A behind the scenes photograph of Daniel Craig as James Bond in "Skyfall" has been released...

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13th January 2012

A behind the scenes photograph of Daniel Craig as James Bond in the new 007 adventure "Skyfall" has spread across the web today. The shot shows Craig sitting in a pool in his trademark blue swimming trunks.

The scene was filmed at the Four Seasons hotel in Canary Wharf, London, on 2nd December 2011. It is understood this location will be doubling for scenes in Shanghai. The pool will also feature a glitzy martini bar.

Briefing
The 23rd James Bond film, "Skyfall", commenced principal studio photography on 7th November 2011 for a UK release on October 26th, 2012 and the USA on November 9, 2012. MGM will produce, finance and distribute 007's 23rd adventure in partnership with Sony Pictures Entertainment.

Daniel Craig will be returning as the legendary British secret agent, alongside Judi Dench as "M", with Sam Mendes directing a screenplay written by Neal Purvis, Robert Wade and John Logan. The cast will also include Bérénice Marlohe, Javier Bardem, Naomie Harris, Ralph Fiennes, Albert Finney and Ben Wishaw. The film will shoot at Pinewood Studios and on location in London, England; Scotland; Shanghai, China and Istanbul, Turkey.

It will be the longest gap between Bond movies without a change in the lead role. In addition, 2012 marks the 50th anniversary of the EON Productions series of James Bond films.

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