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Another garden of death wish/idea for Bond 25:

Instead of Blofeld and Bunt running the garden as husband and wife, maybe it's Blofeld and his son? (Rami Malek)?

One of them could still be using the alias Shatterhand, preferably Malek because Waltz already had an alternate alias as Oberhauser in SP (his real name but still).

Of course though, still no Japan announcement.... unless they do it in another country completely? I'd prefer Japan as it was intended, but if it was another country I would still be more than thrilled to see that truly bizarre garden finally on screen like it deserves.

The Garden Of Death is pretty much considered the 'big one' out of unused Fleming stuff. So what better way to end DC's tenure?

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The Baz Bamigboye story also indicates that they are still behind schedule.
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/a … g-you.html
"Extra post-production technicians and other experts have been drafted in to ensure that Bond 25 makes its scheduled April 3 release date next year."

I hope Romer can work at speed because I think that Newman's Spectre suffered from a compressed post-production period. Newman's Los muertos vivos estan was great, but most of the soundtrack is a rehash of Skyfall's.

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Arbogast777 wrote:

https://i.postimg.cc/68s1542P/38-D71-E38-18-D1-421-C-B3-B5-B013948138-A1.jpg

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/a … g-you.html

"Someone on the picture mentioned that Blofeld’s ‘pretty p***ed’ about what Bond and Madeleine Swann (played by Lea Seydoux) did to him in Spectre."

He didn't seem so pissed in the final scenes of Spectre. "My wounds will heal, will yours?"

I am guessing that his role will be smaller than in Spectre, that he's controlling Spectre from prison. Maybe he has scenes with Bond or Lashana or M, being questioned in some maximum security prison?

It's a shame Hinx isn't coming back too. It wasn't clear to me that he died in Spectre.

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Someone wrote:

The Baz Bamigboye story also indicates that they are still behind schedule.
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/a … g-you.html
"Extra post-production technicians and other experts have been drafted in to ensure that Bond 25 makes its scheduled April 3 release date next year."

I don't find him as reliable as other showbiz reporters though.

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Read somewhere over at Mi6 that Dr Swann interrogates Blofeld from Prison

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Blofield back  ajb007/crap suddenly my enthusiasm drops.

It was either that.....or the priesthood

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welshboy78 wrote:

Read somewhere over at Mi6 that Dr Swann interrogates Blofeld from Prison

Getting a Hannibal Lecter Clarice Starling (and Lex Luthor! ajb007/lol vibe from that, but we already had similar with M and Silva in SF. I'm not saying it wouldn't work and I'm not unhappy with Blofeld returning (if true), I love Waltz. Just hope it's done with some originality.

I get the feeling his scenes will be small but he was offered a tonne to return, so why wouldn't he.

If Rami Malek is his son, then we'll have another family reunion when he meets his 'Uncle' James.. ajb007/crap

All conjecture of course.

"Any of the opposition around..?"

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Details from today's Bond25 production press conference have emerged. Translation provided by Google.
https://www.lagazzettadelmezzogiorno.it … atera.html

They will start in the second half of August - and should last about a month - filming in Matera (European Capital of Culture 2019) of the new episode of the 007 saga James Bond, played by Daniel Craig that will move between the Sassi districts and the Parco delle Rock churches (UNESCO World Heritage since 1993). During the summer, production will also move for a few days to neighboring Apulia, to Gravina in Puglia (Bari), and to the Tyrrhenian coast of Maratea (Potenza): the world release is scheduled for April 2020 .

In total - according to what was announced in a press conference held this morning in the Municipality of Matera - the number of people arriving in Città dei Sassi for filming will be around 400. And in the next few days the casting will begin to recruit between 800 and 900 extras.

During the meeting with journalists - which was attended, among others, by the mayor, Raffaello De Ruggieri, the director of the Lucana film commission, Paride Leporace, and production representatives - it was pointed out that the shooting of the new 007 will have a impact on the economy of Basilicata by one percentage point of GDP. The production and the administrators have guaranteed that during the weeks of registration "the natural habitat of the Sassi and the Park of the Rock Churches will be respected".

Some pictures of the Parco delle Rock churches
https://www.google.com/search?q=Parco+d … Iddh5kIwM:

Tyrrhenian coast of Maratea
https://www.google.com/maps/place/85046 … 15.7185109

It refers to Apulia, which is an hours drive from Gravina.
https://www.google.com/maps/dir/Gravina … 928393!3e0

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This story has more details. Translation by Google. €12 million being spent. Filming starts 16 or 19 August in Matera for 4 weeks. Accommodation for 100 people needed, with 400 crew total - 300 Italian crew? Up to 1,200 extras needed. A cemetery is being built for the film - Vesper's resting place? - in Murgia [https://www.marialauraberlinguer.com/en … h-history/]. The script specified Italy, and more dubiously the story claims that it knows there will be a gun barrel at the start of the film and that Dua Lipa is in talks.

http://www.sassilive.it/cultura-e-spett … 26-agosto/

Countdown to Bond 25 the 25th film production dedicated to the most famous 007 in the world, the last probably with the actor Daniel Craig, which will be filmed from 16 August 2019 in the city of Matera. The organized aspects related to film production were illustrated this morning during a press conference.

The meeting with the journalists was attended by the mayor Raffaello De Ruggieri, the director of the Lucana Film Commission, Paride Leporace, the person responsible for the cinema office of the Municipality of Matera, Ivan Moliterni and for the production the producer Enzo Sisti, the location manager supervisor Robin Melville , the Location Department Coordinator, Serena Peleggi and the Unit Production Manager, Matt Jones and the UK production coordinator, Stefania Monetti.

12 million euros of investment in the city, about 100 accommodation facilities and 400 people working for the production that will be seen by over 150 million people in the world only in movie theaters, not counting the home cinema circuit and other distribution channels .

These are the numbers of Bond 25, the new 007 film that will be shot in Matera from mid-August for 4 weeks. Filming will involve almost all of the Sassi who will be the absolute and sole protagonists of the adventures of the most important secret cinema agent.

Enzo Sisti, to his ninth film production in the role of executive producer in the city of Matera, illustrates some numbers of the film. "" I found a grown city. Matera has reached a quality in taste and a cultural dimension that until a few years ago I saw only in very few Italian realities. We expect this film to have a terribly favorable impact on the city. Bond films are seen all over the world and the media showcase will be huge. The investment is between 10 and 12 million euros. The extras will be over a thousand, a number ranging from 1000 to 1200 people will be involved ".

What can you reveal about the locations? "The locations are in the Sassi and a couple of days we turn to the Murgia (where a cemetery is being built these days - ed).

When will the first take? "Between August 19 and 26 we start shooting, for four weeks."

For the work done in the city of the Sassi in the last twenty years would deserve honorary citizenship, what do you think? "I would be happy, among other things, they wanted to give me the previous mayors, Adduce and Porcari".

"We chose Matera because it is Matera," said Robin Melville. "The script called for shooting in Italy and we chose Matera because it is a unique city. If you know others like this, don't tell me, "he concluded ironically.

"I am appalled by what is about to happen," said the Mayor of Ruggieri. "It is an incredible opportunity for the city that will have an estimated economic impact in the order of a point of GDP of the entire Basilicata and difficult to calculate media value. 007 is the history of cinema. Few Italian cities have had the privilege of being immortalized in the films of this extraordinary saga of success and this testifies to the level of attractiveness and charm that Matera manages to exercise in the world ".

"Not only economic and media growth - underlined Paride Leporace - but for the whole film sector and for the creative scene in Basilicata".

"Being a large-scale production it is inevitable that it will not be invisible - highlighted Ivan Moliterni -. A process of participation and involvement of the community is in progress which will allow us to bring out above all the opportunities and values offered by this film ”.

"Such an opportunity - concluded the Mayor of Ruggieri - cannot be debased by controversy over the parking or temporary accessibility of some places. We need to be aware of the extent of what is happening in cultural, social and economic terms ".

The film number 25 dedicated to James Bond is entrusted to the director Cary Joji Fukunaga and involves the producers Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli for Eon Production. The investment is 12 million euros, over a thousand will be involved, the recruitment methods will be announced in the coming weeks.

The script for the new James Bond film was signed by Neal Purvis, Robert Wade, Scott Z. Burns and Phoebe Waller Bridge.
With the protagonist Daniel Craig the actors Léa Seydoux, Daniel Craig, Jeffery Wright (Felix returns), Ana de Armes, already engaged in Blade Runner, Naomie Harris, Lashana Lynch, Ben Whishaw, Rory Kinnear, Ralph have been selected for the set. Fiennes, Dali Benssalah, David Dencik, Billy Magnussen.

The James Bond film 25 will be in theaters from April 20, 2020.

It is still a mystery about the final title of the film: it will be revealed immediately after the start of the gun barrel on Matera together with the soundtrack of the film.

The negotiations with the pop star Dua Lipa on the beautiful and wild beach of Riva dei Ginepri in Marina di Pisticci and Matera, where preparations and preparations are underway for a European Capital of Culture that is increasingly the world capital of international cinema, are confirmed. "Word of Bond, James Bond".

Michele Capolupo

The press conference photogallery (photo www.SassiLive.it)

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Christoph Walz was so intensely menacing as the Nazi officer in “Inglorious Basterds”, but we got absolutely no such feeling from him in “Spectre”. He seemed whimpy and dull. And the Austin Powers sibling rivalry storyline was, in my opinion, maybe the worst route they could have taken. So here’s to hoping Cary goes the JarJar Binks route and keeps his appearance in 25 to a cameo!


Chriscoop wrote:

Blofield back  ajb007/crap suddenly my enthusiasm drops.

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With a variety of locations and a month worth of filming there must be more to Italy as a location than just the PTS.

With a month planned for the Matera filming, how does that reflect past PTS shooting periods? It does and it doesn't.

The Spectre PTS was filmed from 25-31 March, so just a week.
https://www.jamesbondlifestyle.com/news … ing-mexico

Mendes is quoted in this story saying they were in Istanbul for 20 days.
http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/bond-b … sary-19623

Skyfall was a car chase that becomes a train chase and that may be why it was 20-days, unlike Spectre where the action happens in and over one city square.

Bond25's PTS is said to be a car chase, so 20-days seems more likely and EON will want a few days in case there are delays, so you have a month.

I think that the Apulia and Tyrrhenian coast of Maratea locations mean that there will be filming after, or before, that month in Matera and the production will be in Italy for longer. During the Prince Charles video it is said, by Craig or Fukunaga, that they are filming until October (start or end?), so there is plenty of time after the mid-September finish to the month's filming in Matera to go elsewhere in Italy. Of course, Italy, like Jamaica, maybe also doubling for somewhere else.

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nobody wrote:

Christoph Walz was so intensely menacing as the Nazi officer in “Inglorious Basterds”, but we got absolutely no such feeling from him in “Spectre”. He seemed whimpy and dull. And the Austin Powers sibling rivalry storyline was, in my opinion, maybe the worst route they could have taken. So here’s to hoping Cary goes the JarJar Binks route and keeps his appearance in 25 to a cameo!


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Chriscoop wrote:

Blofield back  ajb007/crap suddenly my enthusiasm drops.

We can only hope...

Of that of which we cannot speak we must pass over in silence- Ludwig Wittgenstein.

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Today's shoot pics in London

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/a … backs.html

ajb007/martini

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JG007 wrote:

Today's shoot pics in London

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/a … backs.html

ajb007/martini

'Filming resumes'! For heavens' sakes...

And they also claim it's on London's 'famous Southbank'. Well, not really: the famous South bank bit is in central London- they're more in Hammersmith! On the south bank of the Thames, yeah; but not at the South bank! ajb007/smile

Thanks for the link though! ajb007/smile

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The Red Kind wrote:
welshboy78 wrote:

Read somewhere over at Mi6 that Dr Swann interrogates Blofeld from Prison

Getting a Hannibal Lecter Clarice Starling (and Lex Luthor! ajb007/lol vibe from that, but we already had similar with M and Silva in SF. I'm not saying it wouldn't work and I'm not unhappy with Blofeld returning (if true), I love Waltz. Just hope it's done with some originality.

I get the feeling his scenes will be small but he was offered a tonne to return, so why wouldn't he.

If Rami Malek is his son, then we'll have another family reunion when he meets his 'Uncle' James.. ajb007/crap

All conjecture of course.

Please God no! Enough with the relatives!

At this rate Bond will find out he’s related to every girl he’s ever bedded and everyone is part of one big happy family...

Japanese proverb say, "Bird never make nest in bare tree".

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Variety confirms Blofeld's return. Not much of a spoiler anymore...

https://variety.com/2019/film/news/chri … 203265974/

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JG007 wrote:

Today's shoot pics in London
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/a … backs.html
ajb007/martini

Filming along the Thames river near Hammersmith bridge.

Bond meets M outside the Furnival Sculling Club, whatever the hell that is.
https://www.google.com/maps/@51.4898465 … 312!8i6656

And the official 007 Twitter account showed a clapperboard for the Hammesmith bridge filming
https://twitter.com/007/status/1149697623785267201

It's scene 155, so three scenes after the scene 152 with the horseguards.

I wrote about that here; https://www.ajb007.co.uk/post/953034/#p953034

Scene 155, for Spectre was omitted, never filmed, but scene 152 was the establishing shot for the Centre for National Security building and comes in at 1 hour 52 minutes. It's where M challenges C with Q's help.

Casino's scene 152 is Bond staggering across the street to get to his Aston for the medical kit and 155 is a scene at MI6 with the doctors telling Bond what to do to counter the poison. 152 comes at 1 hour 35 minmutes and 155 at 1 hour 36 minutes.

So, the horsemen in the Mall, perhaps an establishing shot for Buckingham Palace, is perhaps between 1 hour 35 and 1 hour 50 minutes.

So, the Hammersmith scenes must come about one hour 45 minutes into the film. Finally we see Tanner, with M. It must be the day after the Whitehall meeting and Q visit as DC is now in a different outfit.

One wonders why he is meeting M the day after he met him in M's office? Is this part of the treachery? Did Leiter tell Bond about a traitor at MI6? Is M giving his approval to a rogue mission by Bond? I could imagine Bond going off to Norway after this meeting.

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Someone wrote:
JG007 wrote:

Today's shoot pics in London
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/a … backs.html
ajb007/martini

Filming along the Thames river near Hammersmith bridge.

Bond meets M outside the Furnival Sculling Club, whatever the hell that is.
https://www.google.com/maps/@51.4898465 … 312!8i6656

And the official 007 Twitter account showed a clapperboard for the Hammesmith bridge filming
https://twitter.com/007/status/1149697623785267201

It's scene 155, so three scenes after the scene 152 with the horseguards.

I wrote about that here; https://www.ajb007.co.uk/post/953034/#p953034

Scene 155, for Spectre was omitted, never filmed, but scene 152 was the establishing shot for the Centre for National Security building and comes in at 1 hour 52 minutes. It's where M challenges C with Q's help.

Casino's scene 152 is Bond staggering across the street to get to his Aston for the medical kit and 155 is a scene at MI6 with the doctors telling Bond what to do to counter the poison. 152 comes at 1 hour 35 minmutes and 155 at 1 hour 36 minutes.

So, the horsemen in the Mall, perhaps an establishing shot for Buckingham Palace, is perhaps between 1 hour 35 and 1 hour 50 minutes.

So, the Hammersmith scenes must come about one hour 45 minutes into the film. Finally we see Tanner, with M. It must be the day after the Whitehall meeting and Q visit as DC is now in a different outfit.

One wonders why he is meeting M the day after he met him in M's office? Is this part of the treachery? Did Leiter tell Bond about a traitor at MI6? Is M giving his approval to a rogue mission by Bond? I could imagine Bond going off to Norway after this meeting.

Probably Blofeld just escaped through the sewers.

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Arbogast777 wrote:

Variety confirms Blofeld's return. Not much of a spoiler anymore...

https://variety.com/2019/film/news/chri … 203265974/

Not really confirmation though is it.  Though I don’t doubt he is not in it!!!!

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welshboy78 wrote:

Not really confirmation though is it.  Though I don’t doubt he is not in it!!!!

I mean they did use the word "confirm" in the first sentence...

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Arbogast777 wrote:
welshboy78 wrote:

Not really confirmation though is it.  Though I don’t doubt he is not in it!!!!

I mean they did use the word "confirm" in the first sentence...

Indeed but no source.   Lazy journalism I guess and piggybacking off Baz from DailyMail

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Chriscoop wrote:

Blofield back  ajb007/crap suddenly my enthusiasm drops.

Yeah. It’s a gut punch.

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welshboy78 wrote:

Indeed but no source.   Lazy journalism I guess and piggybacking off Baz from DailyMail

Not meaning to sound like I'm trying to needlessly argue but - they said "sources confirmed to Variety." I take that to mean they had someone outside of the Baz article confirm it to them. Not naming them would certainly be understandable...

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Just noticed they mention Baz at end - so guess Daily Mail is their source  ajb007/biggrin

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welshboy78 wrote:

Just noticed they mention Baz at end - so guess Daily Mail is their source  ajb007/biggrin

No, they mention that the Daily Mail was the first to report it. Separately, they had their own sources confirm it for them. Variety is one of the most connected, respected entertainment sources around. They don't just reprint stuff they read on Twitter.