After The BFG—a Roald Dahl adaptation directed by Steven Spielberg, of all people—failed to connect at the box office, one would have thought the odds of Disney quickly announcing another Dahl property probably seemed slim. Well, that’s exactly what just happened.
After directing two installments of the franchise back to back, Sam Mendes is stepping back from James Bond. The director of Skyfall and Spectre confirmed his departure earlier today at the Hay festival, according to the Guardian.
James Bond movies are generally ridiculous, although they run the gamut from Casino Royale to Moonraker. Spectre, the new one that’s out today, is definitely one of the more ridiculous of the bunch—but holds itself with a kind of overly grim dignity, like a teenage executioner. The good news? The action sequences are…
We’re just about a month away from the newest James Bond film, Spectre, and Sony figured we could use one more trailer to raise our collective excitement just a little higher. It worked.
Many people think the most recent James Bond film, Skyfall, was one of the best. Credit for that goes largely to director Sam Mendes, who brought his Oscar-winning skills to the action franchise. He begrudgingly came back for the upcoming film, Spectre, but now says this will probably be his last one.
Live from Pinewood Studios, director Sam Mendes revealed the cast and title for the 24th James Bond movie. Coming November 6, 2015 is Spectre. We also got confirmation of some new cast members: Christoph Waltz, Andrew Scott, Dave Bautista, Monica Bellucci and Léa Seydoux. Spoilers in the form of speculation and…
Doctor Who's Rose Tyler is coming back to genre television! Billie Piper has just signed on to star in Penny Dreadful, a show set in Victorian London featuring Victor Frankenstein, Dorian Gray and other terrifying figures of gothic literature. Can she do for gothic lit what she once did for the Daleks?
On the 50th anniversary of the James Bond films, director Sam Mendes strives to make Bond brand new again — and his new movie, Skyfall, is so self-aware that the clash between old and new is at the center of it. Can an old-school agent like James Bond still exist in today's world? What's the point of a Cold War secret…
Wow, we're floored by this news — a vampire program that might actually have dramatic weight and character development? Serious drama director Sam Mendes and his Skyfallwriter John Logan are making a vampire hunter show. This could be special.
We've got four clips from the brand new James Bond movie Skyfall — and all seem to highlight the very best parts from Sam Mendes' action flick. There's a small glimpse of the gigantic opening chase scene, a few minutes of the latest Bond Girl Bérénice Marlohe, and a bit of time with the show-stealer Javier Bardem…
Two of the year's most anticipated films don't come out this summer — they're the time-traveling thriller Looper from Brick director Rian Johnson, and the new James Bond movie Skyfall. We haven't seen too many images from either film yet, but today Sony released a few ultra-high-res shots of each.
James Bond is back! The 23rd Bond film now has a name, Skyfall. Yep, that's not what we were expecting either, but at least it's a little science fiction-y, right?
The financial woes of MGM can't keep everyone's favorite international spy down. James Bond will return in 2012 with a new movie, and with Daniel Craig in the lead once again.
It's official. Daniel Craig will appear in his third James Bond film (the 23rd overall). The spy flick picks up where Quantum of Solace left off, and this time around, Sam Mendes will direct, making it even more promising.
MGM's financial troubles are keeping at least three long-awaited follow-ups in development hell: Darren Aranofsky's RoboCop, Peter Jackson's The Hobbit, and Sam Mendes' James Bond movie. There's only one solution: combine them into one blockbuster movie. Here's how!
Can the internal monologue-heavy first Hunger Games book become a decent movie? We're still not sure, but at least A-list people are getting involved — including Kick-Ass' Chloe Moretz — and everybody's calling it the possible next Twlight.
The Garth Ennis-Steve Dillion comic — about a man of the cloth, his ex-assassin girlfriend, and their Irish vampire bud — got a shot of class when Sam Mendes signed on to direct. That was nice while it lasted.