Bruce Feirstein (born 1956) is an American screenwriter and humorist, best known for his contributions to the James Bond series and his best-selling humor books, including Real Men Don't Eat Quiche and Nice Guys Sleep Alone. Real Men Don't Eat Quiche was on the New York Times best seller list for 53 weeks.
James Bond works
In 1995, Feirstein got his start within the James Bond series by writing the screenplay, along with Jeffrey Caine, for the film GoldenEye, with story by Michael France. Feirstein followed this up in 1997 by writing the story and the screenplay for Tomorrow Never Dies. The last time he was involved in the Bond film series was in 1999 when he co-scripted The World Is Not Enough with story writers Neal Purvis and Robert Wade.
Yet his association with 007 did not end there for Feirstein has also written four video games in the Bond series. In 2004, Feirstein wrote the critically acclaimed Everything or Nothing for developer and publisher Electronic Arts.
More recently Feirstein adapted the 1957 Ian Fleming novel and 1963 film From Russia with Love for the 2005 video game of the same name, utilizing the voice and likeness of Sean Connery.
In 2010, Activision announced that he would contribute an original story for the next videogame in the series, Blood Stone, for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC platforms, along with the remake of GoldenEye. As one of the original writers of the GoldenEye film, Feirstein's work on the new game involved updating the plot to a modern setting and in the style of Daniel Craig's interpretation of the character.