- Martin Campbell
- United Kingdom, Czechia, United States, Germany, Bahamas
This movie is new from the get-go. It could be your first Bond. In fact, it was the first Bond; it was Ian Fleming's first 007 novel, and he was still discovering who the character was. The longtime Saltzman-Broccoli producing team could never get their hands on the rights until now, despite earlier misadventures by others using the same title, and maybe it's just as well, because it provides a fresh starting place. And it returns to the family fold; with her father's passing, Barbara Broccoli is producer.
After receiving a license to kill, British agent James Bond (Daniel Craig) enters a high-stakes poker game with Le Chiffre (Mads Mikkelsen), a man who finances terrorist groups