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Ben Whishaw

November 30th, 2011 by

During the Skyfall press conference at the beginning of November it was confirmed that Ben Whishaw had been signed in an unspecified role. After speculation in the press it was confirmed by his agent that he would play Q in the new movie.

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Naomie Harris

November 29th, 2011 by

Following weeks of speculation it was finally confirmed at the SkyFall press conference that Naomie Harris would appear in Skyfall. Although she was widely expected to appear in the film, she told journalists that her character is called Eve; she had been widely tipped to play the part of Miss Moneypenny leading to further speculation […]

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Ascot Racecourse Filming [MI6]

November 28th, 2011 by

According to out friends at MI6, night filming took place at Ascot last week, which is doubling for Shanghai International Airport. According to the article on MI6: Filming has been taking place at after dark for scenes set at night, presumably to help hide the racetrack outside. It is not clear if the image of […]

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Skyfall locations

November 25th, 2011 by

London Location filming started in London, with the Skyfall cast and crew seen filming in Whitehall, Smithfield Market and Trafalgar Square in the first half of November. A further day was spent at The Four Seasons Hotel in Westferry Circus, Canary Wharf in Docklands, where Daniel Craig was photographed in the pool. More scenes were […]

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Ben Whishaw to play Bond gadget geek Q [The Sun]

November 25th, 2011 by

According to a report in The Sun today Ben Whishaw, who was confirmed as joining the cast of Skyfall in a press release on November 3rd, is going to play Q in the new James Bond film. The lightweight article states: JAMES Bond will have a rival in the hunk department after rising star Ben […]

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New James Bond film to shoot scenes in Wharf [Wharf.co.uk]

November 24th, 2011 by

Location filming for Skyfall is due to take place at Canary Wharf over the next few weeks. According to the report on Wharf.co.uk (via MI6): Daniel Craig will reprise his role as the suave superspy in Skyfall, the 23rd film in the long-running movie franchise, and The Wharf can exclusively reveal that some scenes will […]

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Tabloids push Skyfall theme rumours

November 24th, 2011 by

The tabloids are having a field day with reports of who will perform the Skyfall theme song, with a report by The Sun that Noel Gallagher was scheduled to meet Michael G Wilson to being denied by the former Oasis star in a typically robust fashion on his blog. Weanwhile The Star is reports that […]

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Daniel Craig cuts a mysterious figure as James Bond filming Skyfall in London [Mail Online]

November 22nd, 2011 by

Locations filming on Skyfall continued in Trafalgar Square at the weekend, when Daniel Craig, still sporting a beard, appeared dressed rather more formally than previously. According to the Mail Online, where you can view photos: The star, Daniel Craig, who plays the secret agent, was snapped outside The National Gallery in a long dark coat […]

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For your highbrows only! Car and watch makers pay millions for plugs in Bond films… but for literary magazine it’s free [Mail Online]

November 20th, 2011 by

While the James Bond films are famous for the large product placement deals on the last few pictures, not every product that makes it onto the screen has a sponsorship deal attached. The owners of Lillet Blanc, for example, received an unexpected boost in demand for Kina Lillet when it was featured in Casino Royale. […]

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And after all …you’re my Thunderball [The Sun]

November 20th, 2011 by

Noel Gallagher is due to meet Michael G Wilson to discuss working on the Skyfall theme song according to an article published by British red top The Sun. The article quotes an unnamed source telling them that the ex-Oasis star will meet Wilson in Los Angeles, saying: “They’re going to talk about potentially writing and […]

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