Daniel Craig is returning as 007 in Skyfall, the 23rd installment of the James Bond film franchise. Playing opposite Craig is No Country for Old Men star Javier Bardem as the villain, and Judi Dench returns as Bond’s boss “M.” The all-star cast also includes Ralph Fiennes, Albert Finney and Ben Whishaw.
Director Sam Mendes held a press conference for the film in London on Thursday. Mendes didn’t give many details about the upcoming production, but he did say it “has all the elements of a classic Bond movie.”
Filming begins on Monday, and Skyfall will hit theaters November next year. You can follow “James Bond’ on Twitter at www.twitter.com/007
Did you know…
Dr. No, starring Sean Connery, was the first film in the Bond franchise. According to producer Michael G. Wilson, Skyfall will open in theaters “within days” of its 1962 release.