In this episode of Film Stories with Simon Brew, two films that were – in the end – turned around to very tight deadlines. One slightly more expensive than the other!
The challenge with 2015’s Spectre was to follow up the most successful James Bond film of all time. Skyfall had grossed over $1bn: but its director, Sam Mendes, wasn’t keen originally to return for Spectre. And when the film did get filming, star Daniel Craig was covering the fact that he had a broken leg.
Less high profile drama followed 1996’s When Saturday Comes, but the Sean Bean-headlined football drama still faced some uphill challenges of its own…
This is the last Film Stories episode before a summer break. In true James Bond style, Film Stories will return…
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