Hollywood was out and about on the red carpet—and eco-friendly green carpet, as well—for each day and evening that led up to the 94th Academy Awards ceremony. Here is what you missed last week, from the Beverly Hilton Hotel to the Petersen Automotive Museum, and more, ahead of the 2022 Oscars.
James Bond: Telly Savalas’ kindness to George Lazenby in On Her Majesty’s Secret Service | Films | Entertainment
Following Sean Connery’s original departure from the James Bond film franchise with 1967’s You Only Live Twice, unknown model George Lazenby was cast to fill his shoes in 1969’s On Her Majesty’s Secret Service. Producer Cubby Broccoli suggested established star Telly Savalas play Bond villain Blofeld this time around. The SPECTRE villain’s plan would be to hold the world to ransom by threatening to render all food plants and livestock infertile.
James Bond producer: George Lazenby ‘had tough time’ with On Her Majesty’s Secret Service | Films | Entertainment
When On Her Majesty’s Secret Service was released, the film was met with mostly unfavourable reviews, especially when it came to comparing him to his predecessor. The Guardian wrote: “[Lazenby] is not a good actor and though I never thought Sean Connery was all that stylish either, there are moments when one yearns for a little of his louche panache.”
George Lazenby, who took on the role of James Bond directly after Sean Connery, reacts to No Time to Die via his official Twitter account. George Lazenby, the second actor to portray Ian Fleming’s James Bond after Sean Connery, has reacted to the latest installment in the super-spy franchise, No Time to Die. With just a matter of days to go before the film’s official release, fans are more excited than ever to see what will be Daniel Craig’s final outing as 007. The film has faced a lengthy list of setbacks and delays, but at long last, the finished product is ready to be revealed.
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Call her Bond, Jane Bond. The internet wants to know who will play Bond in the next chapter of the long-running movie series. Daniel Craig is trading in his Walther PPK pistol for a magnifying glass as he moves to star in the Knives Out sequels for Amazon Prime. One former Bond actor said the next 007 could be a woman.
James Bond's George Lazenby Shared Sweet Message For Timothy Dalton, Which Of Course Sparked More Love For Their 007s
While there’s only ever been six men to have played the role of James Bond in the official cinematic canon, the world definitely has its favorites who seem to get more attention than others. Even we here at CinemaBlend have debated whether Sean Connery or Daniel Craig is the superior 007, as those seem to be the people’s champions. But after a sweet birthday message to Timothy Dalton last weekend, George Lazenby has inspired a huge tide of love for the most underrated Bond performances of them all.