The world premiere for "Quantum of Solace" will
be held at The Odeon in Leicester Square, London,
on Wednesday 29th October 2008...
"Quantum of Solace" World Premiere Announced
5th August 2008
Princes William and Harry will be among the first to see the
latest James Bond film when the world premiere is held in London
later this year, the producers have announced via the Press Association.
Michael Wilson and Barbara
Broccoli also revealed that Quantum
of Solace will be screened on October 29 at
the Odeon cinema in Leicester Square.
The royal brothers have asked for proceeds
from the event to benefit two charities, Help for Heroes
and the Royal British Legion.
Last time around for "Casino
theatres in Leicester Square were used for the premiere
with the Odeon hosting HRH Queen Elizabeth II and the cast
James Bond film to use the Odeon in Leicester Square for
its premiere was Goldfinger
back in 1964. A total of thirteen 007 outings have
made their world debut at the theatre to date.
Stars of the 22nd 007 adventure, including
Daniel Craig, Dame
Judi Dench and Gemma
will also attend the premiere. Directed by Marc
the film will be released in cinemas around the country
and worldwide from October 31st by Sony Pictures Entertainment.
Wilson and Broccoli said: "We are thrilled Prince
William and Prince Harry have agreed to attend the world
premiere of our latest James Bond film, and are pleased
this event will help raise much needed funds to support
the servicemen of our country through the Princes' chosen
Above: The Odeon in 2006 for Casino
Help for Heroes was launched last October to help wounded servicemen
and women. The charity raised £6 million to help provide
a swimming pool and gym complex at Headley Court rehabilitation
Surrey and continues to raise money to ensure that the wounded
get the best practical help and support. Since 1921, the Royal
British Legion has protected the interests, welfare and memory
of those who are currently serving, or have
served, in the Armed Forces and their dependants.
Quantum of Solace, part of the longest running franchise in
film history, picks up the storyline just one hour after the
end of 007's last film, Casino Royale.
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