Directed by Sam Mendes
Produced by Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli
Starring Daniel Craig as James Bond 007
LONDON, UK, December 4, 2014 – 007 Soundstage, Pinewood Studios, London.
James Bond Producers, Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli today released
the title of the 24th James Bond adventure, SPECTRE. The film, from Albert
R. Broccoli’s EON Productions, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios, and Sony
Pictures Entertainment, is directed by Sam Mendes and stars Daniel Craig,
who returns for his fourth film as Ian Fleming’s James Bond 007. SPECTRE
begins principal photography on Monday, December 8, and is set for global
release on November 6, 2015.
Along with Daniel Craig, Mendes presented the returning cast, Ralph Fiennes,
Naomie Harris, Ben Whishaw and Rory Kinnear as well as introducing Christoph
Waltz, Léa Seydoux, Dave Bautista, Monica Bellucci andAndrew Scott. Mendes
also revealed Bond’s sleek new Aston Martin, the DB10, created exclusively
A cryptic message from Bond’s past sends him on a trail to uncover a
sinister organisation. While M battles political forces to keep the secret
service alive, Bond peels back the layers of deceit to reveal the terrible
truth behind SPECTRE.
The 007 production will be based at Pinewood Studios, and on location in
London, Mexico City, Rome and Tangier and Erfoud, in Morocco. Bond will
return to the snow once again, this time in Sölden, along with other
Austrian locations, Obertilliach, and Lake Altaussee.
Commenting on the announcement, Wilson and Broccoli said, “We’re excited to
announce Daniel’s fourth installment in the series and thrilled that Sam has
taken on the challenge of following on the success of SKYFALL with
Written by John Logan and Neal Purvis & Robert Wade, Director of Photography
is Hoyte van Hoytema and Editor is Lee Smith. Production Designer, Dennis
Gassner returns along with Costume Designer, Jany Temime and Composer,
Thomas Newman. Action Specialist, Alexander Witt is the 2nd Unit Director.
Stunt Coordinator is Gary Powell, SFX Supervisor is Chris Corbould, and
Visual Effects Supervisor is Steve Begg.
Skyfall, the 23rd James Bond film, was a worldwide box office phenomenon,
opening #1 in 70 territories around the world, taking over $1.1 billion
worldwide and setting a new all-time box office record in the UK by becoming
the first film to take over £100 million.
The launch of SPECTRE was streamed live on 007.com <http://007.com/> and
Promotional partners returning to the Bond franchise include Aston Martin,
Bollinger, Heineken, Jaguar Land Rover, Omega, Sony Electronics, and Sony
About Albert R. Broccoli’s EON Productions
EON Productions Limited and Danjaq LLC are wholly owned and controlled by
the Broccoli/Wilson family. Danjaq is the US based company that co-owns,
with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios, the copyright in the existing James Bond
films and controls the right to produce future James Bond films as well as
all worldwide merchandising. EON Productions, an affiliate of Danjaq, is the
UK based production company which makes the James Bond films. The 007
franchise is the longest running in film history with twenty-three films
produced since 1962. Michael G Wilson and Barbara Broccoli succeeded Albert
R ‘Cubby’ Broccoli and have produced some of the most successful Bond films
ever including CASINO ROYALE, QUANTUM OF SOLACE and SKYFALL.
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer is celebrating 90 years as a leader in the entertainment
business and as an innovator in the industry. Today, MGM is an entertainment
company focused on the production and distribution of film and television
content globally. The company owns one of the world’s deepest libraries of
premium film and television content. In addition, MGM has investments in
domestic and international television channels and is the majority owner of
and distributor for United Artists Media Group (UAMG). For more information,
visit <http://www.mgm.com/> www.mgm.com.
About Sony Pictures Entertainment
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Inc., a subsidiary of Tokyo-based Sony Corporation. SPE's global operations
encompass motion picture production, acquisition and distribution;
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