Although the press conference made no mention of M’s famed chief of staff, Kinnear was spotted with the cast and crew shooting in London this weekend.
The 33 year old was cast for Quantum of Solace and appears in the front seat of the Range Rover rushing Daniel Craig’s 007 to some kind of emergency, we think. In Fleming lore, Tanner is traditionally Bond’s only friend in the service and is supposed to be about the same age as 007 himself.
Photos from the set also confirm that the two cars used in the scene are the Range Rover Vogue SE and Jaguar XJL.
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.