Danny Boyle Reportedly Offered Bond Job

The report is coming from London’s tabloid Sun newspaper, so, take this in that light- but reportedly Danny Boyle has been offered the director’s chair for the next James Bond movie. As a Bond fan, I’d love to see what Boyle does with the franchise.  I didn’t think Marc Forester was as terrible as most …

New Writer to Tackle Ian Fleming Biopic

The Hollywood Reporter says John Orloff, (best known for “A Mighty Heart,”) has been brought on to re-write the Ian Fleming biography movie brought to Warner Bros. by Leonardo DiCaprio. The story will reportedly be much different from the James Bond films, (and, presumeably much different than “Spymaker,” a TV movie starring Sean Connery’s son …

Eagerly Awaiting ‘Solace’ Part 4

  In a previous entry, I mentioned how the James Bond films have been adept at marketing and making sure that every person on the planet knew that a new movie was coming.  (As an aside, I read once that statistics show that around half the world’s population has seen a James Bond film.  Half.  …

Eagerly Awaiting ‘Solace’ Part 2

One thing the James Bond films are not shy about are tie-ins and marketing.  From the beginning, the films have always been released in tandem with a large array of different products, toys and games.  Along with the products, there are always promotional shows.  These programs always include a couple of new clips from the …