00-Heaven: First look at the stunning new James Bond steelbooks and Blu-ray set

By Dave Lancaster

Just about everybody loves James Bond and the same goes for Blu-ray steelbooks, the latest home entertainment must-have phenomenon. Put the two together and you've got geek 00-Heaven.

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios (or MGM to you and me) and Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment are releasing special edition Blu-rays and Blu-ray & DVD collectible box-sets on September 14th, ahead of the November 6th global release of SPECTRE, the 24th James Bond adventure. And the first promo images have jaws dropping.

There's a heavy slant towards the criminal organisation SPECTRE which is also where the new Bond film will focus its plot. To celebrate that forthcoming release, a collectible set including six films featuring the SPECTRE organisation (From Russia With Love, Thunderball, You Only Live Twice, On Her Majesty’s Secret Service, Diamonds Are Forever, For Your Eyes Only) and the first Daniel Craig title (Casino Royale) featuring packaging inspired by the films’ iconic opening title sequence is coming out.

New featurettes on the criminal organisation headed by Ernst Stavro Blofeld have also been newly filmed with Bond writers Neal Purvis and Robert Wade.

In addition to the Zavvi exclusive steelbooks, The James Bond Complete Collection is also arriving on Blu-ray and DVD, featuring all 23 iconic Bond films together in one box-set, including a 24th space for SPECTRE.

But it's these steelbooks that are sealing the deal for us:

Special Edition Bond Blu-ray and DVD releases are available from 14th September 2015, from Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios (MGM) and Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment

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