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Ryan Reynolds in ‘Highlander’ remake


June 29th, 2012 - 5:42 am ICT by IANS
London, June 29 (IANS) Actor Ryan Reynolds has been roped in to star in the remake of 1986 movie "Highlander".The Canadian star will play protagonist Scotsman Connor MacLeod in a ... Read more...

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I want to be ‘James Bond’: Idris Elba


October 1st, 2011 - 10:57 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 1 (IANS) Actor Idris Elba says he is keen to take on the role of James Bond but does not want to be called as first "black ... Read more...

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Sir Sean Connery dumps public life for golf


April 8th, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 08 (ANI): Sir Sean Connery, who has confirmed that he will no longer make official public appearances except on the golf course, has drawn well wishers from Scotland's political arena. ... Read more...

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US man watches 25 James Bond films in 3 days to find out best 007


April 6th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 6 (ANI): A man and his friends in America decided to watch all 25 James Bond films, including the three "non-canon entries", to find out which 007 is the best.Brad ... Read more...

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Sean Connery prefers golf to being guest of honour at Tartan Week


April 4th, 2011 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 4 (ANI): Scottish actor Sir Sean Connery has chosen to play golf instead of attending the Tartan Week in New York as a guest of honour.Connery, 80, has been a ... Read more...

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Never-before-seen photos of James Bond revealed after 50 yrs


February 12th, 2011 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 12 (ANI): A series of unseen photographs clicked by celebrity photographer Terry O'Neill has been discovered after 50 years.Found during a search of the famed photographer's archive of pictures, one ... Read more...

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Connery says no to Bond’s 50th anniversary celebrations


January 31st, 2011 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 31 (IANS) "James Bond" movie bosses were left disappointed after veteran actor Sean Connery declined an invitation to the 50th anniversary celebrations of the superspy series next year.The ... Read more...

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Connery gets bronze statue in Estonia


January 28th, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 28 (IANS) Veteran actor Sean Connery has been honoured with his own bronze statue in Tallinn, Estonia.The statue of the screen legend was unveiled outside the whiskey sampling society ... Read more...

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Now, fly a James Bond-style water-powered jetpack!


January 28th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 28 (ANI): Now, James Bond fans can 'fly' just like Sean Connery on a JetLev-Flyer - only if they have 175,000 dollars to spare.The jetpack, which is propelled by water ... Read more...

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Japan’s Mount Shinomoedake volcano erupts


January 27th, 2011 - 10:17 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tokyo, Jan 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Mount Shinomoedake volcano has erupted once again. The last time it has erupted was in 2008. Prior to that it was active in 1959 and 1979.The recent ... Read more...

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Sir Michael Caine thanks France for the wrong award


January 7th, 2011 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 07 (ANI): Sir Michael Caine recently became a Commander of the Order of Arts and Letters in France.But he mistakenly thought he had received the Legion of Honour, ... Read more...

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Will Smith: Will He Be The Next Robin Hood?


December 8th, 2010 - 7:49 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
And surprisingly, they have reportedly offered the lead role to 'Hitch' star Will Smith, who turned down their offer to play Neo in their sci-fi movie 'The Matrix'.There is a report ... Read more...

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‘Empire Strikes Back’ director Irvin Kershner dies aged 87


November 30th, 2010 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 30 (ANI): Irvin Kershner, who directed the 'Star Wars' sequel 'The Empire Strikes Back' and James Bond film 'Never Say Never Again', died at his home in Los Angeles. He ... Read more...

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James Bond gun auction sets world record


November 26th, 2010 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 26 (IANS) A pistol held by veteran star Sean Connery in a poster for "From Russia With Love" has sold for a whopping $415,875 at an auction here, setting a ... Read more...

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Sean Connery, wife to deposit multi-million dollar bond


November 21st, 2010 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 21 (IANS) Veteran actor Sean Connery and his wife Micheline Roquebrune are among 26 people who have been ordered by a Spanish court to deposit a combined bond of $82 ... Read more...

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Sean Connery ordered to pay millions in probe into Spanish property fraud


November 20th, 2010 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 20 (ANI): Former James Bond Sean Connery has been asked to pay a 51-million-pound bond or face an investigation into a land deal.A judge has ordered the legendary actor, 80, ... Read more...

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Ford to reprise role in ‘Indiana Jones 5′


November 11th, 2010 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 10 (IANS) Veteran actor Harrison Ford is set to reprise his Indiana Jones role for the fifth time.The 68-year-old actor will once again be seen playing the role of archaeologist ... Read more...

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Sir Sean Connery’s nude painting found among late artist’s works


November 5th, 2010 - 11:16 am ICT by ANI
London, Nov 05 (ANI): A nude painting of 'James Bond' star Sir Sean Connery has been found in a Scottish Borders artist's unseen collection.It was painted in 1951 when the Academy Award ... Read more...

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New Bond writer to turn superspy into Afghan war veteran


November 2nd, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 02 (ANI): Jeffery Deaver, the author commissioned to pen the next James Bond adventure, has plans to make his superspy a 30-year-old Afghanistan veteran.Deaver's untitled new James Bond novel ... Read more...

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James Bond’s Aston Martin Fetches 2.6 million Pounds!


October 29th, 2010 - 8:16 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 29, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): In 1964, when Sean Connery drove the silver Aston Martin DB5 sports car in the James Bond film Goldfinger, he would have never imagined that the ... Read more...

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James Bond’s Aston Martin Sells for 2.6m Pounds at Auction


October 28th, 2010 - 11:10 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Dubbed as the ‘most famous car in the world” the Aston Martin DB5, which was driven by Sir Sean Connery before he was a “Sir”, back when ... Read more...

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James Bond’s Aston Martin sold for 2.53 million pounds


October 28th, 2010 - 8:14 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Oct 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The James Bond hi-tech car that was driven by Sean Connery in the James Bond movies "Goldfinger" (1964) and "Thunderball" (1965) has been sold for £2.53 ... Read more...

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James Bond’s Aston Martin DB5 Sold In London Auction


October 28th, 2010 - 7:17 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez London, Oct 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The sleek 1964 Aston Martin DB5, which was driven by Sir Sean Connery while he edged the character of James Bond, went on auction on ... Read more...

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Aston Martin Used By James Bond Fetches 2.6 Million Pounds At The Auction


October 28th, 2010 - 6:59 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
October 28, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The silver colored Aston Martin made famous when it shared the screen with Sean Connery in the Bond movie ‘Goldfinger’ of 1964 and ‘Thunderball’ ... Read more...

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James Bond Aston Martin Expected to Fetch $5M at Auction


October 28th, 2010 - 1:06 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The silver Aston Martin DB5 which was made famous by the character ‘James Bond’ in the movies ‘Goldfinger’ and ‘Thunderball’ is going to auction in London this week, ... Read more...

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James Bond’s iconic Aston Martin up for grabs


October 27th, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 27 (ANI): The iconic Aston Martin used in two James Bond movies is set to go under the hammer in London and is expected to fetch over 3 million pounds.The ... Read more...

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Bruce Willis ‘regrets working in a dozen movies’


October 21st, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct 21 (ANI): Bruce Willis confessed that he regrets working about a dozen films of his career and should have avoided some roles."About a dozen. I'd love to strike them ... Read more...

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Sean Connery Absent From Court


October 16th, 2010 - 7:05 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
October 16, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Sean Connery, the former 007 star, who’s enthralled audiences with his amazing screen presence as James Bond, was absent from court on Friday, the 15th ... Read more...

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Sean Connery Fails to Appear in Spanish Court


October 16th, 2010 - 1:48 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sean Connery did not show up for his scheduled appearance in a Marbella court today, despite the fact that he and his wife here both supposed to be ... Read more...

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Freeman to be honoured with AFI lifetime achievement award


October 12th, 2010 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 12 (IANS) Oscar winning actor Morgan Freeman is to be honoured with the American Film Institute's (AFI) Lifetime Achievement Award next year.Contactmusic.com reports, his career will be celebrated at a ... Read more...

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Spanish court summons Sean Connery in corruption case


October 8th, 2010 - 6:08 am ICT by IANS
Malaga (Spain), Oct 8 (IANS/EFE) Former "James Bond" actor Sean Connery and his wife have been ordered to give statements in a court in Spain in a municipal corruption case, judicial officials ... Read more...

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When Robin Williams felt the wrath of Sir Sean Connery


October 3rd, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 3 (ANI): Robin Williams has admitted that Sir Sean Connery once flew into a rage when a pal poked fun at the Scottish actor's accent.The funnyman met the Bond legend ... Read more...

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Real James Bond ’sneaked into communist Russia in school uniform’


September 27th, 2010 - 3:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 27 (ANI): Sean Connery and Pierce Brosnan may have blown up enemy tanks and carried out covert operations while playing James Bond, but the real 007 spy was no less ... Read more...

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Harrison Ford eager to rope in Sean Connery for Indiana Jones 5


September 15th, 2010 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 15, (ANI): Harrison Ford is trying to convince Sean Connery to return as his dad in Indiana Jones 5.The Bond legend has said he will not make any more films.However, ... Read more...

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Ford wants Connery in ‘Indiana Jones 5′


September 15th, 2010 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 15 (IANS) Hollywood star Harrison Ford is eager to rope in veteran Sean Connery for "Indiana Jones 5". Ford is persuading Connery to once again play his father Henry Jones Snr ... Read more...

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