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‘Spectre’ Review: A Big, Dull Broken Promise

There is nothing like the anticipation of a new James Bond film. For 53 years and 24 films, Eon Productions has offered the only consistent cultural touchstone that has lasted throughout my lifetime. I’m only a few years younger than the franchise, and the promise has always been kept: “James Bond Will Return.”

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007 Author: Idris Elba ‘Too Street’ to Play James Bond

In today’s sensitive political landscape, Daniel Craig’s James Bond has thrived as a beta male. While Craig hopes to leave the role less “misogynistic,” Idris Elba, a fan favorite to succeed as the first black 007, is “too street” to play the character, according to franchise author Anthony Horowitz.

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Pierce Brosnan Open to Gay James Bond

It’s been thirteen years since Pierce Brosnan last played James Bond in a 007 movie, in 2002’s Die Another Day – but that didn’t stop the actor from speculating about who could take the reins as the world’s most famous spy when Daniel Crag eventually hangs up the tux.