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Skyfall is the twenty-third James Bond film. The movie stars Daniel Craig as James Bond and Javier Bardem as Raoul Silva, the villain in the movie. Skyfall is directed by Sam Mendes. The movie is due to be released on October 26, 2012.

John Logan is the scriptwriter for the movie.

Skyfall is one of the most anticipated films of 2012. The budget of the movie is $150 million.


Daniel Craig

Skyfall is Daniel Craig's third James Bond movie after Casino Royale (2006) and Quantum of Solace (2008). He will appear in at least two more James Bond films.

Daniel Craig attempted to do a few action sequences himself, but when things got risky, he opted for a body double in the movie.

Berenice Marlohe

Skyfall is the first major film of the French actress Berenice Marlohe.

Sam Mendes

Skyfall is the first James Bond movie directed by Sam Mendes. "I've been a huge fan of Bond movies since I was a child. They're part of my life.", said Mendes on directing the film.

Theme Song

Adele has co-written and performed in the theme song of "Skyfall". Adele was initially unsure whether to proceed with the project. The Theme song was written by Adele and Paul Hepworth. The theme song would be released on October 5, 2012 coinciding with the 50th anniversary of the release of first James Bond movie "Dr. No". The track was available for pre-order on iTunes on October 1, 2012.


A major part of the filming was shot in London. Scenes from the movie were shot at at Canary Wharf, Herne Hill and Charing Cross. Some of the action sequences were shot in Turkey and China. The filming was completed in 133 days.

Interesting Facts

  • Skyfall is the 23rd James Bond film. The movie will be premiered on October 23, 2012.

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