Bond’s number is up: black female actor ‘is the new 007’

Daniel Craig retains title role but 25th instalment in the franchise reveals codename has been reassigned to British actor Lashana Lynch While James Bond in the next film, the franchise is set for a shake-up, with reports claiming that black British actor Lashana Lynch has been cast as 007 taking over Bonds secret agent number after his character leaves MI6. The Mail has quoted from an anonymous movie insider, who says that the 25th film opens with Bond (Craig), retired in Jamaica, being called back to action to fight a new villain. There is a pivotal scene at the start of the film where M says, Come in 007, and in walks Lashana who is black, beautiful and a woman, …

Bond film delayed again after Daniel Craig hurt

Shooting suspended after star injured his ankle, adding another setback for the spy franchise Production on the latest Bond film has been delayed again, after star Daniel Craig injured his ankle while filming an action sequence in Jamaica. in 2006 he had two teeth knocked out while making Casino Royale, hurt his knee in 2015 during the shoot for Spectre. Phoebe Waller-Bridge. It is not thought that Craigs injury will affect the films opening date. Originally scheduled for release in November 2019, the film is now due to premiere in April 2020.

Triple Frontier review military vets steal big in solid Netflix action thriller

Machismo and money intersect in a glossy, mostly compelling film about a high-stakes heist in South America, starring Ben Affleck and Oscar Isaac At this stage, given their ever-increasing prolificacy, the very definition of what a Netflix original movie is has become a bit foggy. Unlike a smaller independent, whose library of titles might share surface-level similarities, the streaming giant has morphed into a bigger studio, churning out films across all genres, trying to do it all and sometimes, just sometimes, actually succeeding. Its latest, and one of its biggest to date, is Triple Frontier, an action thriller that feels very much like a glossy theatrical release, and one whose messy route through development hell reveals that for a long …