Robert McGinnis might be a name you're not immediately aware of, but you've definitely seen his art. Posters for James Bond and Barberella are on his resume as are the covers to the many Hard Case Crime series of paperbacks.
Most would admit that Daniel Craig has done a capable job as the latest version of famed British spy James Bond, but apparently the studio is already thinking ahead to who could replace him—and one proposal would be a major change for the character.
As far as long-running British pop-culture franchises go, Doctor Who and James Bond are almost twins: The Bond films launched a year before the first Who season. So it sorta makes sense that, for the most recent 007 flick, the director is turning to Who for inspiration.
When Sean Connery stepped away from the Aston Martin and martinis, the producers of the James Bond franchise held a massive casting call. They saw almost 400 dudes of varied levels of ruggedness looking for their next 007. Though we know that George Lazenby got the license to kill, here are the four blokes who got oh-so close.
James Bond is the hero of the British Secret Service and an enemy to anyone who threatens the security of his country. Now scientists are saying that Bond movies are villainous for one important reason: they're harmful to the image of nuclear power.
Undead mashups are nothing new—Pride and Prejudice and Zombies is but one drop in a big bucket—but one fine artist has taken it to a new level, painting pitch-perfect recreations of classic posters with a particularly toothsome flair.
In one of the strangest (and yet oddly affecting) music videos we've seen in a long time, The Hulk, Freddy Krueger, James Bond and He-Man, Master of the Universe—well, Lou Ferrigno, Robert Englund, Roger Moore and Dolph Lundgren—plus a host of other '80s and '90s stars team up to sing "Let It Be."
Tony Stark isn't the first "hero" whose actions have been far from heroic.
A roundup of news in brief.
The writer of The Queen will co-write the upcoming 23rd 007 movie.