1. Casino Royale – Official Website Report #12

    By Devin Zydel on 2006-08-01
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    The official Casino Royale website blog has been updated by ‘Yarborough.’ Coverage this time centers on the main villain of the film: Le Chiffre, portrayed by Mads Mikkelsen.

    The report tells how Le Chiffre will be a different kind of the villain in the James Bond film legacy. Mikkelsen says of the role: ‘He’s not the mad scientist who’s trying to take over the world but he’s trying to make as much money as possible, cheating everybody he can, which of course gives him a lot of enemies but he is a little more human than you probably normally would see in a Bond villain. He’s a man who has got a lot of greed, he just wants money in an easy way and that’s going to be his Achilles Heel in the end.’

    Read the entire report here on the official James Bond website.

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    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. Casino Royale will premiere on 14 November in London. Starring Daniel Craig as James Bond; locations include 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 Schick, Ludger Pistor, Claudio Santamaria, and Isaach De Bankole.

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