George Lazenby jokes Connery is too rich to bother with Oscars
Bond News - 24-02-13

Former James Bond actor George Lazenby has joked that his predecessor in the famous 007 role is too rich now to bother turning up to the Academy Awards.

Speaking on BBC Radio 5Live, Lazenby said: "Iím not going to be at the Oscars. I donít think they got that close to reuniting all the Bonds."

"I was at the 40th anniversary and Sean Connery didnít show up, so why would he show up to the 50th?"

"He doesnít need the money. I donít think he could spend the money before he goes."

Discuss this news here...

 
Earlier Story: The Stereophonics want to perform Bond 24 title song

Later Story: Late Doctor Who actor reveals secret service ties with Ian Fleming

This content is maintained by www.mi6-hq.com Content is copyright its respective owners and is published for non profit educational use only. All original content is copyright mi6-hq.com © 2014. MI6 accept no responsibility or give warranty for the accuracy authenticity or correctness of content. James Bond 007 is a registered trademark of DANJAQ, LLC, a Delaware corporation in the United States and/or other countries. Webmasters seeking news syndication or for press contact information - click here.

Not Forgetting James Bond - Syd Cain Autobiography

Latest Headlines

Media Alert - 29-07-14
UK TV - 'The World Is Not Enough' on ITV2, Friday night... Full Story


Collecting - 28-07-14
Signed copies of Sir Roger Moore's latest memoirs available for order... Full Story

Actor News - 27-07-14
Bond villain Jonathan Pryce joins 'Game of Thrones' cast... Full Story

Bond News - 26-07-14
'The Secret Service' film more 'fun' than recent Bonds claims its creator... Full Story

Actor News - 25-07-14
Timothy Dalton admits he's not tempted to talk Bond with 007 scribe John Logan... Full Story


Event - 24-07-14
BondStars.com host private signing with 'Goldfinger' stars and Roger Moore... Full Story

Actor News - 23-07-14
Full theatrical trailer drops for Pierce Brosnan's 'November Man'... Full Story


Bond 24 - 23-07-14
Stunt coordinator Gary Powell hints at possible Bond 24 locations... Full Story

Media Alert - 22-07-14
UK TV - 'From Russia With Love' on ITV4, Saturday night... Full Story

News Archive