Thursday, 12 February 2015

Daniel Craig looks deadly in all-black and wielding a gun in the first official footage from Spectre

Bond is back in action: Daniel Craig looks deadly in all-black and wielding a gun in the first official footage from Spectre

The first footage from the new James Bond film has been released and already 007 is getting his hands dirty.
During filming of Spectre in Austria, Daniel Craig takes part in what producers describe as a 'major action sequence' wearing head-to-black and carrying a gun.
The final shot of the video sees Bond give a goon a two-handed punch before shooting another dead on top of the snowy mountain. 
Bond is back: Daniel Craig appears in the first official film still from Spectre's Austrian set
Bond is back: Daniel Craig appears in the first official film still from Spectre's Austrian set
Another part of the footage shows an explosive scene with a man, who looks like Bond, running towards a fiery collision of cars in front of a ski lodge.
Associate producer, Gregg Wilson says, 'We have to deliver an amazing sequence and this is going to be one of the major action sequences of the movie, a jewel in the crown so to speak. It's going to be spectacular and Austria seemed to offer everything that we needed to pull it off.' 
Léa Seydoux and Dave Bautista shot their first scenes for Bond 24 under the direction of Sam Mendes. 
Licence to kill: Clearly 007 isn't going easy on his foes in this 24th Bond film
Licence to kill: Clearly 007 isn't going easy on his foes in this 24th Bond film
Action-packed: Filmed in Austria the producers say the footage will be part of a major action sequence
Action-packed: Filmed in Austria the producers say the footage will be part of a major action sequence
Big moment: Dave Bautista, who plays Mr. Hinx, says he's never been up a mountain before
Big moment: Dave Bautista, who plays Mr. Hinx, says he's never been up a mountain before
'It's very surreal, it looks like a painting,' Bautista says in the video, 'it's my first time ever on a mountain.'
He plays rumoured villain Mr Hinx in the film while Seydoux takes on the role of femme fatale Madeleine Swann.
They were filming in the snowy mountains of Sölden, Austria as well as Obertilliach and Lake Altaussee, but the production will also take place at Pinewood London, as well as in Mexico City, Rome, Tangier and Erfoud, Morocco. 
Femme fatale: Lea Seydoux was smiling off camera but her character Madeleine Swann will certainly be more of a tough cookie
Femme fatale: Lea Seydoux was smiling off camera but her character Madeleine Swann will certainly be more of a tough cookie
Back on board: Sam Mendes talks to his team behind the scenes
Back on board: Sam Mendes talks to his team behind the scenes
Production Designer Dennis Gassner adds, 'The thing that Sam and I talked about was how we are going to top SKYFALL, it's going to be SPECTRE and so far it's a great start.
'I think that we are going to continue the history of the Bond films, making things that are exciting for the audience to look at and what could be more exciting than to be on top of the world.'
The 24th Bond film will see 007 on the trail to uncover a sinister organisation after receiving a cryptic message. While M (Ralph Fiennes) battles political forces to keep the secret service alive, Bond peels back the layers of deceit to reveal the terrible truth behind SPECTRE.
Location: They were filming in the snowy mountains of Sölden, Austria as well as Obertilliach and Lake Altaussee
Location: They were filming in the snowy mountains of Sölden, Austria as well as Obertilliach and Lake Altaussee
Coming soon: Spectre will be released on November 6, 2015
Coming soon: Spectre will be released on November 6, 2015
The production seems to have moved back to the UK as a whole load of sports cars and filming equipment were sitting outside Bleinheim castle on Thursday.
Audis and Ferraris were lined up in front of the historic building as cranes were busy lifting and loading the set into place ready for the actors to arrive. 
Spectre will be released on November 6, 2015
Hot wheels: Sports cars were lined up outside Bleinheim Palace in Woodstock, Oxfordshire, on Thursday ready for more shoots 
Hot wheels: Sports cars were lined up outside Bleinheim Palace in Woodstock, Oxfordshire, on Thursday ready for more shoots 
Getting ready: The production crew used cranes and heavy machine to get the set ready for filming on Thursday
Getting ready: The production crew used cranes and heavy machine to get the set ready for filming on Thursday


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Wednesday, 11 February 2015

007's most famous rides are lined up outside Winston Churchill's birthplace Blenheim Palace as Spectre shoot returns to UK

Your car is ready, Mr Bond: 007's most famous rides are lined up outside Winston Churchill's birthplace Blenheim Palace as Spectre shoot returns to UK

It's the birthplace of one of Britain's greatest ever leaders.
So it's no surprise that the UK's suavest spy is set to pay a visit to Blenheim Palace.
Speculation began to swirl earlier this week that the iconic stately home in Oxfordshire is the latest location for Spectre, the 24th James Bond film.
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Driving license to thrill: Speculation began to swirl that Blenheim Palace was set to be used as a location for the new 007 movie Spectre after a fleet of high-end cars were lined up outside
Driving license to thrill: Speculation began to swirl that Blenheim Palace was set to be used as a location for the new 007 movie Spectre after a fleet of high-end cars were lined up outside
Cranes arrived at the site - where WWII Prime Minister Winston Churchill was born in 1874 - on Tuesday and began unloading a fleet of supercars from containers.
After 007's favourite rides - including an Aston Martin, a Porsche, a Rolls-Royce Phantom and a BMW - were lined up outside the palace, locals began to click that Daniel Craig could be on his way in guise as the bed-hopping secret agent.
What couldn't be seen in the jam-packed parking lot was the Aston Martin DB10, which was unveiled alongside the new cast late last year.
As usual with the Bond franchise, the vehicles are just as important to the spy's image as his tailored suits, his lovers and his gadgets.
Heavy work: Cranes arrived at the site - where WWII Prime Minister Winston Churchill was born in 1874 - on Tuesday and began unloading the vehicles from containers
Heavy work: Cranes arrived at the site - where WWII Prime Minister Winston Churchill was born in 1874 - on Tuesday and began unloading the vehicles from containers
Nice ride: Some of 007's favourite vehicles - including an Aston Martin, a Porsche, a Rolls-Royce Phantom and a BMW - could all be seen parked in front of the country house
Nice ride: Some of 007's favourite vehicles - including an Aston Martin, a Porsche, a Rolls-Royce Phantom and a BMW - could all be seen parked in front of the country house
Iconic: The stately home in Oxfordshire is a perfect spot for the British gentlemanly spy to shoot scenes
Iconic: The stately home in Oxfordshire is a perfect spot for the British gentlemanly spy to shoot scenes
On home turf: Blenheim Palace is expected to appear as one of the UK locations in the 24th Bond movie, alongside sites in Austria, Rome and Morocco
On home turf: Blenheim Palace is expected to appear as one of the UK locations in the 24th Bond movie, alongside sites in Austria, Rome and Morocco
Behind the scenes: Locals began to twig that Daniel Craig could be heading to the palace as production teams descended on the landmark
Behind the scenes: Locals began to twig that Daniel Craig could be heading to the palace as production teams descended on the landmark
The producers behind the movie, which is being directed by Sam Mendes again after his stellar work on Skyfall, have also teamed up with Jaguar, who have created a line-up of new cars for the upcoming adventure.
The Jaguar C-X75, Range Rover Sport SVR and Land Rover Defender Big Foot are all set to feature, with the C-X75 to form part of spectacular chase scene in Rome alongside the Aston Martin DB10. 
Scenes including the heavily modified Land Rover Defenders & Range Rover Sport SVR have already been filmed in Austria. 
Managing Director of Jaguar Land Rover Special Operations, John Edwards, said: 'This is an exciting partnership for Jaguar Land Rover and an opportunity to demonstrate the fantastic capabilities of the Special Operations team.’


Bond's back: Daniel will play the suave superspy for a fourth time in the new film, which also stars a stellar cast including Christoph Waltz, Lea Seydoux, Monica Belushi, Dave Bautista and Andrew Scott
Bond's back: Daniel will play the suave superspy for a fourth time in the new film, which also stars a stellar cast including Christoph Waltz, Lea Seydoux, Monica Belushi, Dave Bautista and Andrew Scott
New wheels: Bond will be seen behind the wheel of the Aston Martin DB10, which will be featured in a car spectacular chase scene in Rome alongside the Jaguar C-X75
New wheels: Bond will be seen behind the wheel of the Aston Martin DB10, which will be featured in a car spectacular chase scene in Rome alongside the Jaguar C-X75
Shaken and stirred: Craig was previously filming in Austria where his gun-wielding antics saw him destroy an overturned jeep
Shaken and stirred: Craig was previously filming in Austria where his gun-wielding antics saw him destroy an overturned jeep
Mayday: He also appeared to be caught up in a dramatic plane crash, which smashed its way down a snowy hillside
Mayday: He also appeared to be caught up in a dramatic plane crash, which smashed its way down a snowy hillside
Alongside Craig, Christoph Waltz, Lea Seydoux, Monica Belushi, Dave Bautista and Andrew Scott are all lined up to star in the blockbuster. Ralph Feinnes will take over the role of M following Dame Judi Dench's departure in Skyfall.
Waltz has been widely expected to assume the role of legendary villain Ernst Stavro Blofeld, head of the Special Executive for Counter-intelligence, Terrorism, Revenge and Extortion.
This came shortly after Craig said the script for Spectre, which is expected out this October, is ‘better than we had last time’.
According to the actor, who's playing James Bond for the fourth time in the new film, Spectre should be superior to the 2012 hit Skyfall, which made more than $1.1 billion at the worldwide box office.
He said: ‘We've got an amazing cast and, I think, a better script than we had last time.' 
Huge crew: Dozens of production teammembers were on site to ensure the epic scene went to plan
Huge crew: Dozens of production teammembers were on site to ensure the epic scene went to plan


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