A View to a Kill/Trivia

Everything About Fiction You Never Wanted to Know.

  • Hey, It's That Guy!: Bond teams up with John Steed.
  • Reality Subtext: Zorin's "Main Strike" is schedueled to happen on the 22nd, the same day as the Kennedy assassination; the Texan oil driller Conley is a reference to Texan Governor Connally, who was also shot but survived; and Sir Godfrey Tibbet is a reference to JD Tibbet, the policeman Lee Harvey Oswald was originally arrested for shooting.
  • What Could Have Been: Pierce Brosnan would have taken up the 007 mantle ten years early if he hadn't decided to do Remington Steele instead.
    • David Bowie turned down the role of Zorin.
    • Maryam D'Abo screen-tested as Pola Ivanova, but was rejected for being too young. She would star as Kara Milovy in the next Bond movie The Living Daylights.