Bond Bosses Stay Silent On Brosnan Rumours

Subscribe James Bond

LATEST: JAMES BOND producers are refusing to confirm actress DAME JUDI DENCH's claim that PIERCE BROSNAN will play 007 in CASINO ROYALE, despite being fired from the franchise.

Dench, who has played Bond's boss M in the last four films, insists fans shouldn't be expecting a new face, contradicting reports both CLIVE OWEN and DANIEL CRAIG are being secretly groomed as the next spy after bosses sacked Brosnan last year (04).

However, production company EON are remaining tight-lipped about Dench's revelation.

A spokesperson says, "No cast members, locations or release dates can be confirmed."

Today (27APR05) British newspaper the DAILY MIRROR quoted Dench as saying, "Despite the fact that everyone on the face of the earth has been tested as his (Brosnan) possible replacement, he'll be doing it again, and it'll be announced come summer (05)."

Brosnan recently admitted he was devastated when movie bosses told him his services were no longer required.

27/04/2005 17:29


Tags: James Bond - Pierce Brosnan - Casino Royale - Clive Owen - Daniel Craig

Subscribe James Bond

More James Bond

Christoph Waltz Set For Role He Was Born To Play: Bond Villain.

You don't often find a two-time Oscar winner turning to the gadgets, cars and martinis of the Bond franchise, though it seems Christoph Waltz is...

Lea Seydoux Reportedly Cast In Upcoming 'Bond 24' Movie

Lea Seydoux has reportedly been cast in the next James Bond movie. Filming for the currently untitled 24th Bond movie is set to begin in...

Denzel Washington Not Campaigning to Play Bond (But Probably Would)

Denzel Washington has clarified his comments about playing James Bond after Daniel Craig relinquishes the role in a couple of years' time. The Training Day...

Stunning Location for 'Skyfall' Now Blighted With Fly-Tipping

Glen Etive in Lochaber, the stunning location used in the James Bond movie Skyfall, is now a hot spot for the dumping of rubbish. A...


Recent James Bond Films Have Been Geared Towards Asian Audiences, Says John Cleese

John Cleese, who played James Bond’s gadget man Q in 2002’s Die Another Day, has claimed that filmmakers are more interested in the Britsh Spy’s...

Everything You Need To Know About Christopher Lee's Metal Covers Album

He’s been the evil wizard Saruman in one of the biggest grossing blockbuster franchises of all time. He’s played Dracula on almost a dozen occasions,...

Next Bond Villain Chiwetel Ejiofor: His Career So Far

12 Years a Slave may have finally brought Chiwetel Ejiofor the worldwide recognition he deserved, but now the actor is reported to be taking on...

'12 Years A Slave' Actor Chiwetel Ejiofor Set For Bond Villain Role

The Oscar-nominated star of 12 Years A Slave, Chiwetel Ejiofor, is likely to become the next James Bond villain, according to Variety. The trade magazine...



James Bond Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on James Bond

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All