Americas Premiere Announced
11th October 2015
'SPECTRE' will enjoy its Premiere of the Americas in Mexico City on November 2nd
By MI6 Staff
Press Release: Albert R. Broccoli's EON Productions, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios and Sony Pictures Entertainment are delighted to announce that Mexico City will host the Premiere of the Americas for the 24th James Bond adventure SPECTRE on Monday, November 2nd 2015.
The Premiere of the Americas will follow the World Premiere in London and marks the first time that Mexico has hosted an international James Bond premiere. The date coincides with the colourful Day of the Dead festivities across Mexico in celebration of the film's spectacular opening sequence set in Mexico City.
Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli commented, "We owe our magnificent Day of the Dead opening sequence, shot in Mexico City, to the expert craftsmanship of our wonderful British and Mexican crews. With 2015 being the Year of Mexico in the UK and the Year of the UK in Mexico, it is fitting that the Premiere of the Americas will take place in Mexico City."
Following the World Premiere in London and UK release on October 26th, SPECTRE will begin its rollout in North America and South America on November 6th.
Skyfall, the 23rd James Bond film, was a worldwide box office phenomenon, opening #1 in 70 territories around the world and earning over $1.1 billion worldwide.
SPECTRE (2015) is the new James Bond film and the 24th in the series. It will be the fourth outing for Daniel Craig as 007, and the second film to be directed by Sam Mendes from a screenplay by John Logan, Neal Purvis & Robert Wade. The new MI6 team of Ralph Fiennes (M), Naomie Harris (Moneypenny), Rory Kinnear (Tanner) and Ben Whishaw (Q) are all reprising their roles. The cast will include Lea Seydoux, Dave Bautista, Andrew Scott and Christoph Waltz. Production commences on December 8th 2014, with location work as early as 5th January 2015 in Austria. The film will also shoot on location in: Erfoud and Tangier, Morocco; Rome, Italy and Mexico City, Mexico. SPECTRE is scheduled for release on 7th November 2015.