Variety has a package of stories about the 50th anniversary of James Bond films. You can CLICK HERE to see all the stories. Among them:
–A profile of Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli, the co-bosses of Eon Productions. (It mistakenly says they are step-siblings; they’re actually half-siblings, each having the same mother).
–A look at the impact different directors had on the franchise.
–A piece by Jon Burlingame that examines John Barry’s music and how it affected the 007 films.
–A story about how 007 was important to getting Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer through bankruptcy and how MGM bosses want to get Bond films back on a regular production schedule.
–How automakers have been involved with the series as part of product-placement deals.
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