Becoming Bond

A unique documentary/narrative hybrid chronicling the stranger-than-fiction true story of George Lazenby, a poor Australian car mechanic who, through an unbelievable set of circumstances, landed the role of James Bond in "On Her Majesty’s Secret Service" (1969), despite having never acted a day in his life. Then after being offered the next six Bond films and a $1 million signing bonus, he turned it all down…

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Credits

Director:

Josh Greenbaum

Producer:

Rafael Marmor, Christopher Leggett, Josh Greenbaum

Screenwriter:

Josh Greenbaum

Cinematographer:

John Rutland

Editor:

Billy McMillin

Production Designer:

Caity Birmingham

Music:

John Piscitello

Principal Cast:

George Lazenby, Josh Lawson, Kassandra Clementi, Jeff Garlin, Jake Johnson, Jane Seymour, Dana Carvey

Additional Credits:

Line Producer: Kourtney Gleason, Casting By: Angela Demo, C.S.A., Associate Editor: Terry Yates

Contact

Distributor:

Hulu
kati.piper@hulu.com

Public Film Contact:

Kati Piper
Hulu
kati.piper@hulu.com
(310) 571-4719

Publicity Contact:

Gina Pence
gina.pence@hulu.com
310-994-1281

Details

Primary Entry:
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Secondary Entry:
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Year:

2017

Premiere Status:

World Premiere

Genre:

["Biography", "Comedy", "Documentary"]

Screening Section:

Visions

Screening Category:

Documentary Feature

Country:

United States

Language:

English

Runtime:

91 mins