James Bond: Here's what the new behind-the-scenes look at 'SPECTRE' reveals(Read article summary)
'SPECTRE' stars Daniel Craig and Christoph Waltz. The film is being directed by 'Skyfall' helmer Sam Mendes and will be released this November in the US.
A behind-the-scenes video for the upcoming James Bond movie “SPECTRE” was recently released.
“SPECTRE” features the return of actor Daniel Craig as the British superspy. The film's cast also includes “Guardians of the Galaxy” actor Dave Bautista and Léa Seydoux of “Blue Is the Warmest Color,” both of whom appear in the video. According to a press conference held by “SPECTRE” director Sam Mendes, other cast members will include Andrew Scott of “Sherlock,” Monica Belluci of “The Wonders,” and “Big Eyes” actor Christoph Waltz, who will be playing a character named Oberhauser. In the James Bond novels, Oberhauser was Bond’s ski instructor before mysteriously disappearing. However, Bond fans are wondering if Waltz’s character will be the villain of the film, possibly legendary SPECTRE leader Ernst Blofeld.
The behind-the-scenes video shows the production filming in the Austrian Alps.
“It’s very surreal,” Bautista says of the scenery. “It looks like a painting. Especially for a guy like me – I’m from the inner city, I grew up in the inner city. This is my first time ever on a mountain.”
Meanwhile, associate producer Gregg Wilson described what they were filming:
“This is going to be one of the major action sequences of the movie, a jewel in the crown,” he said. “It’s going to be spectacular and Austria seemed to offer everything that we needed to pull it off.”
The video ends with Craig as Bond going up against mysterious assailants.
“SPECTRE” director Sam Mendes is returning after directing the 2012 Bond movie “Skyfall,” which according to the Telegraph was the highest-earning movie about the spy ever. Monitor film critic Peter Rainer gave the movie an A-, writing that the film “fills in 007’s back story in psychologically resonant ways… [it’s] a blend of thrills and sabotage and deep-dish emotionalism.”
“SPECTRE” will be released on Nov. 6 in the US.