As the BBC revealed today, British actor Rory Kinnear has been casted to play
Bond’s ally Bill Tanner in Quantum of Solace. Bill Tanner is an original
character created by Ian Fleming and already featured in four previous James
In 1974’s The Man With The Golden Gun, Tanner was portayed by Michael
Goodliffe, in 1981’s For Your Eyes Only by James Villiers and in GoldenEye
(1995) and The World Is Not Enough (1999) by Michael Kitchen.
The BBC reports that the crew was "shooting close-ups of M as she speaks to
her assistant Tanner" while reporters visited the set yesterday.
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