James Bond helped open the London 2012 Olympic Games tonight by escorting Queen Elizabeth II to the ceremony...

007's Olympic Entrance

27th July 2012

Daniel Craig, in character as James Bond, helped open the 2012 London Olympic Games tonight by accompanying Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II to the stadium in a scenic helicopter ride over London.

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The short film "Happy and Glorious" by director Danny Boyle was shot in March, but played in 'real time' during the ceremony, with a helicopter hovering over the audience for the transition to live action. Stunt doubles were used for the parachute jump and Daniel Craig was not actually at the event tonight.

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