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MGM and Sony Pictures have sent out the following press release announcing the UK and US release dates for ‘Bond 23.’ The UK release date for the eagerly anticipated 23rd James Bond adventure has been pencilled in for Friday, 26th October, 2012, while the film will open in the United States November 9th, 2012.

At this moment in time Daniel Craig and Judi Dench are confirmed to return for ‘Bond 23,’ with Sam Mendes directing. Javier Bardem and Ralph Fiennes have reportedly been offered two separate ‘darkly complex’ roles. I’ve got high hopes for this film, I’m a huge fan of Daniel Craig’s incarnation of James Bond. Check out the full press release below.


LONDON, June 2, 2011 – MGM and Sony Pictures Entertainment are delighted to announce the UK release date for the eagerly anticipated 23rd James Bond adventure will be Friday, 26TH OCTOBER, 2012 opening at the Odeon Leicester Square and in cinemas across the UK and Ireland.

The film will open in the United States on November 9, 2012.

BOND 23 will see Daniel Craig continue his role as James Bond in the iconic movie franchise, with British director Sam Mendes at the helm of the as-yet untitled 23rd James Bond adventure.  The film will be produced by Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli.

The last two films, Casino Royale and Quantum of Solace, had record-high grosses for the Bond franchise, with Casino Royale taking in $599 million in worldwide ticket sales andQuantum of Solace generating $577 million.