MI6 has the first look at character renders of
James Bond and the Aston Martin DB5, Eva, and Red
Grant from the forthcoming game "From Russia
FRWL Character Renders
28th August 2005
MI6 has the first look at stunning character renders of James
Bond and the Aston Martin DB5, Eva, and Red Grant from the forthcoming
game "From Russia With Love"...
Sir Sean Connery returns to the role of James Bond by lending
his voice and likeness to 007 in EA's latest videogame from the
franchise. Connery's appearance has been sculpted to fit his youthful
looks in the 1963 film on which the game is based.
Following EA's strategy of a "Directors Cut" approach
to the source material, the infamous Aston Martin DB5 has been
brought forward from "Goldfinger" to appear in the game.
All the classic car gadgets will be there - including the tire
Red Grant |
Also appearing from the original film is Red Grant, based on
the likeness of the late Robert Shaw. As with the movie, Red Grant
is the central villain who shadows Bond for most of the adventure.
New to "From Russia With Love" is Eva, a character
added by EA. She will be played
by Maria Menounos, who recently appeared in "Fantastic
Four" and has hosted TV shows for ET and MTV. Eva is villain
Red Grant's driver and henchwoman, and out to stop Bond at any
A character render of the second additional new character, Miss
Elizabeth Stark played by Natasha Bedingfield, was revealed
earlier this month.
Development of "From
Russia With Love" will take place at EA Redwood studios
(USA) and will ship in October/November 2005 on Microsoft
Xbox, Sony PlayStation
2 and Nintendo
GameCube. Versions for Nintendo DS and Sony PSP are
yet to be officially confirmed.
Stay tuned to MI6 for the latest
unrivalled coverage of "From
Russia With Love" (VG) starring Sean Connery as
James Bond 007.
Images copyright EA Games, used with permission.