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2009-04-01 21:59:57

British actress Gemma Arterton and Danish actor Mads Mikkelsen have been hired for parts in the remake of the 1981 movie Clash of the Titans, the BBC said. Arterton previously appeared in Quantum of Solace, while Mikkelsen had a role in Casino Royale. The new version of the Titans mythological epic is to begin filming this month and reportedly will co-star Sam Worthington and Liam Cunningham.

2009-03-15 11:48:03

Mumbai-born actress Freida Pinto, star of Slumdog Millionaire, could soon be the next female star of a James Bond movie, a source says. An unidentified source said Pinto has been asked by Barbara Broccoli, who produces the James Bond spy films, about serving as the next Bond girl, People.com reported Sunday. The source said the 24-year-old beauty, who starred as Latika in Slumdog, has been in the sights of Bond creators before the franchise's last installment, Quantum of Solace. Freida came...

2009-02-24 12:28:36

An Aston Martin DB5, identical to the model featured in a number of classic James Bond movies, is going up for auction, Eddisons announced Tuesday. The car is the same type that appeared in the films Goldfinger, Thunderball, GoldenEye, Tomorrow Never Dies and Casino Royale. It is being offered for sale at a guide price of $216,000-$288,000. The online auction begins March 12 and is to run eight days. The iconic car was first registered in February 1964 and has been fully restored to concourse...

2009-01-31 14:22:06

Sony Pictures Entertainment has purchased the film rights to Angelology, a novel about destructive angel/human hybrids, industry sources say. Variety reported Friday that after the first novel from author Danielle Trussoni was picked up for publication this week, a bidding war for the book's film rights began between various studios. The final three competitors for the film rights were Sony, Warner Bros. and Universal Studios. Sony finally landed the rights with a seven-figure deal and now...

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2009-01-08 16:33:32

Quantum of Solace is the top James Bond film of all time at the North American box office after grossing $167.1 million, Columbia Pictures said Thursday. The Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures/Columbia Pictures film, which is the 22nd 007 adventure in the franchise and which stars Daniel Craig as the suave British secret agent, surpassed the $167 million grossed domestically by Casino Royale, the previous Bond outing, Jeff Blake, chairman of Sony Pictures Worldwide Marketing and Distribution, said....

2009-01-08 07:00:00

$167.1 MILLION GROSS IN NORTH AMERICA - AND COUNTING - SURPASSES 'CASINO ROYALE' CULVER CITY, Calif., Jan. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- At the motion picture box office, there is one man who keeps showing that nobody does it better: Bond. James Bond. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures'/Columbia Pictures' Quantum of Solace, the 22nd James Bond adventure, has taken in over $167.1 million to become the most successful Bond film of all time in North America, surpassing the $167 million grossed domestically by...

2008-11-21 20:32:50

A first-edition British copy of You Only Live Twice, inscribed by author Ian Fleming to the real James Bond, is going up for auction. Profiles in History said the novel was inscribed by Fleming on the front free endpaper: To the real James Bond from the thief of his identity. Ian Fleming, Feb. 5, 1964. Scheduled to go on sale Dec. 11, the book is expected to sell for between $60,000 and $80,000, the auction house said. Bids can be placed either in person, by mail, phone, fax or live on the...

2008-11-14 15:00:16

British actor Daniel Craig, who has starred in many acclaimed arthouse films, says he is amazed by how well his James Bond movies do at the box office. The "Munich,""Sylvia" and "Infamous" actor starred as secret agent 007 in the enormous 2006 hit "Casino Royale," as well as its sequel "Quantum of Solace," which is already a blockbuster in the United Kingdom, where it opened two weeks ago. It opened in the United States Friday. "It's great," Craig told UPI in New York Thursday about the...

2008-11-13 09:25:00

By Claudia Puig In Quantum of Solace (**1/2 out of four), the stunts are as muscular and the film as handsome to look at as the hero who so ably pulls them off. But the story linking it all together is thin and weak. James Bond, again terrifically played by Daniel Craig, continues on a downward spiral of the spirit. He has not been the same carefree playboy since the death of Vesper (Eva Green), the true love he found in 2006's Casino Royale. Now he is bent on avenging her death, and his...

2008-11-07 06:00:13

By Anthony Breznican, USA TODAY J BEVERLY HILLS ames Bond needs a day off. In the latest 007 thriller, Quantum of Solace, Daniel Craig continues to explore the depths of the iconic superspy, this time (his second) revealing a man consumed by his job. It just so happens that his work is saving the world. "It's no moral judgment," Craig says, sitting with his right arm in a sling, the result of 007 action work aggravating an old injury. "If there's ambiguity to the...