Lincoln filmmaker Steven Spielberg reveals James Bond rejection in the 70's

November 24 2012

While Skyfall continues to dominate the UK box office Hollywood legendary filmmaker Steven Spielberg has revealed that he was turned down after he offered to make a James Bond film.

The rejection took place in the 1970s and speaking to the Daily Mail Spielberg said "I went to Cubby Broccoli and I asked if I could do one and he said, 'No'.

I've never asked again. Instead, I made the Indiana Jones series."

Spielberg's Lincoln comes to UK cinemas on January 25 and features the stellar cast of Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Tommy Lee Jones, James Spader, Hal Holbrook, John Hawkes, David Strathairn, Bruce McGill, Tim Blake Nelson, Lee Pace and Jackie Earle Haley.

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