Quantum of Solace

Birthday of Olga Kurylenko from Quantum of Solace [1979]

November 14th, 2017 by

Olga Kurylenko, who played Camille Montes in Quantum of Solace, was born in Berdyansk, in what is now Ukraine on 14th November 1979.

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Casino Royale exec producer Anthony Waye to speak in London this November

November 8th, 2017 by

Anthony Waye was executive producer on Daniel Craig’s first two Bond films. See him speak in London at an event organised by the Production Guild of Great Britain later this month. The Production Guild of Great Britain kicks off a brand new series of events this month, designed to take the public behind the scenes of film […]

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Anniversary of UK release of Quantum of Solace [2008]

October 31st, 2017 by

The eagerly anticipated second Bond film with Daniel Craig, Quantum of Solace , went on UK general release on 31st October 2008. Despite the success of Casino Royale (2006) the follow up was widely felt to miss the mark.  

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Anniversary of Quantum of Solace première [2008]

October 29th, 2017 by

Quantum of Solace premièred at the Odeon Leicester Square on 29th October 2008. After the success of Casino Royale (2006), Daniel Craig’s second James Bond outing was eagerly anticipated but widely felt to miss the mark.

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Birthday of actor Mathieu Amalric [1965]

October 25th, 2017 by

Mathieu Amalric, who played Dominic Greene in Quantum of Solace, was born on 25th October 1965 in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France. As well as his role as the villain in Daniel Craig’s second 007 film, Amalric appeared in Munich, while drawing critical acclaim for The Diving Bell and the Butterfly, based on the memoir of Jean-Dominique Bauby, in which he depicted […]

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Birthday of 007 screenwriter Robert Wade [1962]

September 16th, 2017 by

Robert Wade, who with writing partner Neal Purvis has worked on each Bond film since The World Is Not Enough (1999, with Bruce Feirstein), was born in South Wales on 16th September 1961. Following their work on Skyfall it was announced that the screen writing duo were retiring from the Bond films. However, they were hired to work on […]

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Birthday of 007 screenwriter Neal Purvis [1961]

September 9th, 2017 by

Neal Purvis, who with writing partner Robert Wade has worked on each Bond film since The World Is Not Enough (1999, with Bruce Feirstein), was born in the United Kingdom on 9th September 1961. Following their work on Skyfall it was announced that the screen writing duo were retiring from the Bond films. However, they were hired to work […]

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Birthday of Giancarlo Giannini (René Mathis) [1942]

August 1st, 2017 by

Giancarlo Giannini, who played René Mathis in Casino Royale and Quantum of Solace, was born in La Spezia in Italy on 1st August 1942. Although the character of Mathis popped up from time to time in Ian Fleming’s books, he was unceremoniously dumped in Daniel Craig’s second outing as 007. Photo: Giancarlo Giannini by Vincenzo Iaconianni – Fotoguru.it. Licensed under […]

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Birthday of Mr White actor Jesper Christensen [1948]

May 16th, 2017 by

Jesper Christensen, who played Mr White in the James Bond films Casino Royale, Quantum of Solace and the forthcoming SPECTRE, was born in Copenhagen on 16th May 1948.

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Tim Pigott-Smith dies at 70

April 18th, 2017 by

Earlier in the month it was announced that actor Tim Pigott-Smith has died at the age of 70. Pigott-Smith played the Foreign Secretary in Quantum of Solace (2008), but his best known role was Ronald Merrick in 1984 television series The Jewel in the Crown. It earned him the 1985 British Academy Television Award for […]

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