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SPECTRE (2015): BOND 24 Title and Official Cast Revealed

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The 24th James Bond Film has been Titled and the Cast Revealed. The new James Bond film will be entitled Spectre. The official cast has also been confirmed and announced. Many of the actors cast have already been reported on previously. Today, all of them appeared with Daniel Craig and director Sam Mendes on stage.

Daniel Craig Spectre Announcement Pinewood Studios

The cast of Spectre includes: Daniel Craig, Naomie Harris, Ben Whishaw, Christoph Walz, Dave Bautista, Andrew Scott, Monica Bellucci, and Léa Seydoux.

Who the actors are portraying:

Daniel Craig is playing James Bond.

Rory Kinnear is playing Tanner.

Ben Whishaw is playing Q.

Naomie Harris is playing Moneypenny.

Ralph Fiennes  is playing M.

Christoph Waltz is playing Oberhauser

David Bautista is playing Mr. Hinx.

Andrew Scott is playing Denbigh (MI6).

The Spectre teaser movie poster:

Spectre teaser movie poster

Spectre teaser movie poster

And the car James Bond will be primarily using in the film has been revealed:

Aston Martin DB10

Aston Martin DB10

On the fictional group SPECTRE:

SPECTRE (SPecial Executive for Counter-intelligence, Terrorism, Revenge and Extortion) is a fictional global terrorist organisation featured in the James Bond novels by Ian Fleming, the films based on those novels, and James Bond video games. Led by evil genius and supervillain Ernst Stavro Blofeld, the supranational organisation first formally appeared in the novel Thunderball (1961) and in the movie Dr. No (1962). SPECTRE is not aligned to any nation or political ideology, enabling the later Bond books and Bond films to be regarded as apolitical. SPECTRE began in the novels as a small group of criminals but became a vast international organisation with its own SPECTRE Island training base in the films, to replace the Soviet SMERSH.

On SPECTRE in the Ian Fleming books:

In Ian Fleming’s novels, SPECTRE is a commercial enterprise led by Blofeld. Their top-level members are 21 individuals, 18 of whom handle day-to-day affairs and are drawn in groups of three from six of the world’s greatest criminal organisations—the Gestapo, SMERSH, Marshal Josip Broz Tito’s secret police, the Mafia, the Unione Corse, and a massive heroin-smuggling operation based in Turkey. Their debut is in Thunderball. At the time of writing the novel (1959) Fleming believed that the Cold War might end during the two years it would take to produce the film, which would leave it looking dated; he therefore thought it better to create a politically neutral enemy for Bond. Fleming’s SPECTRE has elements inspired by mafia syndicates and organised crime rings that were actively hunted by law enforcement in the 1950s. The strict codes of loyalty and silence, and the hard retributions that followed violations, were hallmarks of U.S. gangster rings, Mafia, the Unione Corse, the Chinese Tongs/Triads and the Japanese Yakuza/Black Dragon Society.

The organisation is next mentioned in The Spy Who Loved Me, when Bond describes investigating their activities in Toronto before the story begins. The organisation’s third appearance is in On Her Majesty’s Secret Service where Blofeld, hired by an unnamed country or party (though the Soviet Union is implied) is executing a plan to ruin British agriculture. Blofeld, with a weakened SPECTRE would appear for the final time in You Only Live Twice.

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Source: Huffingtonpost, Wikipedia


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