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32 Goodbye, Mr. Bond

With MGM up for auction—and no buyer in sight—the world’s greatest film franchise lies in peril. EW investigates what’s next for James Bond, and whether Daniel Craig has sipped his last shaken martini. By Benjamin Svetkey

40 Christina Applegate

She was hilarious in Married…With Children and held her own opposite Will Ferrell in Anchorman. Now the actress is about to crack us up again in Going the Distance. By Benjamin Svetkey

44 Mad Men

From adultery (hubba-hubba) to zipper (huh?), an A-to-Z guide to the AMC hit for newbies and obsessives alike. By Missy Schwartz

48 Lost

The season 6 and complete-series DVDs hit stores Aug. 24, and we’ve got the exclusive first look at the mythology-rich extras. By Jeff ”Doc” Jensen Plus: Exec producers Damon Lindelof and Carlton Cuse speak candidly about fan reaction to the series finale.

DEPARTMENTS

4 Feedback

6 20 Years Ago

9 The Must List

13 First Look

James Franco stars in the harrowing 127 Hours; Stephen King: actor…

17 News + Notes

Fall TV early buzz: famous guest stars, Friends reunite, cast changes, and more…Who’ll end up at the judges’ table on Idol?…Gwyneth Paltrow goes country…

30 PopWatch

Behind the Bachelorette proposal; Kanye tweets…

80 The Bullseye

REVIEWS

56 Movies

Will Ferrell creates yet another classic antihero in The Other Guys; who’s the biggest badass in The Expendables?; Step Up 3D…

66 TV

The Glades is a by-the-numbers procedural; David Hasselhoff roast; What to Watch…

74 Music

Mike Posner’s uneven debut; Sugarland does reggae; Sky Ferreira…

77 Books

Sharon Pomerantz’s engrossing Rich Boy; Carl Hiaasen Q&A…

ON THE COVER

Daniel Craig as James Bond in Casino Royale. Sony Pictures/Everett Collection. Digital imaging by Joe Zeff Design.

”THE IRONY HERE IS THAT BOND HAS OTHERWISE NEVER LOOKED HEALTHIER. THE LAST TWO MOVIES, CASINO ROYALE AND QUANTUM OF SOLACE, HAVE TOGETHER GROSSED A BILLION DOLLARS WORLDWIDE.”

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”THE IRONY HERE IS THAT BOND HAS OTHERWISE NEVER LOOKED HEALTHIER. THE LAST TWO MOVIES, CASINO ROYALE AND QUANTUM OF SOLACE, HAVE TOGETHER GROSSED A BILLION DOLLARS WORLDWIDE.”