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Sony and James Bond Producers to Develop Edward Snowden Pic

7:07 PM 5/15/2014 by Binh Ngo
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The tale of journalist Glenn Greenwald and his encounter with whistleblower Edward Snowden is coming to a theater near you courtesy of Sony Pictures and James Bond producers Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli. They have optioned the feature rights to Greenwald's book No Place to Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA, and the U.S.

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Sony Acquires Movie Rights To Edward Snowden Book ‘No Place To Hide’ For James Bond Producers

deadline.com – Edward Snowden’s story is coming to the big screen. Sony Pictures said today that it has acquired film rights to Pulizer-winning journalist Glenn Greenwald’s No Place To Hide: Edward Snowden, The NSA, And The U.S. Surveillance State. The pic about the largest leak of intelligence documents and the man behind it will be produced by Michael G Wilson and Barbara Broccoli, the producers of the James Bond spy franchise. 6 years 48 weeks ago via brucelee

Chiwetel Ejiofor Rumored for Next 'Bond' Villain

3:18 PM 4/4/2014 by Jeff Giles
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MGM scored a casting coup when they hired Oscar-winner Javier Bardem to play the bad guy in Skyfall, and now it sounds like they're close to pulling off another one with the 24th entry in the well-traveled James Bond franchise: Variety reports that Chiwetel Ejiofor is the frontrunner for the job.

Review: 'Skyfall' Provides Bond Fans with a 50th Anniversary Golden Watch

8:21 AM 11/10/2012 by Jeff Giles
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Film franchises lose their way all the time, and the Bond series has more baggage than most -- but Skyfall acts as a lithe, brutal case study in how characters can stay vital no matter how many stories they've already told.
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Why Are So Many Bond Villains Disabled Or Disfigured? I Ask The Producers

Skyfall
bleedingcool.com – I wasn’t making an original observation to note that so many Bond villains have been disfigured or disabled, from the relatively subtle third nipple to a range of facial scarring, but it is something that bears discussion. Sitting down with Bond series producers Barbara Broccoli and Michael G. Wilson this week, I saw an opportunity to hear their take on why the trope has been so regularly repeated and right into the Daniel Craig era. 8 years 25 weeks ago via donnieyen

Skyfall

Posted November 21st, 2011 by Binh Ngo

In SKYFALL, Bond’s loyalty to M is tested as her past comes back to haunt her. As MI6 comes under attack, 007 must track down and destroy the threat, no matter how personal the cost.

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