Richard Kiel has died aged 74

September 11, 2014

The Bond family has lost yet another valued member. Actor Richard Kiel, famous for his portrayal of steel-toothed henchman ‘Jaws’, has passed away aged 74 at Saint Agnes medical centre in Fresno, California on September 10. The hospital confirmed the news without giving further details, citing patient confidentiality. TMZ said the towering 7ft 2in (218cm) …

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Gottfried John has died aged 72

September 2, 2014

Gottfried John ~ 1942 – 2014 ~ German actor Gottfried John has died at the age of 72 near Munich on September 1st. He succumbed to cancer.  Among his many TV and film appearances, John was well known for portraying the role of Bond villain General Ourumov in “Goldeneye” (1995), which brought him international fame. …

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BOND24: Obertilliach in Austria rumoured as Location

August 23, 2014

Principal photography for BOND 24 seems just around the corner as news come pouring in about possible locations for the next installment in the James Bond series. After previously reporting about Norway being in consideration, the new Bond could feature some snow action and maybe even James Bond on skis again which would be the …

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John Glen honored at Cineways Filmfestival 2017

September 12, 2017

Five time James Bond Director John Glen was honored at the 6th CINEWAYS FILMFESTIVAL with two awards – a very emotional and magical experience While preparing the annual James Bond evening of the Cineways Filmfestival weeks before the actual day, I thought a lot about how the individual program points would leave a lasting impression …

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Béatrice Libert honored at Cineways Filmfestival 2017

September 11, 2017

Actress Béatrice Libert, one of the gorgeous Bond-Girls of ‘MOONRAKER’ (1979), was honored at the 6th CINEWAYS FILMFESTIVAL in Braunschweig, Germany It is always a pleasure to spend time with familiar faces from the Bond family and Belgian actress Béatrice Libert, who starred alongside Roger Moore in ‘MOONRAKER’, is one of those, whose face is …

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‘You Only Live Twice’ at 50

June 12, 2017

As the early Bond films gradually reach thir respective anniversaries, 2017 marks the Golden Jubilee of ‘You Only Live Twice’ which premiered 50 years ago today Hijacked spacecraft, ninjas, a gigantic volcano lair and legendary gyrocopter “Little Nellie” – the fifth Bond film continued the tradition of 007’s extravagant and action-packed cinematic adventures. With a …

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