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Bondfans celebrate 35 years of Octopussy with Maud Adams in Berlin


By Benjamin Lind

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July 15, 2018

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Berlin – former nest of spies and pawn in the hands of America and Russia during the cold war. Probably no other city in the world reflects the struggle for power, control and domination but also unity and diversity. When the James Bond production crew decided to set parts of the plot of ‘Octopussy’ in …

Naomie Harris officially opens 007 Elements in Soelden


By Benjamin Lind

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July 13, 2018

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12 July 2018. SÖLDEN, AUSTRIA. 007 ELEMENTS, an exciting new James Bond experience situated within the summit of the Gaislachkogl mountaintop in Sölden, Austria is now open to the public. The cinematic installation was officially opened by actress Naomie Harris who plays Moneypenny (Spectre, Skyfall) and Jakob Falkner Managing Director of Bergbahnen Sölden. After visiting …

007 Elements cinematic installation opens to high expectations


By Benjamin Lind

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July 11, 2018

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With 13.000 beds and over 2 million bookings per year, the city of Soelden has long been transformed from a traditional Austrian village into one of THE tourism hotspots of the Oetztal in Tyrolia. With just over 3.000 residents, the city does not even qualify as a city – it is literally a village, inflated …

New 007 mission for Jaguar Land Rover


By Benjamin Lind

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April 11, 2018

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Jaguar Land Rover is official partner of new 007 ELEMENTS, the first immersive, interactive James Bond cinematic installation, at the summit of the Gaislachkogl mountain in Sölden. Star cars include Land Rover Defender from SPECTRE and the exhibit features Jaguar I-PACE electric and artificial intelligence tech Whitley, UK, 11 April 2018 – Jaguar Land Rover has …

Daniel Craig auctions off own Aston Martin and confirms return as 007


By Benjamin Lind

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April 10, 2018

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Daniel Craig presented his own Aston Martin, which is up for auction this month, at the Night of Opportunity Gala yesterday evening in New York. When asked what project is on the horizon for him, the answer was clear. Accompanied by his wife, actress Rachel Weisz, Daniel Craig walked the Red Carpet of the annual …

Ian Fleming cocktail book ‘Shaken’ to be released in September


By Benjamin Lind

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April 4, 2018

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James Bond drinks, it’s no secret. So did his creator, who, at one point, emptied a whole bottle of Gin per day. If you ever wanted to mix drinks in true Ian Fleming style while simultaneously learning about the pleasure of drinking, this new book is tailor-made for you. Authorized by the Ian Fleming estate …

Danny Boyle confirms he will direct ‘Bond25’ if script is accepted


By Benjamin Lind

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March 15, 2018

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After months of rumours, this is the bit of news Bond fans have been waiting for: British director Danny Boyle admitted to helming the next James Bond Film to a reporter of free daily newspaper Metro at the launch of his new FX show ‘Trust’ yesterday evening. In a story published on the Metro website today, …

007 Elements in Sölden to open on 12 July


By Benjamin Lind

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March 8, 2018

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Unique, sleek and sturdy – the newest attraction to grace the majestic mountains in Sölden, Austria, is a cinematic installation paying tribute to 007 and the filming of ‘Spectre’. Now, the opening date has been made official. Originally set to open during the winter season 2017/2018, the official opening of ‘007 Elements’ had been postponed …

Director Lewis Gilbert dies aged 97


By Benjamin Lind

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February 27, 2018

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Legendary British Director Lewis Gilbert has died aged 97 – among his many films were classics such as ‘Alfie’, ‘Sink the Bismarck’ and of course three big budget James Bond thrillers. Born in Hackney, London in 1920, young Lewis spent his childhood travelling with his parents who were music hall performers. At the age of …

German Bond Girl Karin Dor passes away at 79


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November 8, 2017

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Known to millions of fans as Bond-Girl Helga Brandt in ‘You Only Live Twice’ (1967), Karin Dor was an icon of German film in the 1960s. Karin Dor, born as Kätherose Derr on 22 Februar 1938 in Wiesbaden, began her career at the tender age of 15 when she appeared as an extra in the …