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By Brandon Jones On Thursday, December 5th, 2019
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Sam Mendes delivers a masterpiece with ‘1917’

1917 is a new World War I film from writer/director Sam Mendes (Skyfall, American Beauty) and may literally take the audience’s breath away. Centering on two British soldiers, Schofield (George MacKay) and More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, December 2nd, 2019
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‘1917’ One Shot Short Film Contest gives filmmakers a chance to showcase their creativity

NBCUniversal and Ideas United have partnered to produce a video submission contest targeting emerging filmmakers to promote Universal Pictures’ thrilling new epic, 1917, from Oscar®-winning filmmaker Sam Mendes. More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, October 5th, 2019
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New ‘1917’ trailer previews Sam Mendes’ thriller, ‘not a war movie’

Sam Mendes, the Oscar®-winning director of Skyfall, Spectre and American Beauty, brings his singular vision to his World War I epic, 1917. At the height of the First World War, two young British soldiers, Schofield More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, August 3rd, 2019
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First 1917 trailer showcases World War I drama, explosions and the lives on the line

Universal has released the first trailer for Sam Mendes’ new movie 1917. The film stars George MacKay (Captain Fantastic) and Dean-Charles Chapman (Game of Thrones) as two young British soldiers, and the film More...

By Stephen Nevets On Monday, September 5th, 2016
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Daniel Craig rumored to be offered $150 million to return for two more Bond films

Many sources on confirming the news originally posted by Radar Online: Daniel Craig has been offered $150 million to reprise his role as 007 for two more of the popular franchise’s films. “The studio is desperate More...

By Stephen Nevets On Monday, June 13th, 2016
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James Bond to move on without director Sam Mendes, ‘time for somebody else’

The James Bond franchise appears to be set for a major overhaul with Daniel Craig moving on to other projects and now director Sam Mendes saying that “someone else” should get their shot. “It was an More...

By Zach Jones On Wednesday, November 11th, 2015
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‘Bond 25’ update: Sam Mendes out, Daniel Craig not locked for a return

Just a Spectre opened strong in theaters, fans can’t help but talk about the next 007 film, nicknamed Bond 25. Producer Michael G. Wilson has confirmed that star Daniel Craig is not contracted for five More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, November 10th, 2015
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‘Spectre’ uses James Bond nostalgia, with tons of action to fall short of ‘Skyfall’

Making “old” new again has been the theme during the Daniel Craig James Bond films and Spectre appears to strike a satisfactory balance between the nostalgia of classic Bond films, the menacing network More...

By Zach Jones On Tuesday, August 18th, 2015
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‘Spectre’ will focus on James Bond’s origins, ‘how Bond became Bond’

James Bond is back later this year and director Sam Mendes discussed how the story for Spectre evolved out of the Skyfall ending and defining the James Bond character. “Bond has been rebooted at the end of the More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, April 26th, 2015
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Sony offers $5 million to get Daniel Craig’s James Bond use their phone in ‘Spectre’

Sony’s leaked emails are still hitting the net and a massive $5 million offer to get Daniel Craig to use one of their phones in the upcoming film Spectre is not making the company look good in any way. “BEYOND More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, March 9th, 2015
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New ‘Spectre’ video: Sam Mendes talks, Stephanie Sigman a new Bond girl

A new video from the James Bond set, the 24th film in the franchise, Spectre, features director Sam Mendes revealing details about the roles for Daniel Craig, Ralph Fiennes, Naomie Harris and Ben Whishaw. From the More...

By Stephen Nevets On Thursday, February 12th, 2015
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‘Spectre’ First look: Daniel Craig as Bond, Dave Bautista says it’s ‘surreal’

The first photo of Daniel Craig as James Bond in Spectre was released on Wednesday night, as well as behind-the-scenes footage from the upcoming 24th James Bond film which added Christoph Waltz, Lea Seydoux, Dave More...

By Stephen Nevets On Monday, September 22nd, 2014
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New James Bond film will have ‘Interstellar’ cinematographer, shot on film

Bond 24 moved forward with big news as cinematographer Roger Deakins exited and is now being replaced by Hoyte van Hoytema as director of photography. Fans may have been disappointed to learn of Deakins’ More...

By Stephen Nevets On Monday, May 26th, 2014
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Director Sam Mendes talks ‘Bond 24’ using Daniel Craig, parallels to ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’

Fans are clamoring for more details surrounding the upcoming James Bond set, but director Sam Mendes only spoke about the early stages, the script and star Daniel Craig. MGM Speaking at a BFI screening, Mendes said, More...

By Stephen Nevets On Monday, January 20th, 2014
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Next two James Bond films to build on ‘Skyfall’

Skyfall writer John Logan is busy completing production on his new horror series for Showtime, Penny Dreadful. Speaking with IGN the writer discussed plans for the next Bond adventure and beyond. MGM “My More...

By Stephen Nevets On Monday, August 26th, 2013
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Daniel Craig seeks out a return to ‘some of the old irony’ in next James Bond film

British actor Daniel Craig has admitted he wants the next James Bond outing to recapture some of the spirit of the earlier movies. Speaking to the website Vulture, Craig, who will return to play the secret agent More...

By Stephen Nevets On Tuesday, June 4th, 2013
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Penelope Cruz set to join ‘Bond 24’ essentially becoming ‘oldest’ Bond girl ever

Despite the fact that Sam Mendes is going to do a UK and Broadway version of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory before getting back in the Bond director’s chair, meaning that the next Bond won’t be out until More...

By Stephen Nevets On Wednesday, May 29th, 2013
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‘Bond 24’ may get delayed as Sam Mendes in talks to return as director

Sony Pictures and MGM have started talks for Sam Mendes to return and direct Daniel Craig in the next installment of the James Bond franchise. Skyfall was easily the biggest Bond film, becoming the eighth-highest-grossing More...

By Stephen Nevets On Tuesday, February 19th, 2013
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Ben Whishaw says new James Bond film will shoot later this year, Daniel Craig set for Bond 24

Skyfall star Ben Whishaw has hinted that Bond 24 could begin production by the end of the year. The Hour actor, who played MI6’s new Q in last year’s action blockbuster, said that he and Daniel Craig More...

By Stephen Nevets On Sunday, December 30th, 2012
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‘Skyfall’ becomes biggest Bond film of all-time, crossing $1 billion worldwide

Sony and MGM have plenty to celebrate as “Skyfall” rings out 2012 by crossing the $1 billion mark in global ticket sales with the announced totals on Sunday. Directed by Sam Mendes and marking Daniel More...


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