British writer has ‘polished’ Bond 25 script

By |April 15th, 2019|News|

The British press carried a number of reports on Sunday, 14th April, that the acclaimed [...]

To Italy With Love: Bond 25 location update

By |April 8th, 2019|News|

  Double-0 heaven and counting! In just one's year's time, on April 8th 2020, Bond [...]

Tania Mallet (1941-2019): A Tribute

By |April 1st, 2019|News|

  She was the other Golden Girl, Tilly, the sister of Jill Masterson, and set [...]

Double-O Go: Norway work on Bond 25 underway

By |March 27th, 2019|News|

It's Double-O Go! Although principal photography with Daniel Craig as 007 is yet to begin, [...]

Ready for Duty: Ralph ‘M’ Fiennes comments on Bond 25

By |March 16th, 2019|News|

The Oscar-nominated stage and film actor Ralph Fiennes, who has played Gareth Mallory (MI6 boss [...]

For Their Eyes Only: Bond 25 location shoot update

By |March 11th, 2019|News|

As well as production taking place in its traditional studios at Pinewood in the UK, there [...]

From Jamaica With Love: Bond 25 to shoot on the Island?

By |March 8th, 2019|News|

Both Ian Fleming and James Bond aficionados will be very pleased: Bond movie no. 25 [...]

Ben Whishaw back as ‘Q’

By |February 22nd, 2019|News|

  A regular is back, while a potential candidate for a female role is now [...]

Bond 25 update: new release date and additional script work

By |February 17th, 2019|News|

There has been some official news on the upcoming new James Bond film. In a [...]

Albert Finney (1936-2019)

By |February 9th, 2019|News|

The JBIFC is very sad to report the death of the acclaimed stage and screen [...]

From Matera With Love?

By |February 4th, 2019|News|

An interesting report from a local news website in southern Italy appears to indicate that Bond [...]

Living on the Edge: Craig back in 007 training

By |January 28th, 2019|News|

With just weeks to go before Bond movie no. 25 goes before the cameras at [...]

Looking back on Peter Hunt’s Bond

By |January 14th, 2019|News|

It is nearly fifty years since James Bond movie no. six, On Her Majesty's Secret [...]

007 Bullet-points about Bond 25

By |January 7th, 2019|News|

At last: a New Year and a new Bond film. Number 25 in the EON [...]

Bond is Back! Craig Bondfest Over Xmas Period

By |December 22nd, 2018|News|

Bond is Back! Break out the Vodka Martinis. It has become something of a tradition [...]

Return Another Day! Lea Seydoux back for Bond 25

By |December 7th, 2018|News|

In a major piece of surprise news for 007 fans, new director Cary Fukunaga has confirmed [...]

Dance into the Fire: Fukunaga reflects on Bond 25

By |November 19th, 2018|News|

In some of his first direct comments on Bond 25 since his appointment, Cary Fukunaga [...]

Early 007 material up for auction

By |November 17th, 2018|News|

  As many Bond aficionados know, during the late 1950s 007 creator Ian Fleming collaborated [...]

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 [...]