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Ben Whishaw on the Intimidation of Playing the New Q in ‘Skyfall’

Not many actors have to step into a role that was at one time played by an actor in seventeen films previously, so perhaps it’s fair to say that Ben Whishaw has it more difficult than most young actors by appearing as James Bond’s personal armorer Q in Skyfall.

Daniel Craig vs. a Train in this New Clip from ‘Skyfall’

Here’s the first clip from Skyfall. There’s not much going on here except Daniel Craig looking a million times more poised than any of us would be after walking along a crane and jumping into a moving train. I’m really looking forward to this.

Bette Midler is Returning to Broadway in a New One-Character Play

Appearing on Broadway for the first time in 30 years, Tony and Grammy Award-winner Bette Midler will play the legendary Hollywood agent Sue Mengers (who died in 2011) in a new, one-character play titled, I’ll Eat You Last: A Chat With Sue Mengers.

Naomie Harris on Becoming a ‘Modern’ Bond Girl: “It’s the most freedom I ever felt. That’s one of the reasons the franchise survives so well. It’s what they enable you to do”

The James Bond movies are known for various trademarks, but perhaps none are so appealing as the Bond girls — the beautiful women who co-star alongside 007 himself, and usually end up in his bedroom. But while actress Naomie Harris is no stranger to franchises — she appeared in two of the four Pirates of the Caribbean movies — she is adamant that her character in Skyfall, the latest Bond film, is no stereotypical “Bond girl.” In an interview with USA Today, Harris talks about her action-oriented role and what sets her apart from other women in the long-running series.

Judi Dench: “In the theatre you can change things ever so slightly; it’s an organic thing. Whereas in film you only have that chance on the day, and you have no control over it at all”

Just a few weeks ahead of her 78th birthday, Dame Judi Dench shows no sign of retiring or even scaling back on her award-winning acting. But despite that Dench doesn’t consider herself a proficient actress by any means, and she reveals some reasons why she still doesn’t consider herself a “good actor” to The Guardian.

Biography: Ralph Fiennes

Ralph Fiennes recently completed his portrayal of the evil Lord Voldemort in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2, the finale of the blockbuster film franchise. Fiennes had also played Voldemort in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1.