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July 28, 2006 | From the Associated Press
Chris Cornell, frontman of the rock band Audioslave, will record the theme song for the James Bond film "Casino Royale." Cornell's song, "You Know My Name," will open the movie, which marks Daniel Craig's debut as Agent 007. It is set to open Nov. 17. Cornell, 42, is a former singer and guitarist with Seattle grunge band Soundgarden. He joins a list of Bond vocalists that includes Paul McCartney, Madonna, Sheryl Crow and Shirley Bassey.
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December 4, 2006 | Josh Friedman, Times Staff Writer
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.
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February 18, 2006 | From Associated Press
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.
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November 12, 2006 | Mimi Avins, Times Staff Writer
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.
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October 13, 2005 | From a Times staff writer
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.
ENTERTAINMENT
November 12, 2006 | Mimi Avins, Times Staff Writer
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.
BUSINESS
December 4, 2006 | Josh Friedman, Times Staff Writer
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.
ENTERTAINMENT
February 4, 2005 | Robert W. Welkos, Times Staff Writer
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.
ENTERTAINMENT
July 28, 2006 | From the Associated Press
Chris Cornell, frontman of the rock band Audioslave, will record the theme song for the James Bond film "Casino Royale." Cornell's song, "You Know My Name," will open the movie, which marks Daniel Craig's debut as Agent 007. It is set to open Nov. 17. Cornell, 42, is a former singer and guitarist with Seattle grunge band Soundgarden. He joins a list of Bond vocalists that includes Paul McCartney, Madonna, Sheryl Crow and Shirley Bassey.
ENTERTAINMENT
February 18, 2006 | From Associated Press
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.
NEWS
October 13, 2005 | From a Times staff writer
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.
ENTERTAINMENT
February 4, 2005 | Robert W. Welkos, Times Staff Writer
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.
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