MI6 Confidential Issue #44
6th March 2018
Issue #44 of the James Bond magazine MI6 Confidential dives into Pierce Brosnan's third outing as 007
By MI6 Staff
Issue #44 of the full-colour James Bond magazine MI6 Confidential is now shipping worldwide.
As the clock ticked down to the new millennium, the nineteenth James Bond film, The World Is Not Enough, launched in cinemas. It was a point of reflection for many, and questions still hung in the air if 007 was a relevant hero for today’s world. A $361m take at the global box-office answered firmly – yes – he was. For this issue we trawled our archives for interviews with the principal cast conducted as filming wrapped back in 1999.
Tying in to this look back at Brosnan’s third outing as 007 is an extensive interview with UA Executive Jeff Kleeman, who oversaw the re-launch of the franchise in the 1990s.
It is always with great pleasure that we speak with production designer Peter Lamont about his long career, and this issue rounds out with his memories of how he got started in the industry and the early Bonds.
In This Issue
Third Time’s a Charm - Pierce Brosnan felt settled with the character by 1999
In a Man’s World - Sophie Marceau and Denise Richards played strong and capable women
Changing of the Guard - Desmond Llewelyn and John Cleese discuss the beloved ‘Q’
Wheeler Dealer - Robbie Coltrane enjoyed his expanded role in The World Is Not Enough
Convening the Writers Room - UA exec Jeff Kleeman remembers the fast-paced Brosnan era
A Charmed Life - Peter Lamont explains how he joined the Bond family
Out with a Bang - Steve Cole talks about his final Young Bond adventure
Beyond Bond - Cold war breathed back to life in Atomic Blonde
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