|Above, Donald Pleasence as SPECTRE boss Ernst Stavro |
Blofeld in You Only Live Twice (1967). United Artists photo.
An occurrence that would make for a good script itself has actually happened to Sony Pictures.
Japan Today reported:
LOS ANGELES —Early villains have emerged in the next James Bond film “SPECTRE”: hackers who stole a version of the screenplay as part of a devastating cyberattack on Sony Pictures.
Producers of the James Bond films said they learned on Saturday morning that an early version of the “SPECTRE” script was among material stolen and made public by hackers who infiltrated computers at the Sony studio.
“Eon Productions is concerned that third parties who have received the stolen screenplay may seek to publish it or its contents,” Eon said in a statement, while warning that the script is protected by UK copyright laws.Earlier, it was reported that sensitive information gleaned from the cyberattack included emails, salary information and actors' personal information.
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