A new four-part drama based on the life of James Bond creator Ian Fleming will be digging up some of the author’s darkest secrets. The series will be focusing on his covert ops involvement during World War II, but perhaps more interesting to most, his expulsion from army college and womanizing.
Don’t have enough time to read (or re-read) all 12 of Ian Fleming‘s James Bond novels before Skyfall is released in theatres? Well, no worries. Author/comedian Charlie Higson has condensed all of the novels into 140-character tweets. As an example, here are his tweets about both the short story and film based on Quantum of […]
After decades of speculations, the debate over who Ian Fleming based the James Bond character on – WWII Wing Commander Forest “Tommy” Yeo-Thomas. “Tommy” very much enjoyed the company of women – or several of them – and was ruthless in pursuit of his enemies. Yeo-Thomas parachuted into (the then-occupied) France three times before he […]
Duncan Jones has signed on to direct the biopic based on the life of Ian Fleming before he ever penned the James Bond series. Jones had this to say about the project, “Fleming lived through one of the most perilous periods in world history, in a position that allowed him a unique vantage point of […]
Amazon announced that it has purchased the North American rights to the James Bond novels by Ian Fleming. It’s reportedly a ten-year deal where Amazon will get the rights to both the print books and the eBooks. James Bond print books have sold over 100 million copies worlwide.
James Bond is going back to the ’60s in a new official 007 novel that will be penned by William Boyd. The British novelist told Reuters that he will be put his Cold War espionage knowledge to use when he writes the Ian Fleming-created character.
James Bond puts down the Martini for a nice cold Heineken?! Yes, it appears as if commercialism is running rampant over Ian Fleming‘s classic franchise, as Bond (portrayed by Daniel Craig) will be taking a sip of a beer in at least one scene in the new Bond flick “Skyfall.”
The estate of Ian Fleming has signed a new 10 year deal with the Random House Group imprint Vintage to publish his 14 James Bond books along with two non-fiction books. This will be a return home for James Bond, where Casino Royale was originally published in 1953.
British author Ian Fleming is the creator of the fictional British spy James Bond – a series he wrote from 1953 until his death in 1964. Fleming is responsible for 12 novels and 9 short stories featuring the James Bond character. The James Bond book series would go on to become one of the greatest […]