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New book lifts lid on Ian Fleming and ‘Operation Golden Eye’

By |November 5th, 2018|News|

A fascinating new book, Ian Fleming and Operation Golden Eye: Keeping Spain out of World [...]

Broccoli Speaks: new interview with 007 producer

By |October 6th, 2018|News|

James Bond co-producer Barbara Broccoli has firmly ruled out any Dr.Who-style gender reinvention of Ian [...]

Cary Fukunaga announced as new Bond director

By |September 20th, 2018|News|

Cary Fukunaga has been announced as the new director of Bond movie no. 25, which [...]

Bart Layton speaks on Bond

By |September 17th, 2018|News|

Bart for Bond? In our last Bond 25 news update, the JBIFC noted that the [...]

Direct Another Way: three names on Bond 25 short-list?

By |September 9th, 2018|News|

Since the recent surprise departure of Danny Boyle as director due to 'creative differences', the producers [...]

The Spy Who Loves Her

By |September 1st, 2018|News|

Double-0 Heaven! Many congratulations are in order to James Bond star Daniel Craig and his [...]

Bond 25 still on track

By |August 28th, 2018|News|

Despite the doom and gloom that has been around in the media about Bond 25 [...]

Bond 25 announcement: Boyle bows out

By |August 21st, 2018|News|

Danny Boyle will no longer be the director of Bond 25, which was due to [...]

For Boyle’s Eyes Only: Hunt for new 007 henchman hots up

By |August 8th, 2018|News|

Red Grant, Oddjob, Hans, Wint and Kidd, Nick-Nack, Tee-Hee, Jaws, Stamper, Mr. Kil, Hinx... a [...]

Bond 25 production designer chosen by Boyle

By |July 22nd, 2018|News|

007 and counting... As pre-production work begins to take shape on Bond movie no. 25, director [...]

For Special Services: Daniel Craig is guest of CIA

By |July 8th, 2018|News|

James Bond star Daniel Craig, who is gearing up to start shooting Bond movie no. [...]

Becoming Bond: ‘Live and Let Die’ at 45

By |July 2nd, 2018|News|

It is an incredible 45 years since the release of Live and Let Die, which [...]

Has the stolen ‘Goldfinger’ Aston been found?

By |June 27th, 2018|Cars, News|

It is the news that many dedicated 007 fans and also serious car collectors have [...]

Ultimate Bond Experience: ‘007 Elements’ gets an early review

By |June 18th, 2018|News|

  The exciting new Austrian-based James Bond exhibition '007 Elements', which opens on July 12th [...]

Bond’s First Screen Woman: Eunice Gayson, R.I.P.

By |June 10th, 2018|News|

The JBIFC is very sad to report that actress Eunice Gayson, the first woman to [...]

From Southbank With Love: Horowitz on his new 007 novel

By |June 4th, 2018|News|

Ian Fleming has played 'a huge role' in his life and he said he is [...]

Official: Danny Boyle confirmed as director

By |May 25th, 2018|News|

The name's Boyle, Danny Boyle. It is the news that many of us expected, but [...]

The Spy We Loved: Remembering Roger

By |May 24th, 2018|News|

One year ago this month the world sadly lost Sir Roger Moore, the third actor [...]

On Her Majesty’s Service: Boyle’s first brush with Bond

By |May 19th, 2018|News|

James Bond author Ian Fleming, always on the lookout for memorable titles for his best-selling [...]

From Rosa With No Love: Looking back on Klebb

By |April 29th, 2018|News|

Miss Taro, Rosa Klebb, Fiona Volpe, Helga Brandt, Irma Bunt, Bambi and Thumper, Rosie Carver, [...]

Cradle Royale

By |April 22nd, 2018|News|

Double-0 heaven! Many congratulations are in order. Rachel Weisz, the wife of 50-year old James [...]

Spy Another Way: Fiennes back to espionage

By |April 14th, 2018|News|

Award-winning actor Ralph Fiennes, who took over as 'M' in Skyfall and fully embraced the role in Spectre, [...]

Toby Stephens back as Bond

By |March 28th, 2018|News|

Bond is back! 007 fans are in for a special treat this coming Easter weekend [...]

‘Casino’ still Royale: 007 auction sees high price

By |March 26th, 2018|News|

Now pay attention, 007. There's a new message from 'M'. Eyes only. Passed on from [...]

Boyle bound for Bond? His new comments

By |March 17th, 2018|News|

007 and counting... As the months tick down to the planned start of principal photography [...]

Baz, Boyle and Bond: more 007 rumours

By |March 9th, 2018|News|

On 22nd February the JBIFC reported that news had emerged that Danny Boyle was being [...]

Lewis Gilbert, 1920-2018

By |February 28th, 2018|News|

The JBIFC is very sad to report that three-times Bond director Lewis Gilbert has passed [...]

Boyle for Bond? British director apparently on list for no. 25

By |February 22nd, 2018|News|

Some fascinating news has emerged that the award-winning British director Danny Boyle, who has helmed [...]

Licence Reviewed: Rachel Weisz comments on Fleming and Bond

By |February 20th, 2018|News|

Speaking to the UK's Daily Telegraph newspaper earlier this month, Rachel Weisz (wife of James Bond star [...]

Briefly Bond: John Gavin (1931-2018)

By |February 11th, 2018|News|

The sad news has been announced that the American actor John Gavin, who came tantalizingly [...]

Forever And A Day: More details revealed on new Horowitz 007 novel

By |February 8th, 2018|News|

In a press release issued by Ian Fleming Publications on 8th February, 2018, the title, UK [...]

Waltz speaks about his Blofeld role

By |January 22nd, 2018|News|

In a detailed interview given to The Times newspaper (January 16th) in the UK, the [...]

On Her Majesty’s Spying Service

By |January 17th, 2018|News|

Apart from it being an excellent James Bond movie, one of the pleasures of watching [...]

To Bond or Not to Bond? Villeneuve comments on those directing rumours

By |January 9th, 2018|News|

Denis Villeneuve, who recently helmed Blade Runner 2049 and is developing a remake of Dune, has regularly been [...]

UK TV premiere of ‘Spectre’ on New Year’s Day

By |December 23rd, 2017|News|

Bond is Back! The fourth and most recent Daniel Craig 007 movie, Spectre, will receive [...]

For Your Ears Only: upcoming BBC radio show will celebrate Sir Roger Moore

By |December 10th, 2017|News|

James Bond fans are in for a great Boxing Day treat this Christmas. A very [...]

Sir Roger’s Moore’s filming diary to be re-published in 2018

By |December 3rd, 2017|News|

There is some very good news for fans of the late Sir Roger Moore's interpretation [...]

Bond producer ‘very happy’ to have Daniel Craig back

By |November 18th, 2017|News|

In a brief interview with the Irish public broadcaster RTE, James Bond producer Barbara Broccoli [...]

Karin Dor (1938-2017)

By |November 10th, 2017|News|

The JBIFC is very sad to report that the German actress and Bond woman Karin [...]

Remembering November: The Sky High Takings For ‘Skyfall’

By |November 4th, 2017|News|

  Remember, remember, the month of November - gunpowder, treason and plot. Five years ago [...]

Guilt-edged Bond: How 007 kick-started the 1960s spy wave

By |October 23rd, 2017|News|

Fifty-two years ago this month, in October, 1965, the film critic Ian Johnson wrote a [...]

007 Facts About ‘Tomorrow’: Looking Back on the 18th Bond Film

By |October 16th, 2017|News|

Later this year the 18th James Bond movie, Tomorrow Never Dies, which starred Pierce Brosnan in [...]

To Bond or Not to Bond? Denis Villeneuve gives mixed messages

By |October 2nd, 2017|News|

To Bond or not to Bond? Despite recent reports that the French-Canadian director Denis Villeneuve [...]

From Blade to Bond? Report claims Denis Villeneuve could be Bond 25 director

By |September 22nd, 2017|News|

Is the French Canadian director Denis Villeneuve being lined up as possible director for Bond [...]

All Time High: Further details of the James Bond experience in Solden revealed

By |September 19th, 2017|News|

From Austria With Love: further details have been revealed about the new James Bond Experience [...]

Double-O Heaven: Aston Martin book celebrates iconic car

By |September 17th, 2017|News|

From Le Mans champions to the big-screen James Bond's favourite car and on to today's [...]

Craig ‘steals the show’ in Logan Lucky

By |August 27th, 2017|News|

  Live and let high! James Bond actor Daniel Craig, who recently confirmed he will [...]

Spy Another Day: Craig 007 confirmation gains wide media coverage

By |August 18th, 2017|News|

With the very exciting news that Daniel Craig will indeed play 007 for the fifth [...]

Shatterhand? UK newspaper claims ‘exclusive’ on Bond 25

By |July 30th, 2017|News|

  Hold on tight - the 007 rumour roller-coaster for Bond 25 has already started! [...]

Official: 007 to return in 2019

By |July 25th, 2017|News|

Bond is back! In a brief but very welcome press release issued on Monday, 24th [...]