Since 1963 James bond has been battling the forces of evil on the big screen on behalf of the United Kingdom and bringing the masses the hugely popular characters created by Ian Flemming from his well received book series. This year the long running film series will continue with the film Spectre due to be released in the USA on November 6th.
The latest installment will be again be produced by Barbara Broccoli and Michael G. Wilson for Eon Productions and distributed by Sony Pictures Entertainment.
Spectre is helmed once more by Sam Mendes who brought us Skyfall back in 2012 and written primarily by John Logan with rewrites by Robert Wade and Neil Purvis. Editing Services will be handed to Lee Smith, music by Thomas Newman and production designer Dennis Gassner
Shooting locations are: Sölden, Austria, Mexico City, Mexico, London, England, Erfoud, Morocco, Lake Altausee, Austria, Tangier, Morocco. Rome, Italy…among others.
The role of James Bond will again be taken on by Daniel Craig who has become a widely well received actor in the role since his debut as the super spy in Casino Royale back in 2006. Additional cast include Ralph Fiennes, Christoph Waltz, Monica Bellucci, Léa Seydoux, Ben Whishaw, Naomi Harris and Dave Bautista.
This new installment will also be showcasing the Dutch-Swedish cinematographer Hoyte van Hoytema who has previously worked on Interstellar, Her, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, and The Fighter.
Although Hoyte van Hoytema has previously used a range of cameras from Beaumont VistaVision to Arri Alexa… and Sam Sam Mendes using Arri Alexa to capture the images for Skyfall it is reported that the Spectre team will be shooting in 35mm film with the Panavision Panaflex Millennium XL2.
Daniel Craig (James Bond), Léa Seydoux (Madeleine Swann) and Dave Bautista (Hinx) were in the Austrian ski resort of Sölden for SPECTRE. Other Austrian locations for SPECTRE include Obertilliach and Lake Altaussee.