MI6 reports from Tokyo, Japan, where Bond girl Olga
Kurylenko launched the new limited edition James
Olga Kurylenko Launches 007 Watch
30th November 2008
Last Sunday, Olga Kurylenko officially introduced the Omega
Seamaster Planet Ocean James Bond Limited Edition model at the
Omega Boutique in Aoyama, Japan. The Ukrainian beauty, who starred
in "Quantum of Solace" with Daniel
invited by Omega to
present the timepiece, which has been released in an edition
of 5,007 pieces.
Omega was James Bond’s watch of choice
in "Quantum of Solace", the 22nd installment in the most successful
all time. It marked the sixth film in which the iconic secret
agent wore an Omega Seamaster. Daniel Craig reprised the role
of 007 which he first played in Casino Royale. "Quantum
which has already broken numerous box-office records, is set
to open in Japan in January 2009.
The Japanese press gathered in front of the Omega Boutique Aoyama
as Olga Kurylenko unveiled the new show window decoration featuring
Daniel Craig in his role as the world’s favourite spy.
Kimono-clad children were on hand to present flowers to the Ukrainian
star, who was touched by the warmth of their gesture.
The event also included the inauguration of the James Bond Exhibition
on the second floor of the Boutique.
At the Nicolas G. Hayek Center in Ginza, the latest Bond Girl
was given the opportunity to try her hand at watchmaking. Kurylenko
laughed as she attempted to adjust the tiny parts in a mechanical
watch movement as a master watchmaker and a delighted audience
The day ended with a party at the Cité du Temps situated
on the top floor of the building with a riveting view of the
Ginza prefecture by night. More than 200 guests joined Omega
and special guest Olga Kurylenko, the stunning actress who is
carrying on the Bond Girl legacy – nearly as important
a part of the film series as 007 himself.
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James Bond Watch 2008