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Cary Joji Fukunaga confirmed as new Director of BOND 25

Following the news of Danny Boyle's departure as director of BOND 25 in August, the James Bond World got some great news today when the Swedish-related True Detective director Cary Joji Fukunaga (his maternal grandfather is Swedish) was presented as new director after the usual speculation by the media (which once again turned out to be wrong).

Published: 2018-09-20

The Music Of Bond concert at Royal Albert Hall in London

Royal Albert Hall welcomes Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Gareth Hudson for another The Music Of Bond concert on Wednesday 19 September. The evening will be presented by the latest James Bond continuation author, Anthony Horowitz.

Published: 2018-09-17

Jens Hultén in Viaplay original series Conspiracy of Silence

Conspiracy of Silence (2018) starring Swedish actor Jens Hultén (one of Silva's henchmen in the 2012 James Bond film Skyfall) premieres on Friday 14th September 2018, only on Viaplay. The season premiere is a double episode that will be followed by a new episode each week.

Published: 2018-09-14

In Memoriam of Doctor No actor Stanley Morgan (1929-2018)

FSWL is very sad to report the passing of our friend and supporter Stanley Morgan, Casino concierge in the first James Bond film from 1962, Doctor No, directed by Terence Young. Stanley died in Cheshire, UK, on 24th August 2018. Our thoughts now goes to Stanley's family and friends, in particular to his wife Linda.

Published: 2018-09-11

The From Sweden with Love website celebrates 14 years on the web

In 2018, the James Bond site From Sweden With Love (FSWL) celebrates 14 years on the web. The site was originally launched by Anders Frejdh on 6th September 2004. 6th September, is also the birthday of James Bond continuation author Raymond Benson and British actress Naomie Harris who brilliantly portrayed Moneypenny in both Skyfall (2012) and SPECTRE (2015).

Published: 2018-09-06

15 rare James Bond lots at Prop Store Live auction in London

Prop Store, one of the world’s leading film and TV memorabilia companies has announced it is to hold the UK’s largest annual live auction of film and TV memorabilia for the fifth consecutive year this September with the items on offer expected to fetch more than 2 million pounds. The auction is to be held at London’s BFI IMAX cinema proudly presented by ODEON, Europe’s largest cinema chain.

Published: 2018-09-06

Review of Jerry Juroe's book Bond, the Beatles and My Year with Marilyn

FSWL contributor Brian Smith reviews Jerry Juroe's memoirs from his 50 years in the film industry - Bond, the Beatles and My Year with Marilyn. If you have an interest in James Bond or cinema in general, this is the perfect book. It provides a rare glimpse into the fascinating world of film marketing during the last fifty years and Juroe’s reminiscences are a joy to read.

Published: 2018-08-31

Daniel Craig in new OMEGA Seamaster Diver watch commercial

Since 1995, then by Pierce Brosnan, Ian Fleming's James Bond has worn OMEGA Seamaster watches in all films. Over the years, OMEGA has also created some special limited edition watches whose special features honour 007 and his legacy of more than half a century of genre-defining movies. The current 007 actor, Daniel Craig, now promotes the 25th Anniversary edition of OMEGA's Seamaster Diver 300M model.

Published: 2018-08-22

Director Danny Boyle has left the BOND 25 film project

In an unprecedented move, EON Productions has announced that director Danny Boyle has left the pre-production of BOND 25 which marks the first time a previously announced director has left a James Bond film.

Published: 2018-08-21

Orlebar Brown introduces official James Bond swim wear series

On 2nd July 2018, British men's resort wear brand Orlebar Brown officially launched an exclusive collection of four swim shorts featuring iconic artwork from four different James Bond films - Dr. No (1962), Thunderball (1965), You Only Live Twice (1967) and Live and Let Die (1973).

Published: 2018-07-24

Becoming Bond with George Lazenby premieres on C More in Scandinavia

The critically acclaimed documentary Becoming Bond about George Lazenby's path to the role of Ian Fleming's James Bond in the 1969 film On Her Majesty's Secret Service (by many considered to be the best Bond film) premieres on television in Scandinavia in C More on July 23, 2018.

Published: 2018-07-23

Pierce Brosnan in Stockholm for Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again

To the joy of many, Pierce Brosnan was back in Stockholm on 12th July 2018 for the gala premiere of Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again, the second movie based on the legacy of popular Swedish pop-group ABBA. The fifth actor to portray Ian Fleming's James Bond on film appeared to be well-liked in the Swedish capital and also participated in the press conference with other members of the film team.

Published: 2018-07-22

Naomie Harris opens new James Bond installation 007 Elements in Austria

Skyfall (2012) and Spectre (2015) actress Naomie Harris has officially opened the new cinematic installation 007 Elements in Sölden. 007 Elements focuses on Spectre and celebrates the legacy of the James Bond films. Located over 3,000m above sea level, it is the highest visitor experience of its kind.

Published: 2018-07-12

Official posters for new Bond exhibit 007 Elements in Sölden

The official posters for 007 Elements, the new James Bond cinematic installation at the top of the Gaislachkogl mountain in Sölden Austria, have been revealed and tickets are now on sale for the official 007 exhibition that opens on 12 July 2018.

Published: 2018-07-05

When God Was Out To Lunch written by actress Catherine Schell

When God Was Out To Lunch: Beginning a new life in France is the second part of Catherine Schell's autobiography and is published by Fantom Films in the UK on 9th July 2018. (The first part, A Constant Alien, was published in March 2016.)

Published: 2018-06-26

Exclusive interview with Aikido maestro Toshiro Suga (Chang in Moonraker)

Exclusive interview with Toshiro Suga who played Chang in the 1979 James Bond-film Moonraker starring Roger Moore as Ian Fleming's 007. Nowadays, Toshiro Suga, teaches Aikido through seminars around Europe. During a visit to Saint-Pierre-du-Mont at Daïkyokan Dojo, Club James Bond France met him to talk about his passion and his past with James Bond. FSWL are happy to exclusively reproduce the interview in English as it was originally published in French.

Published: 2018-06-25

MI6 Confidential remembers Sir Roger Moore with special issue

In a new special issue of MI6 Confidential, over 65 of Roger Moore's co-stars has shared their memories of the man, including the Bond ladies Jane Seymour, Gloria Hendry, Britt Ekland, Maud Adams, Carmen du Sautoy, Joie Vejjajiva, Lois Chiles, Corinne Clery, Anne Lönnberg, Irka Bochenko, Beatrice Libert, Lynn-Holly Johnson, Kristina Wayborn, Mary Stavin, Carole Ashby, Safira Afzal, Tanya Roberts, Grace Jones, Alison Doody, and Papillon Soo - Bond villains Yaphet Kotto, Julian Glover, Steven Berkoff and Christopher Walken. Other names include Bob Dix, Nadim Sawalha, Charles Dance, John Wyman, Alkis Criticos, Daniel Benzali, Kabir Bedi and Vijay Amritraj. FSWL founder Anders Frejdh is one of the contributors to this issue of the magazine.

Published: 2018-06-25

Bond, the Beatles and My Year with Marilyn written by publicist Jerry Juroe

Bond, the Beatles and My Moment with Marilyn: 50 Years as a Movie Marketing Man is the much-anticipated memoirs of retired internationally noted film publicist and production associate Charles “Jerry” Juroe written by the man himself together with FSWL contributor Mark Cerulli and friend Doug Redenius. The book is published by McFarland on 30th September 2018.

Published: 2018-06-19

In Memoriam of Eunice Gayson (1928-2018): The First Bond Girl in Dr. No

FSWL are sad to learn of Eunice Gayson's passing on 8th June 2018 aged 90. She was the first Bond girl on the big screen opposite Sean Connery in Dr. No (1962). And one of our favourite girls in the series. FSWL founder Anders Frejdh was fortunate to meet her on numerous occasions over the years, first time in London 2002.

Published: 2018-06-09

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