1. James Bond Gets HD Treatment From Sky Movies

    By Devin Zydel on 2009-01-17


    James Bond fans tuning into Sky Movies in the UK will be treated to high-def 007 in the upcoming future.

    According to the Hollywood Reporter, the broadcaster has signed a new deal with MGM Studios that gives them the rights to 10 films from the series, including From Russia with Love, Goldfinger, Thunderball, Casino Royale and others.

    The deal will also make these HD-presentations of the Bond films available on the on-demand service Sky Anytime.

    Sky Movies director Ian Lewis said that Bond was the ‘ultimate movie franchise for high definition, the ultimate television experience.’

    Fans will recall that Casino Royale made its first HD television premiere on Christmas Day in 2007, following the Queen’s speech.

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