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.
September 7, 2013 |
Oh, to live in a world where "Last Tango in Halifax" becomes as crazy-popular as "Downton Abbey. " Both air here on PBS, although "Last Tango" is not under the "Masterpiece" imprint, and both feature British legends (Maggie Smith in "Downton," Derek Jacobi in "Last Tango"). Also, both explore, with no shortage of sentiment or humor, the vagaries of time and tide as well as the essential significance of family. In many ways - freshness of characters, complexity of insight, courage of conviction - "Last Tango" is the better show.
July 22, 2006 |
A new James Bond novel will be published in 2008 to mark the centenary of creator Ian Fleming's birth, but the identity of the new author is being kept under wraps. Fleming is credited with writing 13 or 14 Bond novels, starting with "Casino Royale" in 1953 and ending with "Octopussy and the Living Daylights." The authorship of "Thunderball" is disputed.
December 16, 2011
The Early Show (N) 7 a.m. KCBS Today Daniel Craig. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC KTLA Morning News (N) 7 a.m. KTLA Good Morning America Larry Hackett. (N) 7 a.m. KABC Good Day L.A. (N) 7 a.m. KTTV Rachael Ray Patrick Wilson; Steve Guttenberg; Il Volo. (N) 8 a.m. KCAL Live With Kelly Michael Bublé; Daniel Craig. (N) 9 a.m. KABC The View Claire Danes; Lisa Lillien; Andy Dick. (N) 10 a.m. KABC The Talk Donald Trump; Archie Panjabi; Paul Shaffer. (N) 1 p.m. KCBS The Doctors The finale of "The Doctors' Wake-Up Call With Jillian" shows the changes that have taken place.
June 20, 2007 |
Director Michael Apted is heading to Narnia, while filmmaker Marc Forster is off on the next Bond adventure. Apted and Forster were both named Tuesday to take over two of Hollywood's biggest franchises. Disney Pictures and Walden Media have tapped Apted, who directed the 1999 Bond film "The World Is Not Enough," to direct "The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader," the third installment in the "Narnia" series, according to Variety.
July 20, 2008 |
Activision Inc. announced that its first game based on the James Bond license, a franchise that once belonged to rival game publisher Electronic Arts Inc., will hit stores Nov. 7, the same date as the release of the new Bond movie "Quantum of Solace." The movie features the return of actor Daniel Craig, who played Bond in "Casino Royale." At the annual E3 video game convention, Santa Monica-based Activision also showed off a new version of its Guitar Hero franchise. Scheduled for release in the fall, Guitar Hero World Tour adds a drum kit and microphone as well as a new guitar that has an accelerometer and a touch-sensitive slider bar. Activision's newest entry in the music game genre also adds a recording mode that lets players create songs from scratch, using a library of beats, sounds and samples.
June 29, 2008 |
When Tom Ford announced he'll be dressing Daniel Craig in November's James Bond flick, "Quantum of Solace," it made sense to anyone who has watched the fashion rock star's meteoric rise in the menswear arena. Ford went from launching his eponymous line to dressing Bond in just 14 months. But what'll it take to win the allegiance of the die-hard followers of Bond style, who keep the flame burning with websites such as CommanderBond.