PRESS RELEASE: Sam Mendes' SKYFALL Continues To Smash UK Box Office Records
Following the news that Skyfall dominated the international box office this weekend, Eon Productions, MGM Studios and Sony Pictures Entertainment have issued the following press release, detailing the most recent records that the latest James Bond film has broken in its home country.
SKYFALL CONTINUES TO SMASH UK BOX OFFICE RECORDS
London, November 5th – Eon Productions, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios and Sony Pictures Entertainment are delighted to announce that Skyfall continues to break UK box office records taking a stunning three day figure of £16.1 million at the weekend and has now reached a mighty £53.4 million after just 10 days of release. The 23rd Bond also became the fastest film ever to reach £50 million at the UK box office and achieved the biggest second weekend total in UK cinema history.
SKYFALL, the 23rd James Bond adventure, continuing the longest running and most successful franchise in film history, opened in 587 cinemas across the UK and Ireland on Friday 26th October. It will release in the US on November 9th.
Daniel Craig is back as Ian Fleming’s James Bond 007 in SKYFALL™, the 23rd adventure in the longest-running film franchise of all time. 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. The film is from Albert R. Broccoli’s EON Productions, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios, and Sony Pictures Entertainment. Directed by Sam Mendes. Produced by Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli. Written by Neal Purvis & Robert Wade and John Logan.
Daniel Craig as James Bond
Javier Bardem as ?????
Judi Dench as M
Ralph Fiennes as ?????
Albert Finney as ?????
Naomie Harris as Eve
Bérénice Marlohe as Sévérine
Ben Whishaw as Q
RELEASE DATE: October 26th, 2012 (UK) November 9th, 2012 (US)
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