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.
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.
December 3, 2011 |
After appearing as James Bond in seven hit films beginning with 1973's "Live and Let Die" and concluding with 1985's "A View to a Kill," Roger Moore put his acting career on the back burner. For two decades, he has devoted much of his time to being a goodwill ambassador for UNICEF, and was knighted in 2003 for his charity work. But Saturday, he returns in Hallmark Channel's holiday fantasy "A Princess for Christmas. " Moore, 84, plays the fabulously wealthy Edward Duke of Castlebury, who invites his estranged young American niece, nephew and their aunt to his castle in the snowy countryside of a fictional European country (the film was shot in Romania)
June 19, 2007 |
Jennifer Hudson, the former "American Idol" contestant who won the Academy Award for best supporting actress in the musical "Dreamgirls," has joined her costar and Oscar-nominee Eddie Murphy among the list of actors invited to become Oscar voters, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced Monday. Also selected were Jennifer Aniston, new James Bond Daniel Craig and Steve Carell, star of "The 40 Year-Old Virgin."
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.