Official: The 23rd James Bond film will open in
the UK on October 26th, 2012 and the USA two weeks
Bond 23 Release Dates Confirmed
2nd June 2011
London, June 2, 2011 – MGM
and Sony Pictures Entertainment are delighted to announce the
the eagerly anticipated 23rd James
Bond adventure will be Friday,
26th October, 2012 opening at the Odeon Leicester Square
and in cinemas across the UK and Ireland.
The film will open in the United States on November 9, 2012.
Bond 23 will see Daniel
Craig continue his role as James Bond
in the iconic movie franchise, with British director Sam Mendes
at the helm of the as-yet untitled 23rd James Bond adventure.
The film will be produced by Michael
G. Wilson and Barbara
The last two films, Casino
Royale and Quantum of Solace, had
record-high grosses for the Bond franchise, with Casino Royale
taking in $599 million in worldwide ticket sales and Quantum
of Solace generating $577 million.
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