1. 'Bond 22' is 'QUANTUM OF SOLACE'

    By Tim Roth on 2008-01-24

    EON Productions just announced at a Press Conference held at Pinewood Studios
    near London, that the title for the 22nd installment of the James Bond series
    will be


    Furthermore, story details have emerged. As the BBC reports, “At a press conference at the facility, reporters were shown a minute of footage from the new film, including Bond swinging on a rope after an explosion at an art gallery in Siena, Italy. Another scene showed him meeting M – played by Dame Judi Dench – outside in the snow.”

    CBn has scored the first stills from the shown video footage.

    Reuters reports, that Quantom of Solace sees James Bond out for revenge on a mission that takes him to Austria, Italy and South America.

    According to the synopsis, Bond girl Camille, played by Ukrainian-born Olga
    Kurylenko, leads the secret agent to Dominic Greene, member of a mysterious
    organization and a ruthless businessman, seeking to control huge natural

    Greene is played by Mathieu Amalric, who starred in the
    Oscar-nominated The Diving Bell and Butterfly. The plot follows on
    directly from Casino Royale as Bond aims to uncover the truth about Vesper,
    the beauty who betrayed him, and discovers that she had been blackmailed. "James
    Bond is after revenge, and Camille is after revenge and they have slightly
    different goals, but in the end they are going to have to collaborate,"
    Kurylenko told reporters.

    On a tour of the main Bond set at Pinewood, journalists were shown 3 stages, all
    of them set in the Italian city of Siena. In the largest, two actors including
    Craig’s stunt double, swung from ropes and fought in an old art gallery.

    Keep watching for the developing story.