M (Judi Dench) places Bond under the watchful eye of the
beguiling VESPER LUND (Eva Green). At first skeptical of
what value Vesper can provide, Bond's interest in her deepens
as they brave danger together and even torture at the hands
of Le Chiffre.
In Montenegro, Bond allies himself with MATHIS (Giancarlo
Giannini) MI6's local field agent, and FELIX LEITER (Jeffrey
Wright) who is representing the interests of the CIA. The
marathon game proceeds with dirty tricks and violence, raising
the stakes beyond blood money and reaching a terrifying
Produced by Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli
(Eon Productions) and directed by Martin Campbell, CASINO
ROYALE is scheduled for release November 17, 2006. Principal
photography started on January 30th 2006, with locations
in the UK, Czech Republic (Prague), Italy, and the Bahamas.
It will be British actor Daniel Craig’s first outing
as James Bond. He is the sixth actor to play the 007 role
in the franchise.
The film also stars Judi Dench, Eva Green, Mads Mikkelsen,
Jeffrey Wright, Giancarlo Giannini, Caterina Murino, Simon
Abkarian, Tobias Menzies, Ivana Milicevic, Clemens Schik,
Ludger Pistor, Claudio Santamaria and Isaach de Bankole.
Above: Mads Mikkelsen plays Le Chiffre