In the issue: What is the most appropriate gift you could give Brit super spy and martini aficionado James Bond to celebrate 50 years of big screen 007 adventures? A cake in the shape of a gun? A gun in the shape of a cake? A new liver? Or…How about an entire issue of Entertainment Weekly devoted to the half century of espionage-themed pleasure the Bond franchise has given the world since Sean Connery defined the role of 007 — and Ursula Andress defined the ideal way to wear a bikini — in 1962′s Dr. No?
Within the pages of this week’s magazine you’ll find a gallery of rare, behind-the-scenes photographs annotated by longtime Bondproducers Barbara Broccoli and Michael G. Wilson, a guide to all 22 official James Bond movies, a round-up of Bond’s greatest gadgets, a map revealing every place 007 has visited on planet earth (and elsewhere), an interview with “Unsung Bond” George Lazenby, and an opening essay by 007 nut Ben Svetkey who explains why his many Bond set visits on EW’s behalf were not just all expenses-paid boondoggles — they were all expense-paid boondoggles which helped make him the man he is today.
But, wait, there’s more! Having stirred you with tales of Bond movies past we will also hopefully shake you with fresh news about the latest 007 adventure Skyfall, which opens Nov. 9. That intel comes courtesy of the film’s Oscar-winning director Sam Mendes who emerged from his editing bunker to talk Daniel Craig hotness, Bond girl nudity, and the onscreen evil-osity of Javier Bardem’s villain.
Remember, though, folks: All this is for your eyes only!
For your complete guide to 50 Years of Bond, pick up the new issue of Entertainment Weekly, on stands Aug. 3.
|Zooey Deschanel Wraps Up Her Puppies - ALL THINGS GOSSIP|
|Supermodel ‘Maggie Rizer’s’ Golden Retriever Dies On Board Airline Flight! (Photos) - ALL THINGS GOSSIP|
|‘Editorial’ Vlada Roslyakova Refines Fashion Represents Vogue Netherlands September 2012! - HOT CELEB SCANDAL|
|‘Elizabetta canalis’ Colouful Swimsuit Tied In the Middle To Boost Her Cleavage, Miss Bikini Show! - HOT CELEB SCANDAL|
|The Young and the Restless Faces Soap Opera Massacre! - CELEB DIRTY LAUNDRY|
|Biggest Loser’s Jillian Michaels Was Not Prepared For Motherhood - FIT FAB CELEB|