Date of Release  Royal Premiere, November 14th 2006 Leicester Square, London

Casino Royale
The rights to Fleming’s first 007 novel “Casino Royale”, sold by him separately very early on, now reside with Eon Productions. The book was filmed for television and later as a big-screen spoof

Running Time 2 hours 24 minutes

Daniel Craig  as Ian Fleming’s James Bond
‘So you want me to be half-monk, half-hitman’…

Monsieur Le Chiffre, “the cipher”, is a Money Launderer for terrorists, running a poker game at a Madagascan casino to raise needed operational funds-namely, to recover the terrorists money that he lost in a failed attempt to establish a chain of brothels.

Bond’s Women

  • Vesper Lynd (Eva Green)

Bond’s Enemies

  • Le Chiffre (Mads Mikkelsen)

Bond’s Allies

  • ‘M’ (Judi Dench)
  • ‘Q’ (John Cleese)
  • Felix Leiter (Jeffrey Wright)

Bond’s Car  Aston Martin DBS 

Main Title Music    “You Know My Name” – Chris Cornell

Music Score  David Arnold

Production Design Peter Lamont

Main Titles Designer  Daniel Kleinman


  • Neal Purvis & Robert Wade
  • Paul Haggis

Cinematography  Phil Meheux

Film Editing  Stuart Baird


  • Stéphane Foenkinos
  • Debbie McWilliams

Art Direction

  • Peter Francis
  • James Hambidge
  • Steven Lawrence
  • Dominic Masters

Costume Design Lindy Hemming

Director  Martin Campbell

Producers  Barbara Broccoli & Michael G. Wilson

Filming Locations

  • Bahamas
  • Barrandov Studios, Prague, Czech Republic
  • England, UK
  • Nassau, Bahamas
  • Paradise Island, Bahamas
  • Pinewood Studios, Iver Heath, Buckinghamshire, England, UK (studio)
  • Prague, Czech Republic
  • South Africa
  • Venice, Veneto, Italy
  • Villa Balbianello, Lake Como, Lombardia, Italy (hospital)
  • Villa Gaeta, Lake Como, Lombardia, Italy

Budget $72,000,000 (estimated)

Worldwide Box Office $595 Million

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