Behind The Scenes (3)
15th June 2015
A new video delves into the costuming and recreation of the Mexican Day Of The Dead festival for SPECTRE's pre-titles sequence
By MI6 Staff
The latest video blog to tease the upcoming 24th 007 adventure, SPECTRE, focuses on the costuming and makeup of 1500 extras on location in Mexico where the production shot extensively in March. Mexico is the backdrop for SPECTRE's pre-titles sequence with Bond after Marco Sciarra, played by Italian Alessandro Cremona.
"I wanted the audience to be dropped right into the middle of a very, very specific, very heady, rich environment. It's the day of the dead. Everywhere you look there's colour and detail and life." - Sam Mendes
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.