Columbia Pictures to Produce New James Bond Series

Posted on October 14, 1997

Columbia Pictures announced a new association with producer/director Kevin McClory and his company Spectre Associates Inc. to make a series of new James Bond feature films. These movies will be based on original works created by McClory, James Bond novelist Ian Fleming and Jack Whittingham.

The first new Bond film, to be produced by McClory, is expected to be released in 1999. McClory produced the James Bond films Thunderball in 1965 and Never Say Never Again in 1983 and was co-author of the original story on which these films were based.

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