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‘Bond 24’ Officially Titled ‘Spectre’, Full Cast Announced

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by Mike Sampson December 4, 2014 @ 7:24 AM
Sony Pictures
After much speculation, the official title and cast of 'Bond 24' was announced earlier this morning in London by director Sam Mendes. New castmembers—joining returning stars Daniel Craig, Ben Whishaw, Naomie Harris and Ralph Fiennes—include Christoph Waltz, Andrew Scott, Dave Bautista, Monica Bellucci, and Léa Seydoux. But, why read about this when you can watch it?

‘Bond 24’ Title and Cast to be Announced on Thursday

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by Jacob Hall December 2, 2014 @ 9:49 AM
Sony
EON Productions knows how obsessive fans are about every detail of every new 007 film, so they make these title announcements into genuine events. Which brings us to the news of the day: Clear your schedules on Thursday, Bond fanatics, because the press conference announcing the actual title of ‘Bond 24’ and the official cast is coming your way.

Showtime's 'Penny Dreadful' Trailer: NSFW Psychosexual Horror Drama Asks "Where is Your Master?"

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick February 14, 2014 @ 6:16 PM
Showtime
http://youtu.be/YFXHfEqMcis
Back in January we got our first real look at Showtime's forthcoming "psychosexual" monster mash 'Penny Dreadful, though nothing quite as revealing as the sizzle reel presented at the TCA tour. Now, as if Valentine's Day hadn't gotten enough blood pumping, we've got the full trailer for Josh Hartnett and '300' star Eva Green's sexy and spectacularly bloody 'Penny Dreadful'!

Showtime Monster Mash 'Penny Dreadful' Sets May Premiere, First Freaky Trailer

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick January 16, 2014 @ 3:15 PM
Showtime
http://youtu.be/PjyXOnFxc2c
Showtime's forthcoming monster drama, 'Penny Dreadful,' has been something of a question mark up to know, even with such well known stars as Josh Hartnett and Eva Green, and Sam Mendes producing a mash-up of history's great literary monsters, but wonder no more! Showtime has officially booked a May premiere and revealed our first real heart-stopping look at 'Penny Dreadful.'

Showtime Monster Mash 'Penny Dreadful' Adds Josh Hartnett and Eva Green

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick July 30, 2013 @ 4:30 PM
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It had been a good long while since we heard anything from Showtime's mythical monster mash-up series, 'Penny Dreadful,' particularly since FOX announced intent of its own to feature a team-up series based on Alan Moore's 'The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen.' But finally 'Penny Dreadful' has pulled ahead. Josh Hartnett and Eva Green will lead the new series, with Sam Mendes to direct.

'Bond 24' - Sam Mendes Returning to Direct the Next Two James Bond Films?

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by Jacob Hall May 31, 2013 @ 1:05 PM
Sony
Despite frequently and loudly saying that he would not return to the James Bond franchise, it looks like 'Skyfall' director Sam Mendes has been roped in for another one. Well, another two, actually.
A new report claims that Mendes is back on board the James Bond train for 'Bond 24' and likely 'Bond 25,' following some pretty extensive negotiations.

Sam Mendes Got "Physically Ill" at the Thought of Directing More James Bond Movies

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by Nick Romano April 26, 2013 @ 3:00 PM
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Many of us loved the latest James Bond movie, 'Skyfall,' which reflects in the film's $1 billion worldwide box office, but the film is something its director, Sam Mendes, does not want to repeat. We all know (or rather should know by now) that he doesn't have plans to return for the next 007 movie -- in fact, the very thought of doing so makes him "physically ill."

Sam Mendes Will Return to the Bond Series...Eventually

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by Jacob Hall March 25, 2013 @ 6:00 PM
Sony/MGM
A few weeks ago we learned that 'Skyfall' director Sam Mendes would not be returning for Bond 24,  which was a bit shocking considering the enormous financial and critical success of the latest James Bond adventure. However, Bond franchise producers Barbara Broccoli and Michael G. Wilson aren't letting him go too easy: they say he'll be back...just not yet.