Timeline - Quantum of Solace
2nd September 2006 - James Bond's 22nd
adventure confirmed for release in November 2008. Previous
reports had stated a May
27th October 2006 - Producers confirm the upcoming film would be the first direct continuation of a James Bond story in the franchise's 44 year history.
6th June 2007 - The newest Bond production was confirmed to be returning to its spiritual home of Pinewood Studios in Buckinghamshire, UK.
19th June 2007 - Marc Forster is announced as the helmsman of the yet untitled "Bond 22".
16th August 2007 - a skeleton crew for the new Bond picture roll cameras on the bi-annual Palio di Siena horse race.
9th October 2007 - David Arnold signs up to score his fifth 007 soundtrack.
5th December 2007 - Mathieu Amalric confirms to Empire magazine that he will star in the upcoming James Bond adventure.
3rd January 2000 - principal cast and crew gather at Pinewood Studios, Buckinghamshire, UK to commence filming.
7th January 2008 - cameras roll on Bond 22
- the crew shoot M's house on Pinewood's F Stage. Producers officially announce principal cast including Mathieu Amalric, Jeffery Wright and Giancarlo Giannini.
8th January 2008 - Amalric cans his
first scene at Farnborough airfield, doubling for Bregenz
10th January 2008 - the crew moves to nearby Aldershot where they film scenes with Daniel Craig and Simon Kassianides playing Yusef.
15th January 2008 - back at Pinewood, Gemma Arterton gets thrown in the deep end shooting her first scene: Agent Fields' romantic rendezvous with 007.
15th January 2008 - Giannini joins the cast on the set of the "Andean Grand Hotel" to shoot a scene with Arterton and Craig.
20th January 2008 - Judi Dench shoots sequences in central London with the Foreign Sectary.
22nd January 2008 - the second unit stage a gigantic battle between Bond and Mitchell on the iconic 007 Stage at Pinewood.
24th January 2008 - the primary cast and crew appear for a photocall and press conference at Pinewood where Bond 22 is announced as "Quantum of Solace".
28th January 2008 - Dench and Craig capture early scenes for the film, including Mr. White's interrogation.
1st February 2008 - the 007 Stage is transformed
into the impressive cisterns of Siena to
stage Bond's pursuit of Mitchell.
4th February 2008 - Kurylenko and Craig film the impressive skydiving sequence at Bedford's Bodyflight centre.
7th February 2008 - the first unit arrive in South America and begin shooting on the streets of Panama with Craig and Arterton.
11th February 2008 - the The National Institute of Culture (INAC) Building is host to Bond, standing in for the Andean Grand Hotel.
25th February 2008 - the team arrive in Colon to shoot sequences set in Haiti, including Bond's first meeting with Camille and the motorbike chase.
7th March 2008 - the first unit shoot
at King's Quay docks where the corrupt General
Medrano meets with Greene.
9th March 2008 - Craig and Anatole Taubman shoot Bond's confrontation with Elvis.
11th March 2008 - the impressive bike-to-boat jump is committed to film.
24th March 2008 - a small unit shoot pickups with Daniel Craig on the move in Peru.
25th March 2008 - Forster and his crew relocate to Chile, followed by Craig a day later.
27th March 2008 - Craig, Kurylenko and Amalric shoot scenes at the Perla De Las Dunas, Greene's eco-centre.
28th March 2008 - Craig and Kurylenko can scenes
at an airfield that will commence the extravagant DC7 aerial
2nd April 2008 - Bond and Greene go head to
head, with 007 disposing of the villain in the midst of the inhospitable
4th April 2008 - the crew depart Chile for London
having captured a number of scenes in the sweltering sands.
14th April 2008 - Daniel Craig shoots scene 177 of "Quantum of Solace", the closing sequence of the picture.
15th April 2008 - Craig and Kurylenko shoot sequences in the Bolivian sinkhole on the D6 Soundstage at Pinewood.
25th April 2008 - the production arrives in sunny Italy to shoot scenes at Mathis' villa.
29th April 2008 - the crew cross the border to Austria where they shoot Bond surveying Greene and Elvis.
1st May 2008 - the filmmakers arrive at the impressive Bregenz floating Tosca production.
6th May 2008 - the second unit takes over the opera house to film the chase sequence, climaxing in a death-defying fall.
11th May 2008 - Forster and Craig depart for Siena where Bond and Mitchell take to the streets and rooftops.
19th May 2008 - Kurylenko, Taubman and Amalric shoot sequences on the Pinewood back lot, doubling for the Perla De Las Dunas.
13 June 2008 - Marc forster wraps shooting
on "Quantum of Solace". Having journeyed to five countries
and shot for longer than any other Bond film.
30th June 2008 - Teaser trailer is released online via MSN and AOL.
18th July 2008 - Smirnoff confirms its James Bond tie-in campaign.
29th July 2008 - Sony Pictures announces the title song, "Another Way To Die", performed by pop-stars Jack White and Alicia Keys.
29th October 2008 - James Bond's 22nd adventure premieres at the Odeon, Leicester Square.
11th November 2008 - "Quantum" debuts in America, a whole 14 days after its Royal World Premiere in London.
23rd March 2008 - "Quantum of Solace" DVD and Blu-Ray editions are released in the UK.
24th March 2008 - The film hits the shelves in the US.