In March, Empire reported that Sam Mendes, who directed the 23rd James Bond film, Skyfall, would not return to direct Bond 24. This was bad news because Skyfall was a critical and commercial success. After the lukewarm Quantum of Solace, Mendes … Continue reading ?
Self-professed Bond fanboy Christopher Nolan has confessed his desire to direct a 007 film a number of times over the years, and even gone so far as meeting with the producers. So far, it hasn’t quite worked out. Now that Sam Mendes has officially turned down Bond 24, though, it seems Nolan may finally get [...]
With Sam Mendes taking a step away from the James Bond franchise to concentrate on exploding legitimate theaters, talk has turned to who will direct the follow-up to Skyfall, and withstand the preemptive criticism for not being Christopher Nolan that’s become standard ever since Nolan expressed his enthusiasm for the franchise. Show More Summary
Some directors when given a mega-budget seem to make films that grow increasingly incomprehensible and ridiculous; others (like, say, Shane Black with Iron Man 3, Sam Mendes with Skyfall, or Christopher Nolan with The Dark Knight and Inception), can work wonders within the blockbuster wheelhouse. And the WonderCon trailer for the upcoming giant robots vs. [...]
She's getting ready for the release of "Iron Man 3" and during promotions Rebecca Hall covered InStyle UK's May 2013 issue. While looking absolutely stunning in an all-black ensemble for the Micaela Rossato photo shoot, the 30-year-old...Show More Summary
To celebrate the comic book’s 30th anniversary, 20th Century Fox has optioned the graphic character GrimJack for a major film with the option of up to three sequels. Director Sam Mendes (Skyfall) has been signed to direct and negotiations are underway with three-time Academy Award Winner Daniel Day Lewis to play John Gaunt, the titular hero. (Click here to continue...)
FX announced two all-new channels and a raft of new programming from the likes of Sam Mendes, Guillermo del Toro and Charlie Kaufman.
Amid Thursday's FXX announcement and "Fargo" limited entry, the cable network also ordered two pilots and put four limited-run entries into its development pipeline. read more
Sam Mendes’ psychosexual horror series for Showtime, Penny Dreadful, will be among the first U.S. TV dramas to benefit from the UK’s newly-approved TV tax relief for high-end productions. Legislation for a 25% tax credit for TV series...Show More Summary
Sam Mendes might not be back for "Bond 24," but producer Barbara Broccoli is holding out hope that he'll never say never again. In a new interview, she and her fellow producer Michael G. Wilson said they think Mendes could return to the 007 franchise at some point in the future. "We haven’t given up [...]
Helen Mirren’s Sam Mendes Quotes Misquoted Helen Mirren is never shy of a making a bold statement or two. But stories circulating in the British press following her appearance at Sunday night’s Empire Awards have misquoted the actress as criticizing director Sam Mendes for naming an all-male list of his inspirations. Show More Summary
James Bond movies have historically ended with a note announcing that Bond will return. Bond is among the only elements of the series guaranteed to be back each time, however, as other characters, actors, writers, and directors all are subject to change. Skyfall director Sam Mendes had the luxury of working with a script that [...]
The Skyfall director turned down his first offer, though Barbara Broccoli and Michael G. Wilson are confident he'll reconsider. [...]
But maybe not for the next one.
Producer Barbara Broccoli is still hoping that Skyfall director Sam Mendes will return to the James Bond franchise at some point down the road. The director famously took himself out of the running for the next installment of the franchise last year. Although he’s clearly interested in stepping away from the series for the time [...]Show More Summary
“Maybe not for the next one... but we will get him back again.”
Earlier this month, it was revealed that Sam Mendes had declined to return as director for the next James Bond film. Speaking with Getty Images Entertainment today, however, producer Barbara Broccoli said that she and fellow producer Michael G. Show More Summary
LONDON (Reuters) - British actress Helen Mirren has chided filmmaker Sam Mendes for failing to mention any women as influences during an acceptance speech at a British awards ceremony, a thorny issue after no women filmmakers were nominated for an Osca...
Helen Mirren was honored with the “Legend” award at the Empire Awards over the weekend, and she quickly demonstrated why.
Observers say Dame Helen was right to take director to task after he lists his all-male movie influences First Reaction LAST UPDATED AT 14:19 ON Mon 25 Mar 2013 DAME HELEN MIRREN took a swipe at Sam Mendes last night after the Skyfall...Show More Summary