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James Bond

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James Bond

Fictional character created in 1953 by writer Ian Fleming, who featured him in twelve novels and two short-story collections add

Category: Literature (150)

Launched in 2001.

Countries: United Kingdom (36%), United States (24%), (16%)

Main connections: Ian Fleming, Casino Royale (2006 film), Roger Moore

Linked to: American Film Institute, BBC, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Oxford University Press

 

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2002

Halle Berry - As Bond girl Giacinta 'Jinx' Johnson in the 2002 blockbuster Die Another Day, Berry recreated a scene from Dr. No, emerging from the surf to be greeted by James Bond as Ursula Andress had 40 years earlier.

 

Eden Project - It was used as a filming location for the 2002 James Bond film, "Die Another Day"

 

Iceland - The 2002 James Bond movie "Die Another Day" is set for a large-part in Iceland


2003

Rowan Atkinson - He has starred in the James Bond parody "Johnny English" in 2003

 

Guy Hamilton - In a 2003 interview, he claimed he had instructed Roger Moore not to mimic Sean Connery's rendition of James Bond

 

Ford Thunderbird (eleventh generation) - The 2003 Thunderbird was featured in the James Bond movie Die Another Day


2004

Natasha Bedingfield - In 2004, Bedingfield showed interest in acting and made her d├ębut in the James Bond video game "From Russia with Love" in November 2005

 

Willem Dafoe - In 2004, Dafoe lent his likeness and voice for the James Bond video game Everything or Nothing as the villain Nikolai Diavolo.

 

James Purefoy - Throughout 2004 and 2005 Purefoy's name was rumoured as a possible candidate to replace Brosnan as agent 007 in future James Bond films


2005

The "Young Bond" series of novels was started by Charlie Higson and, between 2005 and 2009, five novels and one short story were published add something

 

Henry Cavill - In 2005, Cavill was a final contender for the role of James Bond in "Casino Royale"

 

Daniel Craig - In 2005, Craig was contracted by Eon Productions to portray James Bond

 

Sean Connery - In 2005, From Russia with Love was adapted by Electronic Arts into a video game, titled James Bond 007: From Russia with Love, which featured all-new voice work by Connery as well as his likeness, and those of several of the film's supporting cast.

 

Ewan Stewart - In 2005, Stewart was one of many European actors considered for the vacant role of James Bond for the "007" series

 

Alex O'Loughlin - In 2005, he screen-tested for the movie role of James Bond

 

Jonny Lee Miller - In 2005, he was considered for the role of James Bond, replacing Pierce Brosnan

 

Melissa Peachey - She appeared in the 2005 independent film "Thoughtful Geezer" and had a walk-by role in the James Bond movie "Tomorrow Never Dies"


2006

In 2006 Electronic Arts announced a game based on then-upcoming film "Casino Royale": the game was cancelled because it would not be ready by the film's release in November of that year add something

 

In 2006, Daniel Craig was given the role of Bond for "Casino Royale", which rebooted the series add something

 

Chris Cornell - Cornell and composer David Arnold collaborated on the song "You Know My Name", which Cornell co-wrote and performed and which accompanies the opening titles for the 2006 James Bond film, "Casino Royale"

 

Mads Mikkelsen - He starred as Tristan in the Jerry Bruckheimer production of "King Arthur", as well as playing the villain Le Chiffre in the 2006 James Bond film, "Casino Royale"

 

Cartamundi - In 2006, Cartamundi produced the playing cards used in the James Bond movie "Casino Royale"

 

Carlos Leal - In 2006, Leal played the role of croupier and poker tournament organizer in the James Bond film "Casino Royale"

 

Jeffrey Wright (actor) - In 2006, Wright featured as Felix Leiter in the James Bond movie "Casino Royale"

 

Lazar Ristovski - In 2006, he made a cameo appearance in the James Bond film "Casino Royale"

 

La Chaine Info - In 2006, the channel's web site appeared twice in the James Bond film Casino Royale, a product placement that the channel says it didn't pay for

 

Hugh Jackman - Jackman was one of the choices to play James Bond in 2006's "Casino Royale", but eventually lost out to Daniel Craig

 

Ewan McGregor - McGregor was reportedly offered the role of James Bond in the 2006 reboot "Casino Royale", but he turned it down because he feared becoming typecast

 

Roger Michell - Michell was in negotiations to re-team with Craig yet again in 2006 and direct the James Bond film "Quantum of Solace", but these talks fell through due to "creative differences"

 

Texas hold 'em - More recently, a high-stakes Texas hold 'em game was central to the plot of the 2006 James Bond film "Casino Royale", in place of baccarat, the casino game central to the novel on which the film was based

 

Texas hold 'em - More recently, a high-stakes Texas hold 'em game was central to the plot of the 2006 James Bond film "Casino Royale", in place of baccarat, the casino game central to the novel on which the film was based

 

Omega SA - Omega released a second James Bond limited edition watch in 2006

 

James Purefoy - Speculation suggested that his departure was due to an opportunity to play James Bond in the 2006 film "Casino Royale"

 

Aston Martin DBS V12 - The DBS was first seen in the 2006 James Bond film "Casino Royale", the first film in which Bond was played by Daniel Craig, as a result of a product placement deal with Aston Martin's parent company at the time, Ford

 

Chris Cornell - They went into hiatus to allow Cornell to complete "You Know My Name", the theme song for the 2006 James Bond film, "Casino Royale", and Morello to pursue his own solo work under the moniker of The Nightwatchman

 

Tom Chadbon - Though his theatrical film work has been more sparse, he had a small role in the 2006 James Bond film, "Casino Royale"

 

Ford Mondeo - A product placement promotional initiative made the Mk IV Mondeo James Bond's car for one incidental scene in "Casino Royale", introducing the new model to global audiences in November 2006 on the launch day of the movie


2008

The production was repeated a number of times between 2008 and 2011 add something

 

Alfa Romeo - A pair of "'black"' Alfa Romeo 159 Ti cars appeared in the opening scenes of the 2008 James Bond film "Quantum of Solace"

 

Mads Mikkelsen - Also in 2008, Mikkelsen, along with fellow James Bond villain Richard Kiel, was invited by Swiss watchmaker Swatch to Bregenz, Austria to present the Swatch 007 Villain Collection

 

Mathieu Amalric - Amalric was selected to play the James Bond villain Dominic Greene, and stars alongside Daniel Craig in the 2008 film "Quantum of Solace"

 

Gidon Saks - He sang the part of Scarpia in a production of "Tosca" for Austrian television, an excerpt of which was used in the 2008 James Bond film "Quantum of Solace"

 

Ben Macintyre - In 2008 MacIntyre wrote an informative illustrated account of Ian Fleming, creator of the fictional spy James Bond, to accompany the "For Your Eyes Only" exhibition at London's Imperial War Museum, which was part of the Fleming Centenary celebrations

 

Jack White - In 2008, White collaborated with Alicia Keys on the song "Another Way to Die", the theme song for the James Bond film "Quantum of Solace"

 

Jack White (musician) - In 2008, White collaborated with Alicia Keys on the song "Another Way to Die", the theme song for the James Bond film "Quantum of Solace"

 

Gemma Arterton - In 2008, she appeared in the James Bond film, "Quantum of Solace"

 

Olga Kurylenko - She played Bond girl Camille Montes in the 2008 James Bond film, "Quantum of Solace"

 

Ford Edge - This vehicle was featured in the James Bond film "Quantum of Solace" starring Daniel Craig as Bond, which was filmed in 2008

 

Sebastian Faulks - To mark the 2008 centenary of Ian Fleming's birth, the late author's estate in 2006 commissioned Faulks to write a new James Bond novel

 

Alfa Romeo 159 - Two black 159s appeared in the opening scenes of the 2008 James Bond film "Quantum of Solace"

 

Marc Forster - Additionally, Forster directed the twenty-second James Bond film, "Quantum of Solace" which began shooting on January 2, 2008, shortly before his 39th birthday, making him the youngest director in the series' history

 

After a gap of six years, Sebastian Faulks was commissioned by Ian Fleming Publications to write a new Bond novel, which was released on 28 May 2008, the 100th anniversary of Ian Fleming's birth add something

 

The first Young Bond novel, "SilverFin" was adapted and released as a graphic novel on 2 October 2008 by Puffin Books add something


2009

Shirley Bassey - In 2009, Bassey recorded the album, "The Performance", with James Bond composer David Arnold as co-producer

 

Bond girl - In 2009, researchers at Cleveland State University and Kent State University published an article, "Shaken and Stirred: A Content Analysis of Women's Portrayals in James Bond Films", which provided a quantitative content analysis of 195 female characters appearing in twenty James Bond films


2010

No", a second Bond story was adapted and on 3 April 2010, BBC Radio 4 broadcast "Goldfinger" with Toby Stephens again playing Bond add something


2011

Vic Armstrong - His memoir "My Life as Indiana Jones, James Bond, $Superman and Other Action Heroes: The True Adventures of the World's Greatest Stuntman" which was published by Titan Books in early 2011

 

You Only Live Twice (novel) - The strip was reprinted by Titan Books in "The James Bond Omnibus Vol. 2", published in 2011


2012

By 2012, James Bond had become such a symbol of the United Kingdom that the character, played by Craig, appeared in the opening ceremony of the 2012 London Olympics as Queen Elizabeth II's escort add something

 

In 2012, the novel "From Russia, with Love" was dramatized for Radio 4; it featured a full cast starring Toby Stephens as James Bond add something

 

Ola Rapace - He appeared in the 2012 James Bond film, "Skyfall"

 

Jaws (James Bond) - He is in the 2012 James Bond game "007 Legends"

 

Javier Bardem - He portrayed the main antagonist Raoul Silva in the 2012 "James Bond" movie "Skyfall", for which he received both a BAFTA and a SAG nomination for Best Supporting Actor

 

Daniela Bianchi - In 2012 she came back to a small role in the documentary film "We're nothing like James Bond"

 

Roger Moore - In a commercial for London 's 2012 Olympic bid, Moore once again suited up as James Bond

 

AgustaWestland AW101 - The Merlin is used by the villain in the 2012 James Bond movie "Skyfall"

 

Sony Xperia T - The phone was featured as James Bond's phone in the 2012 film, "Skyfall" and was officially released in September 2012 in three colours: Black, White and Silver

 

Shirley Eaton - Van der Zyl said that Eaton did not want her at events celebrating Goldfinger Day, part of the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the James Bond film franchise in September 2012

 

The first James Bond fragrance was launched in the UK on 19 September 2012 under the name "James Bond 007" add something

 

In October 2012 "007 Legends" was released, which featured one mission from each of the Bond actors of the Eon Productions' series add something

 

Adele - In October 2012, Adele confirmed that she had been writing and recording the theme song for "Skyfall", the twenty-third James Bond film

 

Roger Moore - On 16 October 2012, "Bond On Bond" was published to tie in with the 50th anniversary of the James Bond films

 

The twenty-third Eon produced film, "Skyfall", was released on 26 October 2012 add something


2013

Bond girl - As of 2013 there have been only two films in which James Bond falls in love with the Bond girl

 

Stephen Cole (writer) - In 2013 Ian Fleming Publications announced that Cole would continue the Young Bond series first penned by Charlie Higson, with four new books to further explore the life of the teenage James Bond

 

Adele (singer) - In 2013, Adele won the Academy *award for Best Original Song for the James Bond theme "Skyfall"

 

Adele - In 2013, Adele won the Academy *award for Best Original Song for the James Bond theme "Skyfall"

 

Aston Martin DB5 - In 2013, Grand Theft Auto 5 featured a car, called the 'JB 700' that heavily alluded to being a DB5, or being based on the DB5- specifically the one used by James Bond

 

Adele (singer) - In 2013, she received an Academy *award as well as the Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song for her song "Skyfall", written for "Skyfall", the twenty-third James Bond film

 

Adele - In 2013, she received an Academy *award as well as the Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song for her song "Skyfall", written for "Skyfall", the twenty-third James Bond film

 

East Coast (train operating company) - In February 2013, the company announced that one of their trains would be named "Skyfall" after the James Bond film of the same name, which featured trains extensively and became the highest-grossing film of all time in the United Kingdom

 

Shirley Bassey - Dame Shirley performed at the 2013 Academy *awards on February 24, 2013 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the James Bond movie franchise

 

On 26 September 2013 "Solo", written by William Boyd, was published, set in 1969 add something

 

In October 2013 Ian Fleming Publications announced that Stephen Cole would continue the series, with the first edition scheduled to be released in Autumn 2014 add something


2014

James Bond in video games - On 7 January 2014, president and co-founder of Telltale Games Kevin Bruner has expressed an interest in making a future James Bond game if he were ever afforded the chance

 

The Expendables (film series) - This was confirmed in March 2014 by former James Bond actor Pierce Brosnan, who stated that he had agreed with Avi Lerner to star in a future "The Expendables" sequel

 

In May 2014 Stephens again played Bond, in "On Her Majesty's Secret Service", with Alfred Molina as Blofeld, and Joanna Lumley as Irma Bunt add something

 

In October 2014 it was announced that Anthony Horowitz was to write a further "Bond" book add something

 

Anthony Horowitz - In October 2014, the Ian Fleming estate announced that is has commissioned Horowitz to write the next James Bond novel, due in late 2015


2015

In 2015, David Oyelowo was selected to protray Bond in the audiobook adaptation of Anthony Horowitz's "Trigger Mortis" add something

 

Teri Hatcher - Hatcher beat out Monica Bellucci for the role of Paris Carver in the 1997 James Bond film "Tomorrow Never Dies"

 

Ben Whishaw - He is expected to return as Q in "Spectre", the 24th James Bond film, to be released in fall 2015

 

David Oyelowo - In 2015, he was selected to portray James Bond in "Trigger Mortis", written by Anthony Horowitz

 

Grupo Vidanta - In 2015, the company invested in the James Bond film Spectre whose opening scene was filmed in Mexico

 

Monica Bellucci - " Bellucci was a Bond girl in the 2015 James Bond film "Spectre," making her the oldest Bond girl in the franchise

 

The latest novel to have been released is Trigger Mortis by Anthony Horowitz, published in September 2015 add something

 

"Trigger Mortis" was released on 8 September 2015 add something

 

Writing's on the Wall (Sam Smith song) - On 8 September 2015 Sam Smith announced that he was singing the song for the James Bond film "Spectre"

 

Writing's on the Wall (Sam Smith song) - In the United Kingdom, "Writing's on the Wall" became the first James Bond theme to reach number one, on the issue dated 8 October 2015; The previous highest-charting Bond themes were Adele's "Skyfall" and Duran Duran's "A View to a Kill", which both reached number two


2016

Tom Ford - As of 2016, he is selling James Bond glasses through his label

 

James Bond (literary character) - In 2016, a BBC Radio 4 documentary explored the possibility that the character of James Bond was created by 20th Century author and mentor to Fleming, Phyllis Bottome in her 1946 novel, The Life Line

 

Nicolas Winding Refn - In July 2016, Refn revealed that he turned down the offer to direct the James Bond movie "Spectre"


2017

Daniel Craig - As of 20 February 2017, Craig is the second longest serving James Bond, surpassed only by Roger Moore

 

Scientific Games Corporation - In March 2017, Scientific Games were *awarded the James Bond franchise after reaching a deal with EON Productions Limited, Danjaq, LLC and MGM Interactive

 

Daniel Craig - On the August 15, 2017 episode of the Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Craig publicly confirmed that he will return to his role as James Bond


2018

In 2018 a James Bond museum opened atop of Austrian Alps add something

 

Daniel Craig - In April 2018, Daniel Craig confirmed to Associated Press that the untitled 25th James Bond film will be his next project, serving as his fifth and final performance as the eponymous character

 

The latest novel is "Forever and a Day" by Anthony Horowitz, published in May 2018 add something

 

The novel, based on unpublished material from Fleming, was released on 31 May 2018 add something