skyfall daniel craig1 Sam Mendes First Video Blog For Skyfall

Wishing us a very good morning, Sony Pictures has released, via 007.com, director Sam Mendes’ first video blog for the upcoming James Bond flick, ‘Skyfall.’ Directed by Mendes, ‘Skyfall’ sees Daniel Craig and Judi Dench reprise their roles. The cast also includes Naomie Harris as a field agent named Eve, Javier Bardem as the lead villain, Albert Finney, Ben Whishaw as Q, Rory Kinnear as Bill Tanner, the MI6 Chief of Staff, Ola Rapace, French actress Bérénice Marlohe as a “glamorous and enigmatic character,” and Ralph Fiennes, who’s role has been described as “darkly complex.”

I’ve got high hopes for ‘Skyfall,’ I’m a huge fan of Daniel Craig’s incarnation of James Bond. This latest chapter is being shot at Pinewood Studios in Buckinghamshire, Scotland, Whitehall in London, Shanghai and Istanbul. The screenplay is written by Neal Purvis, Robert Wade and John Logan. ‘Skyfall’ will begin its worldwide roll-out in the UK and Ireland on October 26th, with a North American release following on November 9th. The Director of Photography is Roger Deakins, a nine-time Oscar nominee who previously shot the films ‘Jarhead’ and ‘Revolutionary Road’ for Mendes. Composer Thomas Newman will score the film.

“Daniel Craig is back as James Bond 007 in Skyfall, the 23rd adventure in the longest-running film franchise of all time.  In Skyfall, Bond’s loyalty to M (Judi Dench) 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.”