Articles Tagged 'Pierce Brosnan'

Billie Piper, Pierce Brosnan and Emilia Fox

9 Surprising Family Ties of British Celebrities (and an Urban Myth)

We already know about Benedict Cumberbatch being distantly related to most of the genuine people he plays (Alan Turing and Richard III in particular), and anyone that hasn’t spotted a distinct family resemblance between Joan Collins the actress and Jackie Collins the writer (clue: they both have their father’s surname) isn’t really paying attention. But here are […]

John Cleese and Pierce Brosnan in ‘Die Another Day’

The Bourne Ultimatum: Why John Cleese Left The Bond Movies

John Cleese is a forthright man, unafraid of airing his version of events that he has participated in and equally unafraid of the consequences. So, his recent Radio Times interview, in which he explains why he appeared in two James Bond movies–The World Is Not Enough and Die Another Day—as the irascible but inventive quartermaster […]

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First Look: Bill Granger’s ‘November Man’ Starring Pierce Brosnan

Former 007 Pierce Brosnan (Die Another Day) steps back into action, taking on the role of former CIA Agent Devereaux in the film November Man, reports Devereaux is pulled out of retirement to sniff out a Soviet mole. The film is based on Bill Granger’s novel entitled There Are No Spies, which is the seventh installment of […]

Personality Quiz: Which James Bond Are You?

While lots of people fancy themselves as a bit of a Bond, there are subtle shades of personality in each movie depiction of 007, enough to represent a broad selection of humanity. But the question is, which one are you? You don’t have to be a super-spy to notice there are six movie Bonds (not […]


Betting on Bond: Which 007s Will Show Up for Oscar Tribute?

Just as bookies all over the world are taking bets on the next Pope, they’re offering wagers on who will win Oscars. British bookmaker William Hill even has a kind of movie version trifecta, a special Lincoln bet bundle. But did you know that there’s a market for betting on aspects of the Academy Awards ceremony […]


50 Years of James Bond: Pierce Brosnan Took 007 into 21st Century

File this under Too Good To Make Up: the first Technicolor movie Pierce Brosnan remembers ever seeing was Goldfinger, the 1964 James Bond film starring Sean Connery as Agent 007. The Irish-born actor, now 59, saw it with his mother and stepfather shortly after the then 11-year-old boy arrived in London to be reunited with […]

Pierce Brosnan Returns To TV After Nearly 25 Years

Former 007 Pierce Brosnan is returning to the small screen? That’s the word from, which reports that Brosnan will star in an as-yet-untitled “investigative thriller” from ER writer/producer Jack Orman. The still dashing Irishman will play “a ‘fixer,’ [a] private investigator specializing in international crisis innervation who is called in to help solve homicides, […]

The Tellyvangelist: Nov. 8-14

In this week's Tellyvangelist – your weekly guide to all that's British on U.S. TV – veteran actor Daniel Gerroll takes on a couple of wives, indulge in ABC Family's Harry Potter marathon, and catch an old favorite starring Hugh Grant. All times are in EST and are subject to change. Monday, November 8 Famed […]