February 18, 2006 |
The new James Bond now has his Bond Girl. Eva Green, whose screen credits include Bernardo Bertolucci's erotic drama "The Dreamers," will costar as the enticing Vesper Lynd in "Casino Royale" opposite Daniel Craig. Craig is making his debut appearance as Bond in the film. Directed by Martin Campbell, "Casino Royale" is expected to be in theaters Nov. 17.
October 13, 2005 |
It's Craig, Daniel Craig. Little by little, news is leaking out that British-born actor Daniel Craig will be tapped to play James Bond in "Casino Royale," the 21st installment in the multibillion-dollar film franchise based on the popular Ian Fleming novels featuring that debonair spy, Agent 007. The blond-haired Craig, 37, will be the sixth Bond -- and first blond Bond.
September 3, 2006 |
Between shaken martinis over the years, James Bond has saved the planet from the evils of Ernst Blofeld, Dr. No and Hugo Drax. Now, the British secret service agent has a new mission: to secure Hollywood's box-office rebound this year -- a particularly challenging task because there's a new man in the tuxedo. Hitting theaters in November, "Casino Royale," the 21st Bond film, is considered the front-runner in this year's all-important holiday box-office derby.
November 12, 2006 |
THERE has always been something adolescent about 007. Sure, Britain's best-known secret agent occasionally bears the fate of the free world on his deltoids. What he hasn't shouldered, as he's whizzed from one adventure to another over the last 44 years, is the ordinary responsibilities and commitments of a modern adult male.
December 4, 2006 |
The penguins and James Bond are rare birds indeed. In an unusual show of strength, the animated penguin musical "Happy Feet" and the Bond thriller "Casino Royale" dominated the movie box office for the third straight weekend. Warner Bros.' "Happy Feet" hung on to the top spot with an estimated gross of $17 million in the U.S. and Canada, ahead of Sony Pictures' "Casino Royale," which brought in $15.1 million, studio estimates show.
February 4, 2005 |
Help wanted: Secret agent with youthful appearance. Must have a taste for dry martinis, voluptuous women, and look dashing in a tux. Martial arts knowledge, ability to operate lethal gadgets a plus. Contact MGM. The worldwide search for an actor to play Agent 007 is about to get underway now that MGM has signed Martin Campbell to direct "Casino Royale," the 21st film in the Bond franchise.