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Fleming and U.N.C.L.E.: More than a footnote

This weekend marked the 53rd anniversary of the death of 007 creator Ian Fleming.

Understandably, there were the usual observations of his passing. After all, without Fleming, we wouldn’t have James Bond movies or the 1960s spy craze. 438 more words

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As Eon's non-007 portfolio expands, what about Bond 25?

Eon Productions is going to make a spy movie without James Bond. Naturally, that raises some questions. So here goes.

Does anybody think Bond 25 is coming out in late 2018? 291 more words

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"Without whom, etc."

It was 109 years ago today that Ian Fleming was born.

Without him, James Bond novels wouldn’t have come to be. That would have freed up a slot for President John F. 200 more words

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Roger Moore- Movie 007 and Real Life Humanitarian

Roger Moore, the actor who wore the movie role of James Bond, fictional British secret agent 007, with great ease, passed away May 23 at the age of 89. 876 more words

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About those MGM sales talks and Bond 25

The New York Post reported that an unknown Chinese buyer is negotiating to buy Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 007’s home studio.

The Post’s sister paper, The Wall Street Journal… 299 more words

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MGM sale to Chinese not happening, WSJ says

A sale of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 007’s home studio, to a Chinese buyer isn’t happening, The Wall Street Journal reported.

“Talks broke down between MGM and several Chinese companies late last year, an apparent casualty of China’s move to stanch capital outflows that has stalled the country’s shopping spree in Hollywood, according to people familiar with the matter,” the Journal reported. 306 more words

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Deighton returns to the silver screen

Len Deighton, who turned 88 this month, is enjoying a revival of interest in his work as filmmakers are turning to his books again for inspiration. 834 more words

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