Did You Know Gaming? - Goldeneye 007
I’ve never heard most of this stuff, but I am probably the most surprised to hear multiplayer was snuck in within the last month and a half of work. That was the game.
The un-plugging and re-plugging in the Rumble Pack to reload is genius. Wish that made it in.
Mendes spoke to Empire:
It has been a very difficult decision not to accept Michael and Barbara’s very generous offer to direct the next Bond movie. Directing Skyfall was one of the best experiences of my professional life, but I have theatre and other commitments, including productions of Charlie And The Chocolate Factory and King Lear, that need my complete focus over the next year and beyond.
Damn. Skyfall will be a tough act for any director to follow.
You know, Quentin Tarantino has always wanted to direct a Bond film. And he did not like Skyfall. He ruled out the possibility a couple months ago, but J.J. Abrams also ruled out doing Star Wars once upon a time…
Stunning James Bond book covers by Michael Gillette, featuring classic Bond Girls such as Vesper Lynd, Honey Rider and Tracy Bond in vintage pinup form. This was released for Ian Fleming’s 100th birthday in 2008 in a (tragically) limited run by Penguin.
“Yes, I thought Casino Royale was tremendous. I thought his action was quite extraordinary—he did more action in the first 30 seconds of the film than I did in 14 years of playing Bond. To me, he looks like a killer. He looks as though he knows what he’s doing. I look as though I might cheat at backgammon.”
Roger Moore, speaking with Glen Levy of Time about Daniel Craig.
This is immediately after he declared Craig the Bond after seeing Skyfall.
[via Daring Fireball]
I don’t know why I already find this image so iconic. But I do.