1. ITV Wins Bidding War For 'Casino Royale'

    By Devin Zydel on 2006-04-21

    As the 21st James Bond film, Casino Royale, is currently being filmed and is due in theaters on 18 November 2006, the television rights for it are already being finalized.

    The Washington Times report that ITV, the biggest commercial television network in the UK has won a bidding war for the rights to the complete Sony/MGM James Bond film library, including the newest 007 film, Casino Royale. According to Variety, Casino Royale will most likely not be seen until late 2007 at the earliest.

    Stay tuned to CBn for all the latest news and coverage on Casino Royale.

    Casino Royale is the 21st James Bond film produced by franchise holders Eon Productions. The MGM/Columbia Pictures production began shooting in January and is due for release worldwide on 17 November 2006. Starring Daniel Craig as James Bond, it is currently being filmed in the Czech Republic, the Bahamas, Italy and the UK.