Life by Press Association June 18, 2019, 2:37 pm Send us a story Sign up to our Daily newsletter Health and safety chiefs have declared there is no case to answer following an injury on the set of the James Bond movie. The Health And Safety Executive (HSE) decided earlier this month to “assess” the incident on the new 007 film, after a “controlled explosion” at Pinewood Studios left a worker with minor injuries. But a spokesman for the regulator told the Press Association that the matter was now closed. “After an initial assessment, we concluded there is no need for a formal investigation and we consider the matter closed,” he said. During the incident, damage was also caused to the 007 stage. It came after Bond star Daniel Craig was injured while filming in Jamaica last month and had to undergo “minor ankle surgery”. He was recently snapped at the gym preparing for his 007 return. The mishaps, as … [Read more...] about No health and safety probe for new James Bond movie
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The 25th James Bond movie and Daniel Craig's fifth and final installment as 007 is heading home to Jamaica. Craig, Bond producers Barbara Broccoli and Michael G. Wilson, and director Cary Fukunaga on Thursday launched the film from the Caribbean island nation where Ian Fleming wrote all of his Bond novels. The still untitled film will be partly set in Jamaica, which was also a setting in "Dr. No" and "Live and Let Die." Rami Malek is joining the cast as the villain. The recent Oscar-winner said in a videotaped message that he'll make sure Bond "will not have an easy ride of it" in Bond 25. The film finds Bond out of active service and enjoying a tranquil life in Jamaica, producers said. That changes when his CIA friend Felix Leiter (Jeffrey Wright) turns up asking for help. Their mission is to rescue a kidnapped scientist. Aside from Jamaica, filming locations include Italy, Norway and London, with studio production based at Pinewood Studios outside London. Returning cast members … [Read more...] about Rami Malek to play villain in new James Bond movie
The upcoming James Bond film has reportedly been given the working title of Shatterhand. Daniel Craig is set to return as 007 in the 25th instalment of the long-running Bond franchise following the success of Spectre. The production is due to begin shooting in March this year, with a release date planned for April 2020. The working title was reported by a trade magazine, and could hold a clue as to the setting of the film, which will be directed by Cary Joji Fukunaga. Blofeld used the alias Dr Guntrum Shatterhand in the 1964 novel You Only Live Twice, which follows Bond to Japan where he finds his arch enemy living under that name, hinting at the setting and basis of the upcoming film. The plot of the novel follows the famous spy from grief over the murder of his wife, through an obsession with revenge, to Bond losing his memory while settling into Japanese life. The working title of Shatterhand was reported in the magazine Production Weekly. Eon Productions, the UK company which … [Read more...] about The new James Bond movie has been given a working title
JAMES BOND actor Daniel Craig has turned himself into a global superstar after landing the role of 007. He's recently become a father again with the birth of his second daughter - here's the lowdown on the actor... Who is Daniel Craig? What is his background? Daniel Wroughton Craig was born March 2, 1968, and is an English actor. His mum Carol, was an art teacher and his dad, Timothy, a pub landlord. He trained at the National Youth Theatre and graduated from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in 1991. He made his film debut in 1992 in The Power of One, and starred in the hit TV series Our Friends in the North in 1996. But Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001) was his big break role. After that, the bigger parts started coming in, including Road to Perdition (2002) Layer Cake (2004) and Munich (2005). But Daniel really hit superstardom when he was cast as James Bond in 2005, replacing Pierce Brosnan. He has played 007 in Casino Royale, Quantum Of Solace, Skyfall and Spectre. When … [Read more...] about How many James Bond movies has Daniel Craig been in and what is his net worth?
Speculation over who could replace Daniel Craig as the next James Bond has been hotting up, but now one of the frontrunners has got the backing of his co-star. Richard Madden has been one of the leads in the race, even though the next Bond movie hasn't even started filming yet. Then Bodyguard's producer said James Bond could be one of the big reasons that a second season, in which Madden stars, could be held up. Now Keeley Hawes has backed her co-star got the role. “I said to Richard while we were shooting, ‘This is like James Bond!'” she told Radio Times. “I would love to see Richard playing James Bond; I would love that. “I think he would be phenomenal.” It's looking more likely that Madden is in the running. Bodyguard definitely helped the star gain attention of those behind the movie as well as fans. Despite this, Madden isn't actually the bookies' favourite - that's Tom Hiddleston. Others in the running are Idris Elba, Tom Hardy and James … [Read more...] about Richard Madden given backing by co-star to replace Daniel Craig as Bond