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James Bond stuntman, Rémy Julienne, has died aged at 90 from complications from Covid-19. The stunt performer was hospitalised two weeks ago in the French town of Montargis after testing positive for coronavirus, and was taken into intensive care.

James Bond stuntman dies after contracting coronavirus

James Bond stuntman, Rémy Julienne, has died aged at 90 from complications from Covid-19. The stunt performer was hospitalised two weeks ago in the French town of Montargis after testing positive for coronavirus, and was taken into intensive care.
Wonder Woman 1984 raked in around $36.1m at cinemas worldwide over the Christmas holiday weekend, Warner Bros has said.

Wonder Woman 1984: Superhero sequel nets biggest US opening since coronavirus shut cinemas

Wonder Woman 1984 raked in around $36.1m at cinemas worldwide over the Christmas holiday weekend, Warner Bros has said.
IO Interactive, the developer behind the Hitman series, is working on a James Bond video game, it announced today. The news came with a short teaser today for “Project 007,” a new game coming to “a console and computer screen near you.”

Hitman developers working on a James Bond game

The Danish studio is best known for the stealth series Hitman and third-person shooter Kane and Lynch games — arguably the two genres that would best encompass any James Bond story. IO is collaborating with MGM, Eon Productions, and Delphi to create a “wholly original Bond story exclusively as a video game.” The game is currently in active development for “modern systems and platforms.”
James Bond 007 star Sean Connery has died. The actor passed on Saturday at 90, Variety reported.

James Bond actor Sean Connery dies at 90

Mr. Connery, a Scottish actor, was best known for his role as 007 in long-running James Bond series. He also appeared in several spy thrillers.
British actor Henry Cavill has expressed his interest in becoming the next James Bond now that the role is open after Daniel Craig finished his last Bond movie.

Henry Cavill: I would love to play James Bond

British actor Henry Cavill has expressed his interest in becoming the next James Bond now that the role is open after Daniel Craig finished his last Bond movie.
Michael Lonsdale, the British-French actor with a far-ranging film and theatre career but most widely recognised as the villain opposite James Bond in “Moonraker”, died on Monday aged 89, his agent told AFP.

Legendary actor Michael Lonsdale passes on at 89

Michael Lonsdale, the British-French actor with a far-ranging film and theatre career but most widely recognised as the villain opposite James Bond in “Moonraker”, died on Monday aged 89, his agent told AFP.
US President Donald Trump spent Tuesday touring a Honeywell plant manufacturing medical face masks in Phoenix, Arizona, while declining to wear one himself as the James Bond theme “Live and Let Die” by Wings blared over the Tannoy.

Donald Trump tours mask factory without mask

US President Donald Trump spent Tuesday touring a Honeywell plant manufacturing medical face masks in Phoenix, Arizona, while declining to wear one himself as the James Bond theme “Live and Let Die” by Wings blared over the Tannoy, an absolutely extraordinary spectacle.
James Bond star actress, Olga Kurylenko, 40, has disclosed that she has completely recovered after testing positive to coronavirus.

Coronavirus: I have recovered – French actress

The number of positive cases of coronavirus among celebrities have increased as the likes of Idris Elba, Tom Hanks, Rita Wilson, Andrew Matt have all tested positive for the deadly disease.
Teenage pop iconoclast Billie Eilish dropped her James Bond theme tune on Friday, racking up 2.2 million views in just six hours as the teenage prodigy continues her stunning rise.

Billie Eilish drops James Bond track

Teenage pop iconoclast Billie Eilish dropped her James Bond theme tune on Friday, racking up 2.2 million views in just six hours as the teenage prodigy continues her stunning rise.

Iran’s shadowy military commander may prove tough foe in death

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Lashana Lynch will take over the role of 007 from Daniel Craig, a shake up that's meant to jolt the decades-long spy franchise. A star on the rise, Lynch is known for her role as fighter pilot Maria Rambeau in 'Capitain Marvel', released earlier this year.Getty Images

James Bond: Black-British actress Lashana Lynch is next ‘007 agent

Marvel star, Lashana Lynch is reportedly set to adopt the iconic code name ‘007 in the upcoming Bond movie.
Director and executive producer Idris Elba poses during a photocall to promote the movie Yardie at the 68th Berlinale International Film Festival in Berlin, Germany, February 22, 2018. REUTERS-Hannibal Hanschke-File Photo

Britain’s Idris Elba named People mag’s ‘sexiest man alive’

Actor Idris Elba, who James Bond fans are campaigning to be the next person to play 007, was named the sexiest man alive on Monday by People magazine.
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UK’s richest man Jim Ratcliffe forced out of the shadows

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Vietnamese national Doan Thi Huong (C) is escorted by Malaysian police after a court session for her trial at the Shah Alam High Court in Shah Alam, outside Kuala Lumpur on June 27, 2018 for her alleged role in the assassination of Kim Jong Nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. The investigation into the assassination of the North Korean leader's half-brother was "shoddy" and "lopsided", a Malaysian court heard June 27 as the trial resumed of two women accused of the murder. / AFP PHOTO / Mohd RASFAN

Trial of Kim Jong Nam killers will continue – Malaysian court

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Going ‘Overboard’: Hollywood’s glut of gender-swap remakes

From the polarizing “Ghostbusters” remake to the controversy over female versions of James Bond and Doctor Who, Hollywood’s proclivity for gender-swapped retreads is among its most enduring and contentious.

Danny Boyle to direct new Bond film out in October 2019

Oscar-winning filmmaker Danny Boyle will direct the next James Bond film, with actor Daniel Craig returning for the fifth time as the legendary British spy, the movies’ producers announced Friday.

No-go warning as Japan volcano erupts for first time in 250 years

A volcano in southern Japan erupted for the first time in 250 years on Thursday, spewing steam and ash hundreds of metres into the air, as authorities warned locals not to approach the mountain.

‘Explosive’ eruptions at Japan volcano

Powerful eruptions at a volcano in southern Japan spewed ash thousands of metres into the air Wednesday, as authorities warned locals not to approach the mountain.

James Bond director Lewis Gilbert passes on at 97

British filmmaker Lewis Gilbert has died at the age of 97, James Bond producers said of the director famed for his work on three 007 movies.

Actress accuses Steven Seagal of sexual assault

Rachel Grant, an actress known for her role in James Bond film ‘Die Another Day’, has accused Steven Seagal of sexual assault.

Apple, Amazon reportedly in the running for James Bond movie rights

Apple and Amazon have reportedly joined the bidding war for James Bond distribution rights, and the companies are willing to spend a lot of money.

We don’t have power to arrest hate campaigners – DHQ

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