With filming well underway on the 22nd James Bond
film, early spy shots have captured the action
around London with Daniel Craig and Dame Judi Dench...
Production Diary (2)
7th January 2008
Filming Kicks Off In
Principal photograph on the 22nd James Bond film 'lensed'
on Wednesday 2nd January 2008 in and around the The
Barbican in London. Although Daniel Craig was not present for the filming
of a scene with a man on a cell phone, some fans turned up to witness the event
A day later, Craig
was spotted in London,
this time at The Water Gardens in Burwood Place, London
(W2 2DA) near Edgware Road tube station.
Right: Daniel Craig greets director Marc
Forster at the London filming on Thursday 3rd January.
Daniel Craig was the centre of attention during the shoot, and
several crew members can also be seen in the photos including
director Marc Forster who was wearing a pale blue
Some reports indicate that the Fire Brigade were on hand to
help create the illusion of rain at the location, but this could
have just been the local weather...
Out Of Office
Day three of principal photography
on Bond 22 saw more spy shots emerge - this time of Dame
Judi Dench reprising
her role as M.
The photographs were taken in London in
what appears to be a scene where M is out of her office,
Up until the filming this week, Dench was
in the dark on the script. She said, "It's
all so secretive. I've only been told that this will be an
and that's it. "I wasn't remotely surprised about the
success of Casino Royale and I'm sure we can surpass that
Above: Dench shares a joke with director Marc Forster (right)
In brief news, director Marc
Forster has talked to press in Austria about the run-time for the film. With Casino Royale
running to a series-record 144 minutes, Forster was asked in
James Bond film would be around the same
length. Forster said, "I can only speak to myself, but I focus
on a running time of exactly two hours." When asked how his
movie will stack up against the previous outing helmed by Martin
Campbell, Forster said "with Casino
Royale, the producers created a new kind of James Bond film.
Here I would like to tie."