Skyfall and Spectre director Sam Mendes reveals he will not be back to direct the new 007 adventure James Bond 25.
While fans of the James Bond franchise continue to wonder whether Daniel Craig will return to the role of 007 or if another actor will replace him, Skyfall and Spectre director Sam Mendes, a key contributor to the revitalization of Bond, has firmly announced that he won't helm the next film in the...
After directing two instalments of the franchise back to back, Sam Mendes is stepping back from James Bond. The director of Skyfall and Spectre confirmed his departure earlier today at the Hay festival, according to the Guardian. More »
After directing "Skyfall" and "Spectre," the Oscar-winning filmmaker ays, " I think it’s time for somebody else.”
James Bond is in need of a new actor and director, it seems. For one, director Sam Mendes (who previously directed Skyfall and Spectre) no longer wants to be apart of the franchise, according to The Guardian, and says it’s time for some new blood to begin helming the 007 series. Show More Summary
Saturday is the 108 th birthday of Ian Fleming, and the Guardian reports that director Sam Mendes marked the occasion by telling the world he won’t be directing any more James Bond films. Mendes, who directed both Skyfall and Spectre, was speaking at the Hay Festival in small town/delicious sandwich Hay-on-Wye, Wales when he made the announcement. Show More Summary
After directing two installments of the franchise back to back, Sam Mendes is stepping back from James Bond. The director of Skyfall and Spectre confirmed his departure earlier today at the Hay festival, according to the Guardian. Read more...
The Associated Press is reporting that Sam Mendes is officially finished with 007. The director—who helped inject some much-needed life and character into a post-Quantum Of Solace James Bond with 2012’s Skyfall (and then admittedly kind of coasted for its follow-up, Spectre)—has said that it’s time to move on from the franchise. Show More Summary
It looks like the producers of the James Bond films might need to look for more than just a new star as director Sam Mendes doesn’t plan on returning to the franchise. The director helmed the previous two movies, Skyfall and Spectre, to great acclaim. “I’m a storyteller and at the end of the day [...]
Yesterday, Spectre and Skyfall star Daniel Craig made headlines, entering talks to star in a non-James Bond film from director Steven Soderbergh. Given his various statements about the franchise, it was hard not to see the move as Craig...Show More Summary
Smart ass Ron Conway is banking on your stupidity. In the 2012 movie Skyfall, James Bond brandishes his trusty sidearm, but with a high-tech twist: There’s a sensor in the grip that reads palm prints so only he can fire it. The souped-up firearm saves the secret agent’s life, and in the real world, similar […]
Skyfall and Spectre director Sam Mendes is moving from gadget-based espionage to spying of a far more intimate sort, having acquired the rights to “The Voyeur’s Motel,” a recently published New Yorker article that will soon be adapted into a non-fiction novel. Show More Summary
Gay Talese has a (stone) cold (deal). Dreamworks has bought the rights to Gay Talese's The Voyeur's Motel, which is set be directed by American Beauty and Skyfall's Sam Mendes and produced by Steven Spielberg. The novel, excerpted in The New Yorker this week, will appear in print July 12. It traces... More »
In the 2012 movie Skyfall, James Bond brandishes his trusty sidearm, but with a high-tech twist: There’s a sensor in the grip that reads palm prints so only he can fire it. The souped-up firearm saves the secret agent’s life, and in the real world, similar technology could do the same for thousands. Show More Summary
"Spectre" reaches the box-office milestone in North America after more than four months in release. It took "Skyfall," the previous James Bond film, 15 days to hit it.
In a newly created position, Lionsgate has named Michael Fisk as Executive Vice President of International Marketing. Fisk spent 12 years at Sony Pictures where he oversaw the marketing campaigns for the 007 series Spectre, Skyfall and...Show More Summary
When Sam Smith hit No. 1 on the Billboard charts with his Spectre theme tune, “Writing's on the Wall,” he not only beat Adele's previous effort, Skyfall, which reached number two, but it was the first number one Bond theme ever. Of this achievement, Smith says, "It was very, very, very, very surreal to get that. Show More Summary
After a four-year absence from the music world — except for the release of her Oscar-winning James Bond song, "Skyfall," in 2012 — Adele made a triumphant return in the final months of 2015, crushing records left and right. Tonight she reintroduces herself to US television with a performance at the Grammy Awards. Show More Summary
Though it was hugely hyped up, especially following on the heels of Skyfall, one of the most financially and critically successful James Bond movies ever, Spectre wasn't quite as great as everyone hoped. It simply left a lot of people flat and didn't bring anything new to the table for the franchise that's been going for more than 50 years. Show More Summary
Though James Bond fans were excited to see what director Sam Mendes did with Spectre after knocking Skyfall out of the park back in 2012, plenty were disappointed when the film finally hit theaters last fall. While this writer didn’t...Show More Summary