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2006-01-18 18:29:26

DETROIT (Reuters) - He has a license to kill -- and a license to drive. In the course of his career, James Bond has driven a Lotus Esprit Turbo that could self-destruct, a machine-gun equipped BMW 750 iL and even a three-wheeled Honda rickshaw. But the next time out, 007 is going back to Aston Martin, the British luxury automaker that provided his first ride in 1964's "Goldfinger." An Aston Martin DBS will be James Bond's car of choice in the upcoming film, "Casino Royale,"...

2005-10-14 08:51:45

By Mike Collett-White LONDON (Reuters) - His name is Craig, Daniel Craig. The English actor was named as the next James Bond on Friday, ending months of speculation over who would take over from Pierce Brosnan on Her Majesty's secret service. In typically flamboyant 007 style, the 37-year-old swept up the River Thames on a power launch to a news conference, escorted by Royal Marines boats. The first blond Bond, wearing a blue suit and red tie, posed for photos in the shadow of Tower...

2005-10-14 06:50:25

By Mike Collett-White LONDON (Reuters) - His name is Craig, Daniel Craig. The English actor was named as the next James Bond on Friday, ending months of speculation over who would take over from Pierce Brosnan on Her Majesty's secret service. In typically flamboyant 007 style, the 37-year-old swept up the River Thames on a power launch to a news conference, escorted by Royal Marines boats. The first blond Bond, wearing a blue suit and red tie, posed for photos in the shadow of Tower...

2005-10-14 07:12:26

By Mike Collett-White LONDON (Reuters) - His name is Craig, Daniel Craig. The English actor was named as the next James Bond on Friday, ending months of speculation over who would take over from Pierce Brosnan on Her Majesty's secret service. In typically flamboyant 007 style, the 37-year-old swept up the River Thames on a power launch to a news conference, escorted by Royal Marines boats. The first blond Bond, wearing a blue suit and red tie, posed for photos in the shadow of Tower...

2005-10-14 06:30:43

LONDON (Reuters) - English actor Daniel Craig has been chosen to succeed Pierce Brosnan as the next James Bond, the film franchise's backers announced on Friday, ending months of speculation over who would play the world's most famous spy. Craig, 37, who had been the favorite to become the sixth official Bond, was confirmed at a news conference in London. The first blond Bond was one of dozens of actors to be linked with the role, including Clive Owen, Jude Law, Hugh Jackman and...

2005-10-14 03:30:31

By Mike Collett-White LONDON (Reuters) - The secret appears to be out. If his mother is to be believed, the next actor to play super spy James Bond is Englishman Daniel Craig, already the hot favorite to take over from Pierce Brosnan on Her Majesty's secret service. An official announcement later on Friday will end months of speculation over the casting of the world's most famous secret agent, but someone may have let the cat out of the bag. "Obviously we are thrilled to bits,"...

2005-10-13 17:12:02

By Mike Collett-White LONDON (Reuters) - The next man to play super spy James Bond is due to be revealed on Friday, and Englishman Daniel Craig is favorite to take over from Pierce Brosnan on Her Majesty's secret service. Craig, 37, who would be the first blond Bond, is one of dozens of actors linked to the role of the world's most famous secret agent. The announcement in London will end months of speculation over the casting. Other contenders have included Britons Clive Owen and...

2005-10-12 20:11:03

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - James Bond, 007, is back. Or, at least he will be on Friday. Sony Pictures Entertainment, the Hollywood studio backing new Bond film "Casino Royale,"said on Wednesday that the actor who will portray the suave secret agent with a license to kill would be named at a news conference in London on October 14. No further details were disclosed, and the mystery remains over who will star in the film franchise that has grossed nearly $4 billion at global box offices...

2005-10-12 17:20:28

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The colorful life of Ian Fleming, the British author who created secret agent James Bond modeling 007 in part on himself, may soon become a movie. Warner Bros. has agreed to back the film from a screenplay by writer Damian Stevenson and produced by Andrew Lazar, a spokesman for Stevenson said on Wednesday, confirming a report in show business newspaper Daily Variety. A Warner Bros. spokeswoman was not immediately available to comment. The deal comes as...

2005-10-11 16:28:02

Please read in sixth paragraph .... possible successors to current Bond Pierce Brosnan .... inserting dropped name Pierce. A corrected story follows. By Bob Tourtellotte and Mike Collett-White LOS ANGELES/LONDON (Reuters) - The makers of the next James Bond movie are doing their best to keep the identity of the man who will play 007 a secret but a new favorite emerged on Tuesday: English actor Daniel Craig. Just days ahead of an expected official announcement, Craig was named as...


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