Sunday, 30 September 2018

Forza Horizon 4 Ultimate Edition with The Best of Bond Car Pack

The Best of Bond Car Pack for Forza Horizon 4 allows players to drive 10 classic Bond cars and is included as part of the Forza Horizon 4 Ultimate Edition. The pack will be playable with early access to the game, beginning on September 28. Players will also be able to purchase the Best of Bond Car Pack separately at the global launch of the game on October 2. (Scroll down to see the VIDEO).

The full line-up of James Bond Edition cars inspired by the films in the James Bond Car Pack:

• The Aston Martin DB5 from "Goldfinger" (1964)

• The Aston Martin DBS from "On Her Majesty's Secret Service" (1969)

• The AMC Hornet X Hatchback from "The Man with the Golden Gun" (1974)

• The Lotus Esprit S1 from "The Spy Who Loved Me" (1977)

• The Citroën 2CV6 from "For Your Eyes Only" (1981)

• The Aston Martin V8 Vantage from "The Living Daylights" (1987)

• The BMW Z8 from "The World Is Not Enough" (1999)

• The Aston Martin DBS from "Quantum of Solace" (2008)

• The Jaguar C-X75 from "SPECTRE" (2015)

• The Aston Martin DB10 from "SPECTRE" (2015)

To celebrate the launch of Forza Horizon 4, which includes The Best of Bond Car Pack, four classic Bond cars were on display at Goodwood House in the UK. The home to the famous Festival of Speed was the backdrop to two Aston Martin DBS’ from "Quantum of Solace" (2008), an Aston Martin DB10 from "SPECTRE" (2015) and the iconic Aston Martin DB5 seen on screen in "GoldenEye" (1995), "Tomorrow Never Dies" (1997), "Skyfall" (2012) and "SPECTRE". All four cars feature in the game.

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Video: XBOX


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Friday, 28 September 2018

James Bond’s watch could sell for £90,000 at auction on 30 October 2018

A Rolex Submariner worn by 007 could fetch a whopping £90,000 at Fellows Auctioneers in Birmingham. The magnificent timepiece - worn by Timothy Dalton’s stunt double during the British spy thriller, "Licence to Kill", in 1989 – is estimated at £60,000 - £90,000 in Fellows’ upcoming Watch Sale on Tuesday 30th October*. The stunning timepiece, reference 5513, will be on view in Fellows’ London and Birmingham offices leading up to the auction.

*Please note the Rolex Submariner was worn onscreen by Timothy Dalton’s stunt double, not Timothy Dalton himself.

The Rolex featured in a memorable scene during a car chase where 007 is driving a tanker truck in Mexico. The watch comes with photos of the crew on set in Mexico, as well as paperwork from Rolex, a book detailing the making of the movie, a soundtrack album, and a certificate of authenticity from EON Productions (the film company). A section of the Rolex was damaged during the stunt, and paperwork included with the item states that Rolex fixed the watch free of charge after the incident.

"Licence to Kill" was Timothy Dalton’s final appearance as 007 in the franchise, before Pierce Brosnan took over as the famous British spy. Shot almost entirely in Mexico and the US, Licence to Kill puts 007 up against a fierce drug lord.

Laura Bishop, Watch Manager at Fellows Auctioneers, said: “This is one of the rarest and most fascinating watches we have ever had up for auction at Fellows. It’s amazing to think this watch was on screen in a James Bond movie. The more I read about the provenance of the watch, and how it featured in such a classic Bond scene, the more excited I get about selling it.”

Bishop added: “We’ve sold a historic Panerai dating back to the Second World War this year, as well as a watch containing the world’s oldest rum, so this Rolex is the icing on the cake for our watch auctions. We are sure it will entice both lovers of Rolex and James Bond fans.”

The watch will be on view at the following times:
23rd October 2018 12pm - 7pm | London
27th October 2018 11am - 4pm | Birmingham
29th October 2018 10am - 4pm | Birmingham
30th October 2018 8.30am - 11am | Birmingham

Source and pics: Fellows Auctioneers

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Wednesday, 26 September 2018

In Memoriam: Al Matthews (1942-2018)

Al Matthews as Gunnery Sergeant Apone
in "Aliens" (1986)
Photo ©
Who: Al Matthews
Born: 21 November 1942, Brooklyn, New York, USA
Died: 22 September 2018, Orihuela, Spain

Alexander Basil Matthews (November 21, 1942 – September 22, 2018) was an American actor and singer based in Spain, best known for his appearance as Gunnery Sergeant Apone in the James Cameron film "Aliens" (1986). He reprised his role 27 years later, providing the voice of Apone for the video game "Aliens: Colonial Marines" (2013). Matthews' portrayal of Apone was the inspiration for Sgt. Avery Johnson of the Halo franchise.

He had a role of Master Sergeant 3 in 007 movie "Tomorrow Never Dies" (1997)

Our deepest sympathies go out to Mr. Matthews and his family. 

Monday, 24 September 2018

007 Event: A Very Bond Farewell - George Lazenby (5 October 2018)

What: A Very Bond Farewell - George Lazenby . Celebrate Global James Bond Day! 
Where: Spy Museum, between 9th and 8th Streets at 800 F Street, Washington DC, USA
When5 October 2018 ,6:30 pm - 9:00 pm 
Tickets: $35 Members of the Inner Circle: $30


Say goodbye to the Spy Museum’s Exquisitely Evil exhibit with George Lazenby, the 007 star of "On Her Majesty’s Secret Service" (1969). Join the youngest Bond ever for cocktails after hours in the Museum on Global James Bond Day! He’ll share his favorite memories of tangling with Blofeld while mingling with guests.

Real spies will also be on hand to keep it real, while you take a last look at fantastic collection of Bond movie props and prepare to pepper Lazenby with the tough questions: like which was his favorite Angel of Death and did he really ski the Swiss Alps?

Come as your favorite Bond villain: was it Irma Blunt? Or give Lazenby a run for the money and sport a tux or kilt. Or can you pull off lace pants like his ill-fated bride Tracy di Vicenzo? Prizes will be awarded for the best Bond costumes. This is your chance to party like it’s 1969!

*Your ticket includes two drinks, light snacks, after hours Museum access.

Visit the Pussy Galore Gallery
Martinis and Champagne Bubbles Bar
Photo taken with Aston Martin DB5
View "On Her Majesty’s Secret Service" in Cloak & Dagger theater
See Bond’s one true bride, Tracy di Vicenzo’s tombstone
Enter Ultimate James Bond Fan Raffle

Source and photos: Spy Museum

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Saturday, 22 September 2018

City-hopping Casino Royale tour

What: City-hopping Casino Royale tour
By: eShores
Photo: 007 Travelers

eShores' city-hopping Casino Royale Tour will take you from UK to Nice to Venice to Prague – giving you the chance to experience exciting nightlife, incredible dining and sightseeing.

Visit various Bond locations from "Casino Royale" (2006).

You can see some of them visited by 007 Travelers here:

The front yard of Hotel Splendide in Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic

Body Worlds Exhibition exteriors in Prague, Czech Republic

Bond recovers / Bond and Vesper meet Mr. Mendel in Lenno, Lake Como, Italy

Villa del Balbianello, Lenno, Lake Como, Italy
Photo © 007 Travelers

10 Nights From £895
Price is a guide for this multi-centre holiday including all your flights and 4 star hotels on B&B.


UK - Nice (Flight) 3 Nights: The first stop on your Casino Royale itinerary is Nice, on the South Coast of France. Nice offers a fantastic start to your trip – with opportunities for watersports in the crystal-clear waters of the French Riviera or exploring local cuisine and architecture inland.

While here, you will take a day trip to Monte Carlo, Monaco – even though it’s not a filming location, the Monte Carlo Casino features heavily in Ian Fleming’s novel. 

Nice - Venice (Flight) 3 Nights: From the sweeping coastline of Nice to the grand canal thoroughfare of Venice – your second stop is a must-see city for history and food lovers. 

Venice appears in Casino Royale when Daniel Craig’s Bond confronts Vesper Lynd (Eva Green) as she escapes into an empty palazzo on the Grand Canal. Wander down to the Fondamenta Vin Castello in the Cannaregio District for the perfect viewing platform.

Optional 4 Night Trip to Lake Como - From an Extra £320pp: After your stay in Venice, you’ll get a direct train from Venice to Milan, where you’ll pick up a hire car and drive to Lake Como (transfers available at a supplement). You’ll spend four nights there, before driving to Milan Airport for a direct flight to Prague to continue the rest of the itinerary.

Venice - Prague (Flight) 4 Nights: Key locations for Casino Royale fans in Prague include Danube House, which was the venue for Bond’s earning of the 00 status at the start of the film, and the library of the Strahov Monastery, which appears as part of the House of Commons.

Your stay in Prague comes with the option of a day trip to nearby Karlovy Vary and Loket – both well-connected with the Casino Royale filming. Karlovy Vary is home to the Grandhotel Pupp, better known as The Hotel Splendide where Bond and Vesper Lynd spend the night. In Loket, you will find the Kaiserbad Spa, an iconic building for Bond fans, as it takes on the role of Casino Royale itself on the big screen.

Prague - UK (Flight) 4 Nights: At the end of your trip, eShores will fly you home direct to the UK.

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Thursday, 20 September 2018

Bond 25 announcement: New Bond 25 director is Cary Joji Fukunaga

Michael G. Wilson, Barbara Broccoli and Daniel Craig announced today that Bond 25 will begin filming at Pinewood Studios on 4 March 2019 under the helm of director, Cary Joji Fukunaga with a worldwide release date of 14 February 2020.

“We are delighted to be working with Cary. His versatility and innovation make him an excellent choice for our next James Bond adventure,” said Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli."

Cary Joji Fukunaga (born July 10, 1977) is an American film director, writer, producer, and cinematographer. He is known for writing and directing the 2009 film "Sin Nombre", the 2011 film "Jane Eyre", and for directing and executive producing the first season of the HBO series "True Detective", for which he won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series. He received acclaim for the 2015 war drama "Beasts of No Nation", in which he was writer, director, producer, and cinematographer. He has been named as the director of the untitled 25th James Bond film after replacing former director Danny Boyle.
Sources: and Wikipedia
Photo: Wikipedia

Photo: Wikipedia

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007- tapahtuma: You Only Play Twice - James Bond Concert (27 lokakuuta 2018)

Mitä: You Only Play Twice - James Bond Concert
Missä: Eteläinen koulu, Lopentie 11, Riihimäki, Finland
Milloin: Lauantai 27.10.2018, klo 16.00 - 18.00
Liput: 20,00 EUR

Varmista paikkasi nyt ja tule sinäkin kokemaan tämä konsertti!

Valkokankaiden salainen agentti 007 jälleen Riihimäellä!

Riihimäen Työväenyhdistyksen Soittokunta järjestää yhdessä Groove Familyn kanssa uudelleen suuren suosion saaneen James Bond-konsertin. Konsertissa kuullaan solisteina jälleen loistavat Minna Vainionpää, Heikki Kärhä, Annamaria Hannonen sekä Hanna Komonen. Konsertin johtaa soittokunnan kapellimestari ja Groove Familyn musiikillinen johtaja Tuomo Komonen

007 Travelers osallistuu ja raportoi! 

Keväällä konsertti myytiin loppuun jo ennakkomyynnissä, joten varmista lipunsaantisi ja hanki se heti torstaina 20.9 alkaen klo 12.00.


Riihimäen Suutari (Kauppakeskus Atomi)
Uusi Kirjakauppa (Hämeenkatu 36)

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Tuesday, 18 September 2018

007 Drink: Frozen margaritas made from silver tequila, squeezed lime juice and triple sec

Drink : Frozen margaritas made from silver tequila, squeezed lime juice and triple sec
Bond book appearance: The Facts of Death (1998)
Experience of 007 Travelers: Self-made

"Leiter had some pull with the manager, so they didn't have to wait the usual forty-five minutes before being shown to a table at a booth. A waiter placed a basket of hand-fried tortilla chips with fresh homemade salsa in front of them. The utensils were inside a wax-paper packet which read, "The silverware has been SANITIZED for your protection!" Leiter ordered two rounds of frozen margaritas, much to Bond's dismay. Made from silver tequila, squeezed lime juice, and triple sec, margaritas were a staple in Texas, and the frozen variety made a slushy beverage that Bond liked to call "a musical comedy drink." It was served in a salted wineglass with a lime wedge. When he tasted it, however, he was surprised by its satisfying flavor. It certainly went well with the hot salsa. Leiter and Bond were soon laughing and reminiscing about old times.

Raymond Benson: "The Facts of Death" (1998) 

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Sunday, 16 September 2018

In Memoriam: Stanley Morgan (1929-2018)

Who: Stanley Morgan
Born: 10 November 1928, Liverpool, England
Died:  August 2018

Stanley Morgan (10 November 1929 – c. August 2018) was an English writer and actor. He wrote fiction, in the comedy and thriller genres and had more than 40 books published between 1968 and 2006.

He had a small part as Concierge in Casino in first James Bond film "Dr. No" (1962)

007 Travelers is deeply saddened by the loss. Our condolences.

Sean Connery as James Bond and
Stanley Morgan as Concierge in Casino in Dr. No (1962)

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Friday, 14 September 2018

007 Event: Fandemic Tour Houston (14-16 September 2018)

What: Fandemic Tour Houston
Where: NRG Center, 1 NRG Park, Houston, TX, USA

When: 14-16 September 2018
General Admission:
$40 — Friday Pass
$50 — Saturday Pass
$45 — Sunday Pass
$80 — Full Weekend Pass
$150 — Fandemic Fanatic VIP

Photo © EON, United Artists, Danjaq LLC

Special Bond star appearance:

Dave Bautista
Hinx in "SPECTRE" (2015)

Dave Bautista on Saturday only!

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Wednesday, 12 September 2018

007 Event: Anthony Horowitz: James Bond Is Back (5 October 2018)

What: Anthony Horowitz: James Bond Is Back
WhereThe Sunday Times Garden Theatre, Montpellier Gardens, Cheltenham, England

When: 5 October 2018, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Tickets: £10 + booking fee

Anthony Horowitz brings James Bond back to life and back to the page in his latest blockbusting thriller "Forever and a Day" (2018). He talks about the book and the legacy of Bond with Joe Haddow.

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Monday, 10 September 2018

007 Filming location: The door to the SPECTRE meeting in Palazzo Cadenza / SPECTRE (2015)


Bond movie: "SPECTRE" (2015)
Place and location in the movie: Somewhere near Rome, Italy
Actual place and locationBlenheim Palace, Woodstock, England
What happens here in the movieBond enters to SPECTRE meeting
Visited by 007 Travelers: November 2017

Photo © EON, United Artists, Danjaq LLC

Photo © EON, United Artists, Danjaq LLC

Photo © EON, United Artists, Danjaq LLC

Photo © EON, United Artists, Danjaq LLC

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Saturday, 8 September 2018

007 Item: James Bond 007 Sean Connery poster / Finnish magazine Suosikki

007 Item: James Bond 007 Sean Connery poster / Finnish magazine Suosikki

Poster includes VHS video cassette covers of "From Russia with Love" (1963), "Dr. No" (1962) and "Goldfinger" (1964).

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Thursday, 6 September 2018

Pierce Brosnan is up for Male Movie Star of 2018

Pierce Brosnan is up for Male Movie Star of 2018!

Vote now at E! People´s Choice Awards to make your voice heard here

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Wednesday, 5 September 2018

Happy Birthday, George Lazenby, 79 years today (5 September 2018)

Happy 79th Birthday, George Lazenby!

Who: George Robert Lazenby
Born: 5 September 1939, Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia

Photo © EON, United Artists, Danjaq LLC
Photo © Fanpop

George Lazenby trivia facts:

Is an accomplished skier and in fact had won two skiing contests in Australia before becoming James Bond.

He was a martial arts instructor in the Australian army, and holds more than one black belt in the martial arts. He studied martial arts under Bruce Lee himself.

He says that his favorite Bond film is "Goldfinger" (1964).

Saturday, 1 September 2018

A baby Bond girl is born!

According to reliable source, the entertainment columnist Baz Bamigboye
A baby girl is born!

007 Travelers congratulates Daniel Craig and Rachel Weisz for their baby Bond girl!

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