With autumn well underway, now is probably a good time to take a closer look at the sweaters of James Bond. In the 2012 movie SkyFall, Bond wears a blue N.Peal jumper under the now famous and very popular Barbour X To Ki To Jacket.
The Prop Store Live Auction of Film & Television artefacts took place on October 16th in Vue Cinema Westfield London. Among the items on auction were many Bond props and clothes. Below you can find the final sale prices.
David Arnold, composer of 5 Bond films, is auctioning off a brilliant piece of James Bond memorabilia for a poverty fighting charity CARE International – the charity he is an ambassador for. This limited edition promotional Samsonite attaché briefcase was presented to David Arnold, the composer of the film score for Tomorrow Never Dies, for his contribution to the production.
In SkyFall, to be released in autumn of 2012, James Bond will take to the screen for the 23rd time with Daniel Craig again assuming the role of the world’s favourite secret agent. And once again, 007 will wear an Omega Seamaster.
On May 28th 1908, Ian Fleming, the creator of James Bond was born in London. The official Bond website 007.com is keen to track down the owner of the typewriter that Ian Fleming used when writing many of the original James Bond adventures.
The UK Paperback edition is released on Thursday, May 24th and has a completely new design compared to the hardcover and USA editions. The cover shows Bond's Bentley Continental GT riding through the desert.
More details have been released about the Blu-Ray set of 50 years of Bond. The set includes all 22 Bond films on Blu-ray neatly packaged into one cool, sleek collectable box-set, 122 hours of bonus material and even an empty space where you add the SkyFall DVD after its dvd release.
The first of 6 mission trailers for the upcoming video game 007 Legends has been released. This trailer shows the Moonraker mission, featuring the space shuttle, Drax, Jaws and Bond girl Holly Goodhead and lots of space action. 007 Legends will be released in October 2012.
To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the James Bond film series, Royal Mail and EON Productions have launched a commemorative sheet featuring labels to sit alongside first class stamps featuring the top 10 Bond posters, as voted for by members of the public earlier this year.
With new Bond film SkyFall making its big screen debut on 26 October; the world looks set to get a little 00 obsessed over the coming months. But fans don’t have to wait till autumn to get a slice of the Bond action.
Spoke Art Gallery in San Francisco collaborated with the historic Castro Theatre in San Francisco to celebrate the James Bond 50th Anniversary with a series of film screenings and an exclusive limited edition print release.
Scalextric has announced their SkyFall movie tie-in scale race sets. With the two James Bond cars featured in SkyFall, an Aston Martin DB5 and a Range Rover Sport, chase scenes can be re-enacted on the track using the gravity defying flying leap.
The SkyFall crew is currently working in Istanbul, Turkey, to film action scenes in the famous city. This marks the third time in the 50 year history of the James Bond franchise that the city has served as a backdrop to 007’s adventures, with previous outings including From Russia With Love (1963) and The World Is Not Enough (1999).