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Bond Starting to Feel a Little 'Bland'

Critics agree 'Spectre' can't compete with 'Skyfall'

(Newser) - Daniel Craig's lack of, um, warmth regarding his role as 007 may come across in his fourth and probably final James Bond flick, Spectre . Thought critics aren't exactly bashing it, the film isn't getting anything close to the kind reviews that Skyfall did back in 2012. Here'... More »

Daniel Craig Really Not Into 007 Anymore

Gives some interesting interview responses while promoting 'Spectre'

(Newser) - Daniel Craig has already made it clear that he'd rather slit his wrists than play James Bond again , and his lack of enthusiasm for his role as 007 continues to shine through as he makes the interview rounds for the latest flick, Spectre. Consider these lines from an interview... More »

Daniel Craig: I'd Rather Slit My Wrists Than Play 007 Again

Another James Bond movie? No. Hell no

(Newser) - Daniel Craig has said he wants to move on from the James Bond franchise and that, for now, he would rather slit his wrists than do another Bond movie. In an interview with Time Out magazine, in which he was asked whether he could imagine doing another Bond film, Craig... More »

New James Bond Film Gets a Name

It's 'Spectre,' and cast is also announced

(Newser) - The 24th James Bond film, out Oct. 23 in the UK and Nov. 6 in the US, has a title and a cast. Both were announced live today from London's Pinewood Studios, the 007 franchise's British studio home, as principal photography on the movie is set to start... More »

10 Celebrity Couples You Never Knew About

Really? Charlie Sheen dated Robin Wright?

(Newser) - "Really? They were together?" That'll probably be your reaction to these celebrity couples rounded up by ETOnline . A sampling:
  • Not only did Charlie Sheen date Winona Ryder, he says he picked her stage name. She was born Winona Horowitz, but while listening to "Riders on the Storm"
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Bond Soars in Record $87.8M Debut

'Skyfall' scores franchise's best opening weekend

(Newser) - The sky's the limit for James Bond's Skyfall: The 23rd Bond film hauled in a franchise-record $87.8 million in its first weekend at US theaters. According to distributor Sony, adding $2.2 million from Thursday night previews at large-format theaters, Skyfall has taken in $90 million domestically.... More »

Skyfall Is Bond at His Best

Daniel Craig is back and better than ever in Sam Mendes film

(Newser) - Daniel Craig's return as James Bond is a triumphant one. Skyfall, directed by Sam Mendes, contains plenty of the action-packed elements we've come to expect from 007—but also has some serious heart, critics say:
  • "The latest addition to the Bond canon goes beyond thrilling into chilling
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Big Bird, Bond Hit SNL

Lots of fodder from the presidential debate

(Newser) - Big Bird rode Mitt Romney's debate crack all the way to a guest appearance on SNL's "Weekend Update" last night, wryly telling Seth Meyers he'd gotten "a million tweets" about the mention, reports the AP . The segment followed a Cold Open in which Barack Obama... More »

Daniel Craig: The Worst Thing About Being Bond...

Is he can't go skinny-dipping

(Newser) - Playing an iconic character like James Bond certainly has its perks, we're sure—but for Daniel Craig, it also reins in his social life. "Back in the day, you could go and have a drink in the bar, get drunk, fall over, have a good time, relax, whatever,... More »

Seth MacFarlane to Host SNL's Season Premiere

Daniel Craig gets show No. 3

(Newser) - Saturday Night Live's cast may still be a work in progress after the departures of Kristen Wiig and Andy Samberg, but the show is at least lining up its hosts for season No. 38. Seth MacFarlane, the Family Guy creator who just made his directorial debut with Ted, will... More »

No Longer Shaken? James Bond Goes Heineken

Plus: 007 now a Heineken man?

(Newser) - James Bond is no longer exclusively a martini man: The super-spy will be swilling Heineken in at least one scene in upcoming 007 flick Skyfall, according to a surprising report from Advertising Age. It's part of an advertising push by the beer maker; Daniel Craig's Bond will also... More »

14 Secret Celeb Weddings

Natalie Portman and Benjamin Millepied aren't the only ones

(Newser) - Natalie Portman got secretly married to Benjamin Millepied—at least, according to her jeweler —but it turns out she's not the only one in Tinseltown who can keep her mouth shut and her wedding private. The Frisky rounds up 13 more secret Hollywood marriages:
  • Daniel Craig and Rachel
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Dragon Tattoo Looks Good, Lacks Depth

Daniel Craig, Rooney Mara star in David Fincher's adaptation

(Newser) - David Fincher's adaptation of The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo is a mostly faithful retelling of Stieg Larsson's novel: A young hacker and a journalist team up to solve the mystery of a girl's disappearance. The film is visually impressive, and Rooney Mara is compelling—but the... More »

Kourtney, Scott Expecting Again

Plus, Daniel Craig goes off on the entire family

(Newser) - Poor Kim: Not only have her fairy tale dreams been shattered … now she also has to deal with a joyfully pregnant sister while she goes through divorce proceedings. Yep, Kourtney Kardashian and boyfriend Scott Disick are expecting again. "Now I'm nine weeks along. You're supposed to... More »

23rd Bond Flick Starts Filming

'Skyfall' matches up Daniel Craig with Javier Bardem

(Newser) - James Bond is back for a 23rd time in Skyfall, which begins filming today and will be out next year after a four-year gap in the 007 franchise. Daniel Craig will reprise his role as the super spy for the third time, going up against Javier Bardem as the villain.... More »

Cowboys & Aliens a Bore

Daniel Craig, Harrison Ford can't quite save it

(Newser) - You’d think a movie called Cowboys and Aliens could at least hold your attention--but though the acting is good, there’s not much else to keep things interesting.
  • The film is “chockfull of elements from classic oaters—a posse, a dusty round-up, saloon stand-offs—as well as monster
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Daniel Craig, Rachel Weisz Marry

Quiet ceremony in New York had just four in attendance

(Newser) - James Bond meets The Mummy—sort of. Rather, Daniel Craig quietly married Rachel Weisz in a small ceremony in New York, with just four witnesses, including the stars' two children from previous relationships, reports the Daily Mail . Craig and Weisz married Wednesday, after dating since last year. "They are... More »

Daniel Craig Up for Third Bond

But who will be his babe this time around?

(Newser) - Relax, girls. Daniel Craig of the soulful eyes, tormented heart, and pecs-to-die-for will be James Bond again. He'll star in the 23rd Bond flick, the third turn for Craig, 42, who has already manhandled his way through Casino Royale and Quantum of Solace. Now the big question is, who will... More »

MGM Troubles Stop 007

Producers blame uncertainty about studio's future

(Newser) - MGM's massive debt has done what Goldfinger, Scaramanga, et al couldn't: Stop James Bond in his tracks. The next 007 movie starring heart-stopper Daniel Criag has been suspended indefinitely because of the studio's financial woes and uncertainty about its future, the BBC reports. MGM owes $3.7 billion and has... More »

Get the Freaking Phone! Jackman Stops Play for Fan's Cell

Actor steps out of character to confront audience member

(Newser) - Don't mess with the wolverine. Miffed Hugh Jackman stopped his Broadway play in its tracks to tell an audience member to turn off his cell phone. Jackman suddenly pulled out of character and asked the errant cell-phone user: "Do you want to get that?" while the the gadget rang.... More »

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