1. Japan Gears Up For 'Quantum of Solace'

    By Devin Zydel on 2009-01-20
    James Bond and Camille in 'Quantum of Solace'

    James Bond and Camille in Quantum of Solace

    After months and months of waiting, this Friday, 23 January, will see the return of James Bond to Japan.

    Quantum of Solace will arrive in theatres in the country, having opened in most other worldwide markets in November 2008. It is the final opening for the 22nd 007 film.

    The Tokyo premiere for Quantum of Solace took place on 24 November 2008 at the city’s Toho Cinemas. Actors Daniel Craig and Olga Kurylenko along with director Marc Forster were present at the red carpet event (click here for photographs).

    In terms of box office news, Screen Daily reports that early preview screenings of the Bond film have already pulled in $3 million. Craig’s debut 007 film, Casino Royale grossed a cumulative $18.9 million in the country back in late 2006 following a $3.2 million opening weekend.

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