visual overviewby david bruceVisualHollywood.comCASINO ROYALE, the 21stJames Bond adventure in themost successful franchise infilm history, stars Daniel Craigin his debut as 007 and is basedon Ian Fleming’s first novel tofeature the ultimate secretagent, which was published in1953.

CASINO ROYALE traces the early career ofJames Bond. His first “007” mission leads himto Le Chiffre (Mads Mikkelsen), banker to theworld’s terrorists.

In order to stop him and bring down theterrorist network, Bond must beat Le Chiffre ina high-stakes poker game at Casino Royale.

Bond is initially annoyed when a beautifulTreasury official, Vesper Lynd (Eva Green), isassigned to deliver his stake for the game andwatch over the government's money.

But as Bond and Vesper survive a series oflethal attacks by Le Chiffre and his henchmen,a mutual attraction develops, leading themboth into further danger and events that willshape Bond’s life forever.

British actor Daniel Craig is introduced in therole of James Bond in CASINO ROYALE,supported by a strong international cast.

Dame Judi Dench returnsas M, the Head of theBritish Secret Service.

Vesper Lynd, the firstwoman with whom JamesBond falls in love, isplayed by French actressEva Green.

Danish actor Mads Mikkelsen takes the role of LeChiffre, international money launderer and Bond’srival in the highstakes poker game at the heart ofthe film.

Caterina Murino, also Italian, plays Solange, thebeautiful but unhappy wife of one of Le Chiffre’svillainous associates, who succumbs to Bond’s charms.

Featured in the film is the new AstonMartin DBS (in a special color, CasinoIce, not available until 2007) alongsidethe Bond favorite Aston Martin DB5.

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