“James Bond” Creator’s Womanizing Revealed in New Series

Written by Dan Malone on Sunday, January 20th, 2013

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.


James Bond Novels in 140 Character or Less Tweets

Written by Jenny Brady on Saturday, October 27th, 2012

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 […]


The Man Who Inspired James Bond

Written by Dan Malone on Tuesday, September 25th, 2012

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 […]


Ian Fleming Biopic Gets Director

Written by Dan Malone on Sunday, May 20th, 2012

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 […]


Fleming Wanted Hitchcock To Direct Bond

Written by Dan Malone on Saturday, May 19th, 2012

A secret telegram has been found that revealed that James Bond creator Ian Fleming had a preference for a director for the first Bond film (which at the time was going to be Thunderball).


Amazon Gets North American Rights To Ian Fleming’s James Bond Backlist

Written by Dan Malone on Tuesday, April 17th, 2012

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.


William Boyd To Write Next 007 Novel

Written by Dan Malone on Thursday, April 12th, 2012

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: “Get your hands off my Heinie!”

Written by Ella Thomson on Tuesday, April 3rd, 2012

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.”


James Bond Signs 10 Year Deal With Random House

Written by Brandon Williams on Thursday, March 15th, 2012

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.


Order of Ian Fleming Books

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 […]