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James Bond Alcoholic
2013-12-13 15:09:58

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A week ago, I penned an article for redOrbit about the potential effects of alcohol and how it could be responsible for extending telomere length, prolonging the life of cells and possibly leading to increased longevity. Of course, moderation would be key to that equation, and new research centered on everyone’s favorite super spy explains why too much of a good thing is not necessarily a good thing. There’s never been a...

2008-09-29 00:00:00

By Mark Hughes It has been billed as the Bond that will break with tradition. In Quantum of Solace Daniel Craig will not ask for his martini, "shaken, not stirred", and won't call himself "Bond, James Bond". But one 007 tradition remains: Quantum of Solace will have more paid-for corporate product placements than other Bond movies before it. When the film is released at the end of next month, cinema-goers will see Bond drive his customised Aston Martin wearing his Omega watch and...

2006-03-09 16:06:49

By Michael Christie NASSAU, Bahamas (Reuters) - Is the next James Bond too blond for Her Majesty's Secret Service? Stricken by heat rash? Licensed to kill but not licensed to drive the famous stick-shift Aston Martin sports car? Hounded by mounting criticism -- even a threatened boycott -- for picking a blond actor to play the part of the world's most famous dark-haired spy, the makers of the next James Bond movie "Casino Royale" this week assured 007 fans that ruggedly handsome...

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...

2005-10-11 16:28:48

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 the first "blond Bond" in a report in the Daily Mail. The paper said Craig even underwent a screen test wearing a tuxedo and passed with flying colors....

2005-10-11 10:52:16

By Bob Tourtellotte and Mike Collett-White LOS ANGELES/LONDON (Reuters) - A favorite to take over from Pierce Brosnan as the next James Bond emerged on Tuesday, yet aptly enough for the world's most famous fictitious spy the true identity of the next 007 remained a mystery. Just days ahead of an expected official announcement, Englishman Daniel Craig was named as the first "blond Bond" in an unsourced newspaper report, while British bookmaker William Hill closed betting on Bond after...

2005-10-11 04:40:00

LOS ANGELES/LONDON - Aptly enough for the world's most famous spy, the decision on who replaces Pierce Brosnan as the next James Bond remains a mystery just weeks, possibly days, ahead of an official announcement. Shooting of the 21st Bond film, "Casino Royale," is due to begin in January, and British media and countless Bond fan sites have for months been reporting leaks, rumors and gossip about who will be next to don the "007" tuxedo. Some media portray the delay in casting as a crisis...


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