As well as pretending to be 007 in an episode of ‘The Saint’, Moore actually starred as the spy in a March 1964 episode of BBC show ‘Mainly Millicent’. In the sketch, he goes for lunch with a Russian agent played by the show’s star Millicent Martin and punches a waiter. Luckily for him, Cubby Broccoli still thought he was the perfect man for the big-screen job.
There are many ways to get yourself into the film business. And while historically, both hard work and blind luck have proved equally successful, there’s always this… Writer and producer Eric D. Wilkinson has been working in the movie business since about 2007, but this brilliantly inventive way to get himself work is now going viral. This week he took out a full-page advert in industry bible The Hollywood Reporter pitching his idea for a ‘Die Hard’ sequel.