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American chosen to write James Bond's next literary adventure

06.02.2010

Yes, BOND 23 is currently stuck in the seventh circle of development hell for an indefinite period of time, but here's a bit of interesting news regarding the franchise. Ian Fleming Publications has anointed American author Jeffrey Deaver. I’m considering this movie news because in this day and age it’s probable that a film will eventually get made out of this book.

If you’re not familiar with Deaver, the man has sold 20 million books worldwide, and his most famous one might be THE BONE COLLECTOR which was made into the Denzel/Jolie movie of 1999.

The book has no title as of yet, and will be published NEXT May on Fleming’s birthday. Yes, it’s true there have been other non-Fleming authors writing Bond books for decades, but I just have a hunch that whatever this one ends up being will end up making it to the big screen between the iconic character and the famous author.

Personally, I'd be fine with the film franchise moving on from it's current chronically confusing plot arc, and going back to the days of standalone adventures. But it would likely be a while before we ever saw anything like that happen at this rate. 

Extra Tidbit: When are they going to make a James Bond Jr. movie?
Source: Deadline

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2:17PM on 06/03/2010
Why did Quantem of Solace have to be so different from Casino Royal? Casino Royal raised the bar for movies in the Bond universe, but instead of trying to repeat, or follow the formula at all for that matter, they turn around and make an action driven, story lacking Bond similar to Die Another Day. It blows my mind.

I guess I'll just have to keep rewatching CR for another 4 years to get my good Bond fix because the series seems to continuously follow the trend of 1 good movie, 4 mediocre
Why did Quantem of Solace have to be so different from Casino Royal? Casino Royal raised the bar for movies in the Bond universe, but instead of trying to repeat, or follow the formula at all for that matter, they turn around and make an action driven, story lacking Bond similar to Die Another Day. It blows my mind.

I guess I'll just have to keep rewatching CR for another 4 years to get my good Bond fix because the series seems to continuously follow the trend of 1 good movie, 4 mediocre to bad ones; repeat.

And for gods sake, Action directors - Start using a damn Tri-pod for your cameras like the old days!
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11:37PM on 06/02/2010
Quantem of Solace was a horrible, atrocious film. I won't be interested until I know more, because generally the Studio has more say in a franchise then writer/director or even book to movie flicks.
Quantem of Solace was a horrible, atrocious film. I won't be interested until I know more, because generally the Studio has more say in a franchise then writer/director or even book to movie flicks.
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9:23PM on 06/02/2010
James Bond Juniorrrrrrr with literally colorful villains, haha!! Well, I really think animated James Bond would be more possible than just feature film of James Bond now.
James Bond Juniorrrrrrr with literally colorful villains, haha!! Well, I really think animated James Bond would be more possible than just feature film of James Bond now.
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6:07PM on 06/02/2010
A new James Bond novel? Sweet! I want a James Bond/Jason Bourne crossover novel.
A new James Bond novel? Sweet! I want a James Bond/Jason Bourne crossover novel.
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4:14PM on 06/02/2010

And hes there to the name

JAAAAAAAAAAAAAMES BOND! (Bond) JAMES BOND JR.

I freaking loved that show. id pay to see a movie of it
JAAAAAAAAAAAAAMES BOND! (Bond) JAMES BOND JR.

I freaking loved that show. id pay to see a movie of it
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4:02PM on 06/02/2010
I'm hoping John Gardner Bond books get made into movies soon. Icebreaker was one of the most interesting I read since I picked it for my senoir book project had to make a poster for it with Craig and another one with Brosnan for credit. I think after Craig's last next movie to finish off the trilogy with CR and QoS the next films should be based on Gardners books. There really isnt anymore Flemming books to adapt anyway excepy the short 007 in New York.
I'm hoping John Gardner Bond books get made into movies soon. Icebreaker was one of the most interesting I read since I picked it for my senoir book project had to make a poster for it with Craig and another one with Brosnan for credit. I think after Craig's last next movie to finish off the trilogy with CR and QoS the next films should be based on Gardners books. There really isnt anymore Flemming books to adapt anyway excepy the short 007 in New York.
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3:45PM on 06/02/2010
Well the old movies werent exactly stand alone
Well the old movies werent exactly stand alone
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3:21PM on 06/02/2010

You know

If you're going to correct your article after my comment, you should at least make the corrections transparent...
If you're going to correct your article after my comment, you should at least make the corrections transparent...
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4:07PM on 06/02/2010
Why should he? Like really...why?
Why should he? Like really...why?
5:06PM on 06/02/2010
Because it is polite blogging etiquette to do so. I'd like my favourite movie site to do so when corrected, as I've seen done in the past here. It's only polite, and it doesn't cost a thing to do!
Because it is polite blogging etiquette to do so. I'd like my favourite movie site to do so when corrected, as I've seen done in the past here. It's only polite, and it doesn't cost a thing to do!
7:23PM on 06/04/2010
Completely agree, mate. "Like really... why?" Because it's bad form.
Completely agree, mate. "Like really... why?" Because it's bad form.
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2:59PM on 06/02/2010

Erm no

Raymond Benson is American and he wrote Bond books from 1997 to 2003, and being as Ian Fleming is dead, how could he choose anyone to take over from him?
Raymond Benson is American and he wrote Bond books from 1997 to 2003, and being as Ian Fleming is dead, how could he choose anyone to take over from him?
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3:29PM on 06/02/2010
You are correct on the first count, but by Fleming I meant his publication company, not the man himself who I realize is dead.
You are correct on the first count, but by Fleming I meant his publication company, not the man himself who I realize is dead.
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