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Jonna Mendez, former CIA Chief of Disguise, specialized in concealing the identities of operatives and assets in the field, while also developing new methods of deception. This entailed creating photorealistic masks that look indistinguishable from a real face. She proved this by wearing one to a meeting with President George H.W. Bush in the Oval Office. Today, she spends her time on the International Spy Museum’s Advisory Board in Washington D.C. Read more for two videos and additional information.
Set for release on November 19, Ghostbusters: Afterlife is the sequel to Ghostbusters (1984) and Ghostbusters II (1989). It was actually screened on August 23, 2021 during the 2021 CinemaCon event in Los Angeles after the delay of its initial theatrical release (June 2021). Seasoned Projections just couldn’t wait any longer, so they decided to create one of the most extravagant Halloween 2021 house projections yet. Read more for the show and additional information.
Aston Martin Cognizant F1 Team drivers Sebastian Vettel and Lance Stroll are familiar with high-performance vehicles, so it’s no surprise they were able to recreate “No Time to Die” stunts in a DB5 around the famed Silverstone Circuit. Considering their Aston Martin AMR21 F1 race cars can hit a top speed of 195 mph and 60 mph in just 3.5-seconds, hooning the DB5 did take some getting used to, especially for Stroll. Read more for the video and additional information.
Finally, Netflix has announced a release date for its long awaited live-action Cowboy Bebop series, and it’s November 19, 2021. Developed by André Nemec and written by Christopher Yost, the series stars John Cho (Spike Spiegel), Mustafa Shakir, Daniella Pineda (Faye Valentine), Elena Satine (Julia), and Alex Hassell (Vicious). This reboot was actually teased back in 2017 before being picked up by Netflix a year later, so the 10-episode series could be expanded further, depending on its reception. Read more to see the opening credits and scene shots.
The Tesla Model S Plaid base model will set you back $129,990 USD, and Little Car Company’s Aston Martin DB5 Junior “No Time to Die” edition, a cool $120,000. However, this one definitely comes with more cool toys, or at least from a James Bond perspective. It’s limited to just 125 vehicles worldwide and handcrafted at 66% scale of the original, complete with a fully electric powertrain. Not only do you get the iconic Silver Birch paintwork, Smiths instruments, and individually numbered chassis plates, but also special edition 007 badging. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
The most recent Barrett-Jackson, which took place at the Inaugural Houston Auction at NRG Center in Houston, Texas, achieved $37.5 million in total sales, including a record-setting $1.98-million for a 1979 Porsche 928 driven by Tom Cruise in “Risky Business”. These vehicles normally sell for $20,000 – $50,000+ USD depending on the condition, but this is one of three used during filming and received the most screen time with Tom Cruise behind the wheel. Read more for two videos and additional information.
Set to hit theaters on December 22, 2021, “The Matrix Resurrections” is the fourth installment in the film series, and from the newly released trailer, it definitely has more than a few surprises up its sleeve. Not only does Keanu Reeves return, but Carrie-Anne Moss as well, portraying Neo and Trinity respectively, in an expansion of their story that takes both characters back into the Matrix. Read more for the video and additional information.
With “No Time to Die” set for release in theaters on October 8th in the United States, it’s only fitting that Land Rover reveal a special edition model inspired by the long awaited film. Introducing the Land Rover Defender V8 Bond Edition, created by Land Rover SV Bespoke, and based on the 110 body style. In addition to the Extended Black Pack with 22-inch Gloss Black wheels and Xenon Blue front brake calipers, you also get a ‘Defender 007’ rear badge, 007 puddle lamp, illuminated treadplates as well as an exclusive touchscreen animation on the Pivi Pro infotainment system. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
Slated for a May 7, 2022 theatrical release, Mission Impossible 7, directed by Christopher McQuarrie, follows Rogue Nation and Fallout. Tom Cruise reprises his role as Ethan Hunt, along with a few other familiar names, including Ving Rhames, Henry Czerny, Simon Pegg, Rebecca Ferguson, Vanessa Kirby, as well as Frederick Schmidt. Filming is currently underway, or at least one of the stunts, in Derbyshire, a county in the East Midlands of England. Read more to see a quarry train stunt that may have a big part in the film.
Finally, the first Spider-Man: No Way Home teaser trailer has been released and it contains a few surprises, or at least for some. We not only get a glimpse of Alfred Molina’s Doctor Octopus in a stinger, but one of Green Goblin’s bombs as well. The story begins after the end of Spider-Man: Far From Home, in which his identity was exposed by Mysterio, causing Peter Parker’s life to spiral out of control. Read more for the video.