To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the EON Productions series, homages were paid to all the James Bond adventures that went before To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the EON Productions series, homages were paid to all the 19 James Bond adventures that went before. In the most blatant nod to fans, Q mentions in his laboratory as he hands Bond his new watch: "This is your twentieth, I believe," referencing that this was the twentieth film. No Jinx walking out of the sea in a bikini, wearing a white belt and a diving knife, is an obvious homage to the iconic Ursula Andress moment. The pistol Jinx uses is a Beretta.
Rosamund Pike was asked to strip down to underwear while auditioning for Die Another Day
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Rosamund Pike has recounted the time she was asked to strip down to her underwear while auditioning for the James Bond film Die Another Day. The Gone Girl actor said she refused to remove her clothes, something the producers admired as they ended up casting her as character Miranda Frost opposite Pierce Brosnan in the film. Pike, who was 21 at the time, said she was asked to appear in an evening dress, adding she turned up in a silk gown once worn by her grandma. So, I put on this shimmering sheath, or whatever the order of the day was, but I didn't drop it. Pike acknowledged that, despite the incident, she felt safe on set thanks to producer Barbara Broccoli and maintained that the character was well-written. Rumours of s new Bond have been swirling with Idris Elba responding to news that he may portray the iconic character after Daniel Craig. Pike has had a busy year with roles in multiple films, including Entebbe , Beirut and Hostiles.
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She is portrayed by Rosamund Pike. Miranda Frost is a Harvard-educated, gold medal-winning Olympic fencer trained by Verity posing as Graves' publicist and fencing partner. She won gold at the Sydney Olympics by default, after Graves organized the real gold medalist's death by drug overdose. This earned Graves Miranda's allegiance.
It was released in and produced by Bond veterans Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli. Die Another Day , being the twentieth Bond film and also being released the year of the Bond film's "40th Anniversary," pays homage in some sort of way to every previous official James Bond film . It also additionally references several Ian Fleming novels as well as novels by other official Bond authors.