Daniel Craig, who plays  James Bond in ‘Spectre’, a masterclass in product placement. Photograph: Tobias Schwarz/AFP/Getty Images

With Spectre dominating screen space in the multiplexes, the business of how producers can leverage brand marketing spend is back in sharp focus, as B(...)

Daniel Craig (James Bond). SPECTRE is released in the UK and Ireland on 26 October. The film will be released in the US on 6 November.

Since it was announced that Léa Seydoux was to play a character named Madeleine Swann in the 24th Bond film something has been nagging at this writ(...)

Singer Sam Smith is the voice of the new Bond theme song, ‘Writing’s on the Wall’. The 23-year-old said singing the title song to ‘Spectre’, starring Daniel Craig as James Bond, was ‘one of the highlights of my career’. Photograph: @007/PA Wire

Brit-award winning singer Sam Smith has been confirmed as the voice of the new Bond theme song. The 23-year-old said singing the title song to Spec(...)

The  24th James Bond film ‘Spectre’ will feature  Monica Bellucci and Daniel Craig, pictured here on location in Italy. Photograph: Vittorio Zunino Celotto/Getty

The teaser trailer for Spectre, the 24th James Bond film, was unveiled on Friday evening to a select set of journalists in Mexico City. The Iri(...)

 British actor Daniel Graig poses during a photocall on the new James Bond movie ‘Spectre’.  An early version of the screenplay was stolen  in a cyberattack. Photograph: Facundo Arrizabalaga/EPA

Early villains have emerged in the next James Bond film ‘Spectre’ as hackers stole a version of the screenplay in a cyberattack on Sony Pictures.Produ(...)

The new Aston Martin DB10: it’s the continuation of a 50-year association between Bond and Aston on screen

Aston Martin has taken the covers off of its new model, called the DB10. Those assuming that, as one number follows another, this is the replacement f(...)

Manhunter and boy: Tony Parsons. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Tony Parsons says that he no longer worries about his “fading former glory”. Was his glory really fading? It was, he says. After huge success in 1999 (...)

Ralph Fiennes: “I don’t think I would have been a very good Bond.” Photograph: IBL/Rex
A Fiennes romance

On hearing that Ralph Fiennes has decided to direct and star in a film about Charles Dickens – more particularly, about the novelist’s affair with the(...)

Ben Power, programmer at temporary theatre space the Shed. Photograph: Clare Nicholson

It draws your eye, crossing the Thames on Waterloo Bridge, or slows your pace while walking along London’s South Bank: a huge incongruous wooden struc(...)

Daniel Craig in Skyfall in 2012.

The next James Bond film could be shot in Ireland for the first time, its producer and writer have said. Both Barbara Broccoli, whose family have pro(...)