1. Casino Royale Running Time May Tie For Longest Bond Film

    By Evan Willnow on 2006-09-28

    A post-production insider tells that Casino Royale is currently in what is believed to be its final cut, and that the running time of the film is two hours and twenty minutes. This time ties On Her Majesty’s Secret Service for the longest running time of a James Bond film. While it is still possible for cuts to be made to make ratings or other reasons, 2:20 is the running time of the film as the producers want it on 17 November.

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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.