In December we were speculating about the identity of one of James Bond’s least talked about co-stars: the car!
Now fans have spotted an unknown film crew shooting with the stunning new Lotus Evoras – complete with red paint job. For Your Eyes Only anyone?
The car, says fans over at Jalopnik, is part of a sequence of stunts involving the Lotus and a “snow-boarder jumping over the car, which is tres Bond-film.”
Unfortunately for those readers keen on the ’70s James Bond rides, this is not an official MGM/EON Bond film… A “tipster” told Jalopnik that the crew were shooting a Lotus-funded tribute to the cars of their James Bond era. A worthy investment in any Bond fan’s book!
About Skyfall – James Bond 23 (2012)
The new Bond movie will star Daniel Craig, Javier Bardem, Ralph Fiennes, Naomie Harris, Berenice Marlohe, Albert Finney and Judi Dench, produced by Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli. The 007 screenplay will be written by regular James Bond scribes Neal Purvis and Robert Wade, working with John Logan (Gladiator & The Last Samurai). Director of American Beauty and Road To Perdition, Sam Mendes will be directing the new James Bond movie. MGM and Sony Pictures Entertainment in a joint statement on 2nd June 2011 announced that “Bond 23″ will go on release in the UK on Friday, 26th October, 2012 and in the USA on 9th November 2012. The first major announcement from EON Productions and Sony Pictures came on 3rd November 2011 in London when the principle cast was announced, along with a rough plot line. In Skyfall, Bond’s loyalty to M is tested as her past comes back to haunt her. As MI6 comes under attack, 007 must track down and destroy the threat, no matter how personal the cost.