New Skyfall Blog Diary Looks At Opening Sequence


It’s been a great few days for James Bond fans with the news that Daniel Craig who is now becoming many people’s favourite Bond will be making 24th and 25th Bond films making him the third longest running Bond (after Connery and Moore). Sony Pictures have also confirmed that they will co-finance which is great news a sign that things financially are a lot healthier and secure, its hoped Bond 24 will be out sometime 2014 whether that will allow Craig to star in a post Bond film or will mean he’ll just mean business as usual .

It looks like the official UK running time for Skyfall will be 145 minutes making it the longest Craig Bond film to date matter of minutes with Casino Royal then Quantum of Solace. I’m sure Bond fans wont really care how long the film is, it’s more important that their hero is back on the big screen and Sam Mendes final product is worthy of all the buzz its been gettingas its the 50th Anniversary too! With 48 days to go go until Skyfall arrives in UK&Irish cinemas Sony Pictures have announced the date, venue for the world premier with that day been October 23rd with the event taking place at Royal Albert Hall in London with Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall in attendance. Full official press release below our final Bond goodie, the latest Skyfall video production blog diary entry (or Vlog) which heads over to Istanbul looking at the films inspired opening Sequence with Sam Mendes, Daniel Craig sharing their thoughts.

Skyfall will be arrving in UK&Ireland October 26th starring Daniel Craig, Judi Dench , Javier BadremRalph Feinnes ,Berenice Marlohe,  Albert Finney , Ben Whishaw and Naomie Harris.

Official Press release For Skyfall World Premier 

LONDON: 7th September 2012

 Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli, producers of the latest James Bond film SKYFALL, announced today, along with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios and Sony Pictures Entertainment, that His Royal Highness Prince Charles and The Duchess of Cornwall have graciously agreed to attend the World Premiere of the twenty-third 007 adventure on Tuesday, 23rd October 2012 at The Royal Albert Hall in London.

 At the request of His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales the premiere will benefit the charities that support former and serving members of the three intelligence agencies (the Secret Intelligence Service, the Security Service and GCHQ). His Royal Highness is Royal Patron of the Intelligence Services.

 The premiere will be attended by the film’s leading actors Daniel Craig, Judi Dench, Javier Bardem, Ralph Fiennes, Naomie Harris, Bérénice Marlohe, Albert Finney and Ben Whishaw, and the director Sam Mendes.  The movie will be released in the UK and internationally from 26th October 2012 by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios and Sony Pictures Releasing.

 Wilson and Broccoli commented, ‘We are thrilled His Royal Highness Prince Charles and The Duchess of Cornwall have agreed to attend the World Premiere of our latest James Bond film, and are pleased this event will help raise funds to support The Prince’s chosen charities.’

 Daniel Craig is back as Ian Fleming’s James Bond 007 in SKYFALL™, the 23rd adventure in the longest-running film franchise of all time.  In SKYFALL, Bond’s loyalty to M is tested as her past comes back to haunt her.  As MI6 comes under attack, 007 must track down and destroy the threat, no matter how personal the cost.  The film is from Albert R. Broccoli’s EON Productions, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios, and Sony Pictures Entertainment.  Directed by Sam Mendes.  Produced by Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli.  Written by Neal Purvis & Robert Wade and John Logan.