Bérénice Marlohe couldn't feel luckier – except for one thing.
"Well, I missed Daniel Craig naked, unfortunately," she tells November's issue of Maxim about conflicting shooting schedules on the latest 007 caper, Skyfall, opening Nov. 9.
While she didn't get to see the handsome hunk who plays James Bond in the buff, the sultry French actress, 33, does reveal about the movie: "It's a terrific script. And I think they've never had such a great cast, like Ralph Fiennes, Daniel Craig, Javier Bardem, Judi Dench ... and Bérénice Marlohe."
Originally posted 10/05/2012 11:15AM
It's official: Britain's most iconic young singer has recorded the new theme song for the country's most iconic movie series.
And not surprisingly, Adele's take on James Bond doesn't sound half bad at all.
Below is her track for the upcoming Bond movie Skyfall, and Adele has opened up about the excitement of recording it.
Originally posted 05/21/2012 07:20AM
James Bond is back, hunky, handsome and shirtless as ever, and once again played by Daniel Craig, in his third outing as Agent 007.
Unveiled on Monday: the trailer for Bond's 23rd screen adventure, Skyfall, due in U.S. theaters Nov. 9, and costarring Javier Bardem and French actress Bérénice Marlohe as the new Bond Girl, named Severine.
In the brief film clip, Bond/Craig is shown against a variety of international locations, while a location posting states that the production is currently in Turkey. Scenes were recently shot in the Grand Bazaar of Istanbul, where nearly half a century ago Sean Connery's Bond first encountered Turkish ally Kerim Bey (Pedro Armendériz) and blonde Bond Girl Tatiana Romanova (Daniela Bianchi), for the classic From Russia, with Love.
Originally posted 12/19/2011 02:40PM
Look out, Daniel Craig – there may be a new 007 in town.
Professional skateboarder Rob Dyrdek is accustomed to performing death-defying feats with nothing but a board between him and the pavement, but this weekend he got behind the wheel of a Chevrolet Sonic to perform a nerve-wracking stunt taken straight out of a James Bond car chase.
On Saturday, Dyrdek, 37, buckled up and put the pedal to the metal in order to replicate the "kickflip," which involved spiraling the vehicle in mid-air as it sailed between two ramps.
Originally posted 11/04/2011 03:15PM
Just as the new Bond girl Bérénice Marlohe was revealed, the franchise's latest Miss Moneypenny was announced as well.
Naomie Harris, 35, will play Eve, a field agent, the actress confirmed at a London press conference for the franchise's latest film, Skyfall.
The upcoming movie is the James Bond franchise's 23rd installment.
"I've been doing yoga three times a week, stunt driving and firing machine guns – which I discovered I had a real taste for," Harris, the first black actress to play this role, told reporters. "I'm raring to go!"
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