November 10, 2012 |
French actress Bérénice Marlohe, who plays "Bond girl" Sévérine opposite Daniel Craig's 007 in the acclaimed new James Bond blockbuster "Skyfall," is having the last laugh on all the casting agents, producers and directors in Europe who wouldn't give her a job. The statuesque Marlohe, whose sultry look brings to mind the legendary Italian beauty Claudia Cardinale, has struggled to find work since she became an actress eight years ago. Now...
January 13, 2013 |
Here is a transcript of Jodie Foster's acceptance speech in receiving the Cecil B. DeMille award at Sunday night's Golden Globes: "Well, for all of you 'SNL' fans, I'm 50! I'm 50! You know, I need to do that without this dress on, but you know, maybe later at Trader Vic's, boys and girls. What do you say? I'm 50! You know, I was going to bring my walker tonight but it just didn't go with the cleavage. "Robert [Downey Jr.], I want to thank you for everything: for your bat-crazed, rapid-fire brain, the sweet intro.
July 28, 2006 |
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.
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.
June 22, 2013 |
In watching Marc Forster's new action drama "World War Z," it's hard not to be struck by how well Brad Pitt is aging. Yes, there's the slightest of silver highlighting his long locks, and the added distinction those little lines are etching on his face, and that his body somehow defies the gravitational pull - but they're not the reason for my fascination. It's the ironic way the zombie thriller - a cleverly high-minded horror hoot - shows how carefully the actor is working his way through the treacherous terrain of the middle-aged movie star.
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)
November 14, 2012 |
The monumental success of "Skyfall" -- the movie crossed $100 million at the domestic box office Monday -- proves that the appetite for James Bond is as strong as ever. In the world of Hollywood franchises, that usually means a fast turnaround on a follow-up movie. But the stewards of the spy series say they're not in any rush to throw a new Bond into the pipeline. Just before the film's release, I spoke to Barbara Broccoli and Michael Wilson, the producers behind "Skyfall" and the last two decades of 007 fandangos.