Idris Elba has been asked about the James Bond role several times through the years, but said a couple weeks ago it isn't a personal goal of his. Producers of the franchise said they understand.
To produce the iconic theme song, the late composer drew on a piece he had written for a proposed musical adaptation of V.S. Naipaul's "A House for Mr. Biswas."
The new James Bond movie, No Time To Die, is out in theaters, ending Daniel Craig's run as 007. NPR critic Eric Deggans has long loved the franchise — yet its flawed legacy is hard to see past.
A look at the possible awards contenders and blockbusters that Hollywood has in store for autumn.
"Restaurants and cafés are in many ways the lifeblood of espionage," says Amaryllis Fox in a new book. They're ideal places to clandestinely meet people with access to a government or terrorist group.
Forgoing his signature tux for a baby-blue terrycloth swimsuit, Sean Connery's Goldfinger onesie became one of Bond's classic outfits. And now fans can buy the item for themselves.
British actor Sir Roger Moore began his career as a model and small-time MGM studio player but was best known for stepping into the role of James Bond in the 1970s and 1980s.
A man entered The National Gallery in London on Saturday afternoon, approached a painting by British master Thomas Gainsborough and proceeded to attack it with a "sharp object," the museum says.
For author Anthony Horowitz, the book is a return to the "true" James Bond. This means an unpublished scene from Ian Fleming himself — and a long-delayed reunion with a franchise favorite.
Actor Daniel Craig reportedly hit his head when the Aston Martin he was driving during filming the 24th James Bond thriller encountered a loose sanpietrino, as the cobblestones in Rome are known.