MI6 Confidential Issue #50
6th May 2019
Issue #50 of the James Bond magazine MI6 Confidential celebrates Dalton's darker 007
By MI6 Staff
Issue #50 of the full-colour James Bond magazine MI6 Confidential is now shipping worldwide.
For the 16th Bond adventure, Michael G. Wilson took the lead in penning a darker, more brooding Bond story, borrowing only a smattering of Fleming source material and setting the story South of the border. Dalton, who firmly believed Bond wasn’t for children, welcomed the increased violence and danger. 30 years on the film reveals more than you might think about the future of Bond: as well as cranking up the violence, it set a 30-year tone for poster design, and showed Bond with a vested, personal interest in the mission.
This issue celebrates the film many look on as an 'outlier' of the series by dipping back into the press archives and hearing from its stars.
We also learn how to explore New York like 007 and reveal a scrapped sequence from Die Another Day.
In This Issue
Dalton on Bond - Celebrating 30 years of Licence To Kill
Dalton in Japan - A snapshot of the massive media coverage in Japan
Tonal Shift - Licence to Kill saw the introduction of more photography into 007's promotional posters
007’s New York - Visit the city that never sleeps following Fleming’s Bond
An Unloved Season - Michael Lonsdale reflects on Moonraker as it marks 40 years
Wai Lin Returns - The Die Another Day abandoned sequence that almost included Michele Yeoh
Beyond Bond - Behind the scenes of Matthew Vaughn's Daniel Craig lead film Layer Cake
Issue #50 is now shipping around the world. To order online, visit www.mi6confidential.com
This is the second of five issues of the 2019 season of MI6 Confidential. Subscribe today and receive Issue #50 and the other four magazines released this year.
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