Madonna To Sing For New Bond Film
Madonna will perform a song for the upcoming, as-yet-untitled James Bond film, according to a spokesperson. It hasn't yet been determined if the song will serve as the film's main theme, and the starMadonna will perform a song for the upcoming, as-yet-untitled James Bond film, according to a spokesperson. It hasn't yet been determined if the song will serve as the film's main theme, and the star will not make a rumored appearance in the movie, which stars Pierce Brosnan in his fourth go-around as British secret agent 007.
The film, which is going under the working title "Bond 20," recently began shooting in Pinewood Studios near London. The rest of the cast includes Halle Berry, Rick Yune, and Rosamund Pike, with Judi Dench and John Cleese reprising their roles as Bond colleagues M and R, respectively. The film will be directed by Lee Tamahori ("Along Came a Spider," "The Edge").
In recent years, Madonna has contributed the original song "Time Stood Still" and her cover of Don McLean's "American Pie" to the 2000 soundtrack of "The Next Best Thing," in which she starred. She also penned "Beautiful Stranger" for 1999's "Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me." Madonna starred in the 1996 film musical "Evita" and in 1990's "Dick Tracy," in which she played the nightclub singer Breathless Mahoney.
She will return to acting in the upcoming film "Love, Sex, Drugs & Money," which will be directed by her husband Guy Ritchie and also star Jennifer Aniston, Jeanne Tripplehorn, and Bruce Greenwood. The artist has also begun work on the follow-up to 2000's "Music" (Maverick), and plans to work again with French producer Mirwais, who she teamed with for that set.