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James Bond: 1958 memo reveals Ian Fleming's plans for ill-fated first Bond film
Mafia plots and inspiration from the Venice phonebook: 1958 memo reveals Ian Fleming's plans for ill-fated first Bond film Ian Fleming planned a prototype Bond film with Mafia villains given names plucked from an Italian phonebook, a secret memo from 1958 has revealed.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
9 cocktails to celebrate Repeal Day
Despite its name, it's quite a delicious mix of whisky, orange juice, sweet vermouth and cherry brandy.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Goodreads unveils its best books of 2013
Here's a look at what's buzzing in the book world today: Jack Ryan's fate: Like authors Ian Fleming and Robert Ludlum , whose series have thrived posthumously, Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan Afghan-born US novelist Khaled Hosseini poses after an interview to promote the release of his book "And the Mountains Echoed."
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Strictly pair give Chitty a spin
Patrick Robinson is trying a new way to fly round the dancefloor on Strictly Come Dancing - at the wheel of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Dominic Cooper on playing 007 author and raunchy scenes with co-star Lara Pulver in TV series Fleming
Many British actors all long for the chance to play James Bond, but while Daniel Craig still has a licence to kill, Dominic Cooper has the next best thing.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
St. Cloud Times
007 settlement hints at evil Blofeld's return
The archvillain from the James Bond films might be making a return to the big screen following a settlement announced earlier this month between studio MGM, production company Danjaq and the estate of Kevin McClory.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Mail & Guardian
The curious case against Radovan Krejcir
Who exactly is Radovan Krejcir accused of kidnapping and assaulting, and is this the best the police could come up with? Forty-eight hours in the life of Czech fugitive Radovan Krejcir is enough to make scriptwriters incontinent, maybe even awaken the ghost of Ian Fleming and certainly make journalists-turned-authors move in for the kill, so to ... (more)
The Huffington Post
The Most Evil Cat in Movies is Back
You can't keep a bad cat down. The makers of the official James Bond movies just settled a long-running legal battle with the estate of a producer who claimed he owned the rights to Bond's archenemy, Ernst Stavro Blofeld.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Darlington and Stockton Times
Retiring auctioneer tells tales from the auction room ahead of final sale in Saltburn
AN auctioneer of 45 years will lower his gavel one last time tomorrow , and so close one of the region's most famous auction rooms.
MOON Director Duncan Jones Exits Ian Fleming Biopic
Last year it was announced that Moon director Duncan Jones was set to direct a biopic of James Bond creator Ian Fleming , with production slated to begin in late 2012.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
Duncan Jones Departs Fleming Biopic to Make Warcraft
Before Moon and Source Code director Duncan Jones signed on to direct Legendary Pictures' Warcraft , which will be released by Universal Pictures on December 18, 2015, he had been attached to a number of projects including Fleming , a biopic about James Bond creator Ian Fleming.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Iconic James Bond Villain Cleared For Reappearance
One of James Bond 's most iconic villains may be set to make a return after producers settled a long-running legal dispute over the character.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
This Is Money
City Focus: QinetiQ spearheads apprentices campaign to fight for future of Uk engineering
News that the Government is to undertake what is billed as the biggest shake-up of apprenticeships for 20 years could see companies given control of training and also badly needed subsidies to fund in-house schemes.
Blofeld potentially back in the Bond series
Villain set to make Spectre-acular return Ernst Stavro Blofeld, the most famous of all the super-villains to face off super-spy James Bond, is potentially set to return to the franchise.
Sun Nov 17, 2013
Review: Justin Timberlake provides cinematic a Experiencea for swooning Columbus crowd
A thick air of sexual tension clouded Nationwide Arena the moment Justin Timberlake's shadow rose up from inside the stage.
Sat Nov 16, 2013
James Bond villain Blofeld may return to big screen
Melbourne, Nov 16 : James Bond villain Blofeld, who's often seen stroking a white cat, might be making a return to the big screen following a settlement announced on Friday between studio MGM, production company Danjaq and the estate of Kevin McClory.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
MGM, Danjaq Settle 50-Plus Year Legal Fight Over James Bond Rights
The family of Kevin McClory, reputed to have proposed the idea of making 007 films, sells its stake in the iconic character.
Mon Nov 11, 2013
BBC brings best to the box
GAME OVER: Now that he has hung up his soccer boots, BBC Knowledge looks at the icon that is David Beckham in the aptly titled, End It Like Beckham.
Sun Nov 10, 2013
(SALES) Live And Let Die 7 Steps
Solitaire: Put down those cards! It is a blasphemy! They tell nothing to those who cannot see.
Sat Nov 09, 2013
The Globe and Mail
Camelot, inc.: 50 years later, the big business of commemorating JFK's assassination
As the 50th anniversary of the assassination of John F. Kennedy draws near, bookstores are flooded with remembrances, histories and conspiracy theories centred around the beloved president.