Sam Smith's Spectre Theme Number One On UK Charts; Video Released

I'm still underwhelmed by Sam Smith's theme for the upcoming 007 flick Spectre, but it seems plenty of people like it. According to The Hollywood Reporter, "Writing's On the Wall," written by Smith and Jimmy Napes, has reached the number one spot in the UK charts. It's a feat no other Bond theme has managed […]

It's All A Matter Of Perspective In Spectre Final Trailer

Sony released one final trailer for the upcoming 007 film Spectre. [youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z4UDNzXD3qA[/youtube] That's very brief, but I like the back and forth between Bond and Christophe Waltz's character. It's very Bond. The film will see the return of the criminal organization SPECTRE with Watlz as its apparent leader. It does make you wonder if Blofeld […]

Daniel Craig To Continue As James Bond; On Contract For One More

Talking with The Daily Mail about the upcoming Spectre, star Daniel Craig says he is still under contract for one more film following the late fall release of the new 007 picture. And beyond that, he says, "I'm not going to make predictions." One thing the actor notes is the physically demanding stunt work. Even […]

Writing's On The Wall, Sam Smith's Specter Theme Released

Overnight, Sam Smith's theme for the upcoming 007 film Spectre, "Writing's On The Wall" was released. Take a listen: Now, I'm no music critic, but I'm not fond of his voice. The music is certainly Bondish enough, but it never quite gets started. I know pensive is the big theme of the modern Bond, but […]

New Spectre Featurette Focuses On Action

The official James Bond YouTube page posted this new featurette about the action in the forthcoming film, Spectre. Both director Sam Mendes, special effects supervisor Chris Corbould and other members of the crew talk about some of the stunts and how they achieved them. [youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ej9kDTw6RgA[/youtube] I can certainly get behind the emphasis on live stunts. […]

Gotham By Midnight Is An Anatomy Lesson For The Spectre (SPOILERS)

Anatomy Lesson by Alan Moore and Steve Bissette is a classic in the field of commercial comic book storytelling. Taking a relatively ignored character, though one that most people seemed to know, and utterly transforming his nature. "Things will never be the same again" is encapsulated in this comic, for better or for worse. It […]

James Bond Quips About Career Alternatives In New Spectre TV Spot

The official James Bond You Tube Channel uploaded the following TV spot for the upcoming Spectre, featuring some new shots and more of the conversation between Daniel Craig's Bond and Lea Seydoux's Madeleine Swann: [youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IU2xwrwWaQQ[/youtube] Spectre sees the return of the criminal organization to the Bond franchise and Christophe Waltz at its apparent helm. With […]

Sam Smith Confirmed For Spectre; Song To Be Released Sept. 25th

It turns out yesterday's rumors were true and singer Sam Smith has earned his Spectre ring for performing the song to the upcoming James Bond film. "Writing's On The Wall" was co-written by Smith and Grammy winner Jimmy Napes. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the song will be released on September 25th. Yesterday's rumors suggested […]

Spectre Theme To Debut Tomorrow; Sam Smith Hints He'll Sing It

HitFix reports that the theme song for the upcoming James Bond film, Spectre will be released tomorrow to coincide with pre-sale tickets to the film becoming available. The song needs to be great following Adele's "Skyfall," but it seems the identity of the new theme's performer is still a closely guarded secret. Or is it […]

Bond's White Dinner Jacket Returns In New Spectre Poster

The official James Bond Twitter account released this sharp-looking poster image for MGM's upcoming Spectre, the 24th film in the James Bond series. Daniel Craig returns as Ian Fleming's Agent 007 as he battles the mysterious organization known as SPECTRE. Christophe Waltz, Lea Seydoux and Monica Bellucci also star with Ralph Fiennes returning as the […]

Daniel Craig on Spectre; Noncommittal About More Bond

In a profile with Esquire, Daniel Craig looks back on his four James Bond films so far, but "can't even conceive" of more missions as Ian Fleming's 007. "I really don't know. Honestly. I'm not trying to be coy," he tells the magazine. "At this moment, no. I have a life and I've got to […]

Star Wars Takes All The IMAX

Today's Star Wars report — which I'm thinking of calling "Imperial Dispatch" — takes us to this article in The Hollywood Reporter in which they reveal the new film, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, will screen in all the IMAX theaters in North America during its first month of release. It will also appear on […]

The Bond Women Of Spectre

In this new featurette for Spectre, the upcoming James Bond film, we are introduced to the characters played by Léa Seydoux and Monica Bellucci. Seydoux plays Madeleine Swann a doctor who is described as a very "human" character while Bellucci plays Lucia Sciarra, an Italian widow with secrets. Daniel Craig reprises his roles as 007. […]

Let's All Have A James Bond 007: Spectre Trailer

A little Live And Let Die flavour? Also, someone's getting an ejector seat… A cryptic message from Bond's past sends him on a trail to uncover a sinister organization. While M battles political forces to keep the secret service alive, Bond peels back the layers of deceit to reveal the terrible truth behind SPECTRE. Opens […]

Spectre Opening Scene Set At Day Of The Dead Festival

A new video blog let's us in on the ever important opening scene of the next James Bond film, Spectre. The openings always get the audience right into the action and sets up hints at the rest of the movie. The Vlog shows that Spectre will open in Mexico at a Day of the Dead […]

TV Spot For Spectre Runs During NBA Finals

The pieces of the puzzle that are the next James Bond film are starting to come into focus. During last night's NBA finals the following TV spot ran for Spectre. In it we see that the film picks up on where Skyfall left off involving the previous M's death and Bond's past. The film starts […]

The Supercars Of Spectre – Aston Martin DB10 Vs. Jaguar C-X75

In a new video from the set of Spectre, we get a behind the scenes look at a classic James Bond car chase in Rome between Daniel Craig / Bond's Aston Martin DB10 and the Jaguar C-X75 driven by Mr. Hinx / Dave Bautista. Spectre will be in theaters November 6th. [youtube]https://youtu.be/5BhuxLVMj4U[/youtube]

When Blofeld Was A Woman In Spectre – Sony Leaks…

Wikileaks.org has posted the leaked Sony e-mails. At Bleeding Cool, we have been reading a few. Once upon a time, the film was nicknamed Bond 24 or B24. It would later be called Spectre. But along the way it went through a number of changes, In October 2013, Sony's Hannah Mingella was writing, Here are […]

Will Daniel Craig's Knee Surgery Slow Production Of Spectre?

Daniel Craig underwent arthroscopic surgery on his knee following an injury incurred while filming the latest James Bond film, Spectre. A rep from EON Productions calls the surgery minor and it took place this last weekend during a break from filming. He is expected to return to the production on April 22nd. It is believed […]

Spectre Teaser Trailer Hits The Web

Spectre, the 24th James Bond film, looks to pick up right after Skyfall as Bond gets a cryptic message from his past that puts him on the trail of s sinister organization. The new M must fend of political forces trying to shut down the secret service, while Bond digs through the layers of deceit […]