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  1. Belvedere announces partnership with James Bond

    PRESS RELEASE – DECEMBER 16 2014,
    LONDON, UK

    Belvedere, the world’s original luxury vodka, is delighted to collaborate with Albert R. Broccoli’s EON Productions, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios, and Sony Pictures Entertainment to promote SPECTRE, the highly anticipated 24th installment of the James Bond series, due for global release on November 6, 2015.

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    Limited Edition Belvedere Bottle 1/100

    Belvedere will release two custom made, limited edition bottles to celebrate Bond’s vodka martini ‘Shaken not Stirred’, and its partnership with the 24th Bond adventure, SPECTRE. In an unprecedented move, Belvedere has replaced the iconic Belvedere Palace with the famous MI6 headquarters. Belvedere’s signature blue palette will be switched for a distinctive green, mirroring the secret spy agency’s ink of choice, creating a truly memorable collector’s edition of 100 bottles. A 007 twist will also be applied to Belvedere’s iconic Silver Sabre bottles, known for their cutting edge, metallic aesthetic and illuminating technology.

     

    Belvedere’s SPECTRE marketing program will include a global advertising campaign and a wide range of promotion and activation rights around the film. The marketing campaign will be launched as of February 2015, with a strong focus of efforts in on-premise establishments and retail stores across multiple countries. Belvedere is the vodka of choice for tastemakers who Know the Difference, echoing the award-winning campaign promoting knowledgeable choices.

    President of Belvedere Vodka, Charles Gibb states: “James Bond is recognised as the most admired and influential tastemaker in the world. We’re delighted that Belvedere will be partnering with SPECTRE, our largest global partnership to date.”

    Dwight Caines, president of Theatrical Marketing for Sony Pictures, said: “James Bond’s cool attitude and stylish sophistication have always gone hand-in-hand with his choice of vodka martini. Belvedere is a perfect match.”

    Excellent choice, Mr. Bond

    CommanderBond.net attended the official launch party in Covent Garden, London. More to follow.

    Paul Dunphy @ 2014-12-16
  2. Joint statement by James Bond fansite editors

     

    Regarding the leaking of the confidential SONY PICTURES ENTERTAINMENT correspondence and ‘SPECTRE’ script drafts 

     

    As editors of the websites ‘James Bond Brasil’ (www.jamesbondbrasil.com), ‘James Bond-magasinet’ (www.jamesbondnorge.no), ‘The Bond Bulletin’ (thebondbulletin.blogspot.de) as well as the James Bond Club Germany (www.james-bond-club.de), we, Marcos Kontze, Morten Steingrimsen, Benjamin Lind and Andreas Pott wish to state, that we will not publish or write about any information that has been circulating in media and on the web, and has been illegally obtained from Sony Pictures Entertainment in the recent hacker attack.

     

    Furthermore, we refuse to comment on the content and nature of the above mentioned informations, to divulge this content in any form or respond to any queries regarding to it.

     

    The intention of our websites and the content published within is to inform other Bond Fans about current developments, events and stories from the James Bond universe and not to damage the people who put a lot of work and effort into the making of the Bond Films that we all love and admire. We feel that enough damage and disrespect has been done and sincerely wish Sony Pictures Entertainment, MGM and EON Productions that a swift resolution of the matter can be achieved.

     

    Marcos Kontze – Editor, ‘James Bond Brasil’

     

    Morten Steingrimsen – Editor, ‘James Bond-magasinet’

     

    Benjamin Lind – Editor, ‘The Bond Bulletin’ & ‘Adviser of James Bond Club Germany’

     

    Andreas Pott – President of the ‘James Bond Club Germany’

     

    David Winter - Editor of ‘CommanderBond.net’

     

    The team of CommanderBond.net hereby supports the spirit of this initiative. Crew and members of our site appeal to the loyalty of all Bond fans to the series to do likewise.

     

    Helmut Schierer @ 2014-12-14
  3. Important EON Productions statement on SPECTRE

    EON PRODUCTIONS, the producers of the James Bond films, learned this morning that an early version of the screenplay for the new Bond film SPECTRE is amongst the material stolen and illegally made public by hackers who infiltrated the Sony Pictures Entertainment computer system.
    Eon Productions is concerned that third parties who have received the stolen screenplay may seek to publish it or its contents. The screenplay for SPECTRE is the confidential information of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios and Danjaq, LLC, and is protected by the laws of copyright in the United Kingdom and around the world. It may not (in whole or in part) be published, reproduced, disseminated or otherwise utilised by anyone who obtains a copy of it. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios and Danjaq LLC will take all necessary steps to protect their rights against the persons who stole the screenplay, and against anyone who makes infringing uses of it or attempts to take commercial advantage of confidential property it knows to be stolen.

     

    http://www.007.com/statement-on-spectre/

    Helmut Schierer @ 2014-12-14
  4. Shooting “SPECTRE” – Day One

    Although there are several reports that “Spectre” had already started shooting with a few days in Morocco, today, December 8th, marks the official start of principal photography.

    And here is, what we hope will be updated with more photos regularly, the first clapper (and a little hint?):

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    Bond´s office?

    Stefan Rogall @ 2014-12-08
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    BOND 24 is called “SPECTRE”

    The official press release:

    James Bond returns next year in SPECTRE. Announced today at Pinewood Studios by Director Sam Mendes, returning cast members Daniel Craig, Ralph Fiennes, Ben Whishaw, Naomie Harris and Rory Kinnear will be joined by Christoph Waltz, Léa Seydoux, Monica Bellucci, David Bautista and Andrew Scott. Locations for SPECTRE will include Pinewood London, Mexico City, Rome, Tangier and Erfoud, Morocco. Bond is also back in the snow, this time in Sölden, Austria as well as other locations Obertilliach and Lake Altausee. The 24th Bond outing will also see a brand new Aston Martin designed specially for this film, called the DB10. SPECTRE is out on 6th November 2015.

     

    The official teaser poster:

     

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    Stefan Rogall @ 2014-12-04
  6. Watch the Bond 24 announcement live on CBn

     

    Schedule (all times GMT):
    10.50: Introduction
    11.00: Beginning of live announcement
    11:07: Presumed end of live announcement
    11:15: Photocall with leading actors and director

     

    Attention! To watch the live stream in Germany, please use this link:

    http://edge1.streamingtank.tv/mission/547ff9dd186d6bd60d678aab/

    Heiko Baumann @ 2014-12-04
  7. BOND 24 title and cast will be revealed on Thursday!

    Finally, the wait will be over.

    On Thursday, December 4th, the title and the cast of BOND 24 will be revealed, live from Pinewood studios, at this time of day:

    3am – Los Angeles
    6am – New York
    9am – Rio de Janeiro
    11am – London
    12pm – Paris, Berlin, Rome
    2pm – Moscow
    3pm – Dubai
    4.30pm – Delhi
    7pm – Beijing
    10pm – Sydney

    See the whole story here:

    https://www.facebook.com/JamesBond007GB/photos/a.175707369188755.40681.167093060050186/771222172970602/?type=1&pnref=story

    Stefan Rogall @ 2014-12-02
  8. Christoph Waltz signed for BOND 24 as “nemesis”?

    The “Daily Mail”´s Baz Bamigboye has apparently revealed another important cast member of BOND 24: Two-time Oscar winner Christoph Waltz (“Inglorious Basterds”, “Django Unchained”).  He is supposed to play a “nemesis” for Bond (hey, didn´t write John Logan a movie with that title?), and the cunning nature of that character seems to be a wonderful fit for Waltz since he has demonstrated time and again how well he can play that kind of role.

    Bamigboye´s track record is pretty good – so this rumor seems to be solid.  Which would result in another German-speaking actor becoming the opponent in a Bond film – and after Javier Bardem another Oscar winner.  Coincidence?  Nah…

    See the whole story here: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-2833780/BAZ-BAMIGBOYE-Tarantino-villain-Bond-s-cunning-nemesis.html

    Stefan Rogall @ 2014-11-14
  9. Léa Sedoux rumored to be female lead in BOND 24

    Bond connaisseur Baz Bamigboye broke the news in the Daily Mail that French star actrice Léa Sedoux will play opposite Daniel Craig in BOND 24.

    Sedoux has become an international star after her Cannes winner “Blue is the warmest color” and starring in Quentin Tarantino´s “Inglourious Basterds”, Brad Bird´s “Mission: Impossible 4: Ghost Protocol” and Woody Allen´s “Midnight in Paris”.  Details about her role are still under wraps – but rumor has it she is playing a femme fatale.  Hey, aren´t femmes always fatale for Bond?

    Stefan Rogall @ 2014-10-10
  10. Anthony Horowitz to write new James Bond novel

    Anthony-HorowitzIn an interview with The Guardian earlier this year, bestselling author Anthony Horowitz stated that he’d love to write an adult James Bond novel. Looks like his wish came true, as IFP today announced him as exactly that: the author of the new adult James Bond novel. A worldwide release date has been fixed for September 8th 2015, and it’ll be based on “previously unseen material written by Ian Fleming” – an unused screen treatment for an episode of Ian Flemings planned James Bond TV series named “Murder on Wheels”.

    continue reading…

    Heiko Baumann @ 2014-10-01
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