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Will Chiwetel Ejiofor Be The New Blofeld?

Sources for The Wrap claim that director Sam Mendes is aiming very high with his casting for the villain in the next James Bond movie. They’ve been informed that Mendes’s top choice is Chiwetel Ejiofor (12 Years A Slave), who … Continue reading ? The post Will Chiwetel Ejiofor Be The New Blofeld? appeared first on

Sam Mendes wants Chiwetel Ejiofor for his next Bond villain!

Chiwetel Ejiofor to play the villain in the next James Bond movie, directed by Sam Mendes and starring Daniel Craig, Ralph Finnes, Naomi Harris, and Ben Whishaw. Read the full article on AICN Papa Vinyard here, now here's a little somethin'...Show More Summary

Chiwetel Ejiofor Eyes Villain Role in 'Bond 24', Is He Blofeld?

2 weeks agoEntertainment / Film : MovieWeb

The '12 Years a Slave' star is reportedly Sony and MGM's top choice to play 007's nemesis in director Sam Mendes' sequel. [...]

Bond 24 Looking At Chiwetel Ejiofor To Play The Villain

Whoever ends up playing the next 007 villain in Sam Mendes' untitled Bond 24 has some serious shoes to fill. In his performance as the ex-MI6 terrorist Silva, Javier Bardem created not only an amazing antagonist, but one of the greatest baddies in the history of the franchise. Show More Summary

6 Stars Who Divorced Twice... Before Hitting 40

Impressive or disturbing? You decide. These 12 celebrities rounded up by Radar all managed to rack up two divorces... before the age of 40. A sampling: Kate Winslet: She divorced Jim Threapleton in 2001 and later divorced Sam Mendes; she's now 38 and on hubby No. 3. Teri Hatcher: She...

Sam Mendes ‘Charlie & The Chocolate Factory’ Leads Olivier Award Noms

The Sam Mendes-directed West End musical Charlie And The Chocolate Factory, which recently extended its run to May 20, 2015, tied today with the revival of Stephen Sondheim’s Merrily We Roll Along to lead the list of Olivier Award nominees with seven each. Show More Summary

S.P.E.C.T.R.E. Might Appear in 'Bond 24'

2 months agoEntertainment / Film : MovieWeb

The upcoming sequel promises to continues the themes of 'Skyfall', as writer John Logan works with director Sam Mendes in completing the screenplay. [...]

Ralph Fiennes Knows When ‘Bond 24? Starts Shooting

Even though cinematographer Roger Deakins hasn’t been replaced on Sam Mendes’ second go at directing Daniel Craig as James Bond in the 24th installment of the series, the movie’s still full steam ahead. While doing press for Wes Anderson’s Grand Budapest … Continue reading ? The post Ralph Fiennes Knows When ‘Bond 24? Starts Shooting appeared first on

‘Bond 24? Starts Filming in October

2 months agoEntertainment / Film : SlashFilm

Twenty-four. Bond 24. The new M, Ralph Fiennes, hasn’t even read the script to the next James Bond film, but the actor says he knows when he and Daniel Craig will be sharing martinis. Sam Mendes will start filming the follow-up to Skyfall in October, aimed at a November 6, 2015 release. Show More Summary

'Bond 24' Starts Shooting in October

2 months agoEntertainment / Film : MovieWeb

Ralph Fiennes reveals he has not read the script for this new 007 adventure, which will be directed by Sam Mendes. [...]

‘Skyfall’ Cinematographer Roger Deakins Won’t Return for ‘James Bond 24?

2 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : Screen Rant

'Skyfall' cinematographer Roger Deakins will not be returning for 'James Bond 24.' Who should director Sam Mendes get to shoot the next Bond installment? The post ‘Skyfall’ Cinematographer Roger Deakins Won’t Return for ‘James Bond 24? appeared first on Screen Rant.

Skyfall Cinematographer Roger Deakins Won't Be Back For Bond 24

As I explained in my review released just prior to the movie hitting theaters back in 2012, Sam Mendes' Skyfall is a great film for many, many reasons. The story does fascinating things with the James Bond character, puts the franchise in an interesting modern context, and features one of the greatest Bond villains ever in Javier Bardem's Silva. Show More Summary

‘Penny Dreadful’ Trailer: Blood, Monsters, and Eva Green

2 months agoEntertainment / Film : SlashFilm

Penny Dreadful is the new show from Showtime and Sam Mendes, a Victorian-age horror tale that is a bit like an alternate League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, basically a collection of several famous pulp characters that lie in the public domain. It features Dorian Gray, Frankenstein’s monster, players from Dracula, and Eva Green. (The actress is not in […]

Penny Dreadful Trailer: Famous Literary Monsters Have Sex

The first teaser for Penny Dreadful — the Showtime and Sam Mendes Victorian horror-drama featuring Dorian Gray, Frankenstein's monster, and other public-domain literary characters — mostly showed Eva Green praying in a weird room. The full trailer is more expansive, by which we mean it has a lot of blood... More »

See how Showtime's Penny Dreadful came together

Showtime's upcoming series "Penny Dreadful"—created, written and executive produced by John Logann, Sam Mendes and Pippa Harris—continues to remind us why this is one of the most exciting shows to be hitting the small screen this year. Other than FX's upcoming adaptation of Guillermo del Toro's "The Strain", I don't... Read More...

Daniel Craig to Star in ‘The Whole Truth’ for Courtney Hunt

3 months agoEntertainment / Film : SlashFilm

Daniel Craig‘s last film, Skyfall, was his most successful yet, grossing $1.1 billion at the global box office and drawing some of the strongest reviews in the history of the 007 franchise. And with Sam Mendes set to return to the director’s chair, Bond 25 is bound to do just as well. But man cannot […]

King Lear – reviews of Sam Mendes' 'exceptional' staging

Simon Russell Beale stars as the tragic Lear in a gripping modern-day version of Shakespeare's masterpiece Hot Ticket LAST UPDATED AT 07:47 ON Mon 27 Jan 2014 What you need to know Critics are praising Simon Russell Beale's "magnetic" performance in Sam Mendes's "exceptional" new production of King Lear, at the National Theatre. Show More Summary

A Once In A Lifetime Lear At The National Theatre

3 months agoEngland / London : Londonist

Simon Russell Beale is titanic in Sam Mendes’ mind-blowing production

Screenwriter John Logan Talks James Bond 24

3 months agoFilm / New Releases : Coming Soon

Little is known about the upcoming 24th James Bond film, but we do know that Daniel Craig will be back as the titular hero along with Skyfall director Sam Mendes and screenwriter John Logan. In a recent interview with IGN, Logan spoke...Show More Summary

Showtime’s ‘Penny Dreadful’ Gets Its First Trailer

3 months agoOdd : Nerd Bastards

You may have already heard of the horror series that Showtime is putting together called Penny Dreadful.  For those that haven’t, it’s being headed by Sam Mendes and John Logan, the team that put the latest Bond flick, Skyfall together and it will feature a different look at the classic monsters of literature and film.  Well, […]

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