In an already packed year of upcoming James Bond 007 book releases, Bond fans are going to have to make room for yet another. The Art of Bond: From Storyboard to Screen: The Creative Process Behind the James Bond Phenomenon by Laurent Bouzereau will be released in the UK and US in October 2006.
Feauring interviews with new James Bond actor Daniel Craig, Barbara Broccoli, Ken Adam, Michael G. Wilson, Martin Campbell and many others, the book will be illustrated with an ‘array of images from the exclusive Eon Archive including on-set photographs, concept artwork and original scripts,’ says the synopsis on Amazon.co.uk.
The Art of Bond: From Storyboard to Screen: The Creative Process Behind the James Bond Phenomenon will be released on 1 October 2006 in the US and on 6 October in the UK. Running at 240 pages, it will be published in hardcover by Harry N. Abrams Inc. and Boxtree respectively. Additionally, the book is currently discounted and available for pre-order for both UK and US fans (£19.80 and $25.20). The full book description follows:
The debonair and daring James Bond has captivated audiences around the world for more than 40 years, his 007 films setting the standard for movie blockbusters. The Art of Bond gives readers an insider’s look at the Bond evolution, from storyboard to screen, through all-new interviews with the series’ creative talents, as well as previously unseen art and behind-the-scenes photography from all 21 films. Actors—including the newest Bond, Daniel Craig—producers, directors, writers, and designers share their stories about the making of the films, and how their groundbreaking work has influenced other prominent filmmakers.
Published to coincide with the fall 2006 release of the newest Bond film, Casino Royale, and profusely illustrated with exclusive images from the Eon Archive, this book is a visual tribute to an incomparable cinematic icon.
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