1. 'Casino Royale' Carrera Go! Racing Set Preview

    By Devin Zydel on 2006-05-18

    The newest James Bond film, Casino Royale, has inspired several upcoming releases, including the movie tie-in paperback as well as the ‘Bond On Set: Filming Casino Royale’ book. Now Carrera Go! is getting into the spirit.

    Due for release in October/November of this year, a new Casino Royale James Bond racing set has been announced. According to Nikko Toys, ‘the cars are yet to be unveiled but whatever it is, you are sure to love watching Bond outrun his enemy on the tracks on this Go!! set which features 1:43 scale track with a loop the loop and turbo boosts on a 6.2 m track.’ A detailed picture of the set can be viewed here.

    This set follows up previous Carrera Go! James Bond-themed sets, including those for the Goldfinger and Die Another Day films. It will retail for £49.99.

    Stay tuned to CBn for all the latest news on Casino Royale and all things James Bond 007.

    Casino Royale is the 21st James Bond 007 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.

    The film co-stars Eva Green, Mads Mikkelsen, Jeffrey Wright, Judi Dench, Giancarlo Giannini, Caterina Murino, Simon Abkarian, Tobias Menzies, Ivana Milicevic, Clemens Schik, Ludger Pistor, Claudio Santamaria, and Isaach De Bankole.