Worth the wait? The first 'Skyfall' teaser poster
has been revealed, later in to production than any
modern era James Bond film...
Skyfall Teaser Poster
17th May 2012
Almost six months since principal photography
began on the film, the first teaser poster for "Skyfall" has
finally been revealed. As MI6 reported earlier the in the week,
the poster launch
was timed to land in the middle of the Cannes Film Festival.
black and white image of Daniel Craig as 007 striding towards
the camera with the iconic gun barrel graphics behind him was
announced on 007.com
at 9am GMT.
The first "Casino
Royale" teaser poster (below left) was first
leaked on the internet in late April, and officially unveiled
on May 2nd 2006, after filming
started on January 30th 2006. Even quicker was the first teaser
poster for "Quantum of Solace", which was unveiled on 7th February
2008, just a few weeks after filming started on January 3rd 2008.
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