A report on the James Bond crew revisiting Venice in 2006’s Casino Royale has appeared online at Variety (subscription required to view entire article).
While Bond is no stranger to the location, (having previously visited it in From Russia With Love and Moonraker) Venice will this time be featured in several climactic scenes. The 007 Stage was most recently used for recreating some of the shots of the Venice scene for the climax of the film.
According to Executive Producer Anthony Waye, ‘it does take some getting used to, where all your equipment is moored on barges or wheeled in small barrows through the city.’
Stay tuned to CBn for all the latest news on Casino Royale.
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.