Lashana Lynch on making history as 007 in 'No Time to Die'
"No Time to Die" Portrait Session Lashana Lynch poses for a portrait to promote the film "No Time to Die" on Sunday, Oct. 3, 2021, in New York. Lynch would be the first Black woman to play a 00 agent in the six decades of James Bond movies. Not only that, Lynch’s character, Nomi, takes the codename 007, with Daniel Craig’s James Bond AWOL and out of the British Secret Service. “Auditioning for a mysterious film and a mysterious character turned into a possible Bond film and mysterious character,” Lynch recalls. I think she’s a big star.”Before Craig took over Bond, Lynch says, she had had little relationship to the Bond films.wftv.com
From 007 to Macbeth: Daniel Craig plots return to Broadway
Craig will return to Broadway in the fall 2022 as Macbeth with Negga making her Broadway debut playing Lady Macbeth. “Macbeth” will play the Lyceum Theatre starting March 29, 2022 with an opening set for April 28. Craig will return to Broadway in 2022 as Macbeth in a revival of Williams Shakespeare's tragedy, with Ruth Negga making her Broadway debut playing Lady Macbeth. Craig also starred opposite Hugh Jackman in 2009's “A Steady Rain.” Gold directed Craig in a 2016 off-Broadway production of “Othello” alongside David Oyelowo. It will mark the second high-profile “Macbeth” after Joel Coen’s Shakespeare adaptation “The Tragedy of Macbeth,” starring Denzel Washington and Frances McDormand.wftv.com
No Time to Die: Prince Charles, the Duchess of Cornwall and the Cambridges arrive at James Bond premiere
The Prince of Wales, the Duchess of Cornwall and the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have arrived at the world premiere of the new Bond film No Time To Die, in a rare joint royal engagement on the red carpet.news.yahoo.com
Who will be the next James Bond? Producer says search won’t start until 2022
When will we find out who will be replacing Daniel Craig as James Bond? “He enabled us to explore the emotional life of Bond, to go deeply into the personal complexity of the character.”Actors who portrayed Bond before Craig’s casting included Sean Connery, George Lazenby, Roger Moore, Timothy Dalton and Pierce Brosnan, each with multiple Bond films in their filmography. David Niven played Bond in “Casino Royale” released in 1967, but it is not one of the Bond official films and IMDB considers that film a spoof. Some have suggested that a woman could take over the Bond role, but earlier this year, Broccoli said that “James Bond is a male character. And I’m sort of in denial, I would love for Daniel to continue forever,” Broccoli said, according to Variety.wftv.com
Tanya Roberts, Bond girl and 'That ’70s Show' star, dies
FILE - Actress Tanya Roberts poses for photos at the grand opening of the musical comedy "The Producers" at the Paris hotel-casino in Las Vegas on Feb. 9, 2007. Roberts, who captivated James Bond in A View to a Kill and had roles on Charlies Angels and That 70s Show, died Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)NEW YORK – Tanya Roberts, who captivated James Bond in “A View to a Kill,” appeared in the final season of “Charlie’s Angels” and later played Midge Pinciotti in the sitcom “That ’70s Show,” has died in Los Angeles. Roberts' death Sunday was announced by her publicist, Mike Pingel. Roberts also appeared in such fantasy adventure films as “The Beastmaster” and “Hearts and Armour.” She replaced Shelly Hack in “Charlie’s Angels,” joining Jaclyn Smith and Cheryl Ladd as third Angel Julie.
James Bond film ‘No Time To Die’ pushed again, to 2021
The release of the James Bond film “No Time To Die” has been delayed again, this time to 2021, because of the effects of COVID-19 on the theatrical business. “No Time To Die” was originally supposed to open in April 2020 but was pushed back to Nov. 12 in the U.K. and Nov. 20 in the U.S. The Walt Disney Co. last week delayed the planned 2020 releases of a handful of major movies until 2021. They include Marvel’s “Black Widow” and Steven Spielberg’s “West Side Story.” Universal delayed “Candyman” to next year. Some major releases are still planned for 2020.