007 Film: Skyfall (2012)June 20, 2014
Skyfall is the twenty-third James Bond film produced by Eon Productions. It was distributed by MGM and Sony Pictures Entertainment. It features Daniel Craig in his third performance as James Bond, and Javier Bardem as Raoul Silva, the film’s antagonist. It was directed by Sam Mendes and written by Neal Purvis, Robert Wade and John Logan, and features an Academy Award-winning theme sung by Adele. The story centres on Bond investigating an attack on MI6; the attack is part of a plot by former MI6 operative Raoul Silva.
- Daniel Craig as James Bond, agent 007.
- Judi Dench as M, the head of MI6 and Bond’s superior.
- Javier Bardem as Raoul Silva (born Tiago Rodriguez), an ex-MI6 operative-turned-cyberterrorist.
- Ralph Fiennes as Gareth Mallory, Chairman of the Intelligence and Security Committee, who assumes the role of M at the end of the film.
- Naomie Harris as Eve Moneypenny (who remains unnamed until the end of the film), an MI6 field agent.
- Bérénice Marlohe as Sévérine, Raoul Silva’s associate.
- Albert Finney as Kincade, the gamekeeper of the Skyfall estate.
- Ben Whishaw as Q, the MI6 quartermaster.
- Rory Kinnear as Bill Tanner, the MI6 Chief of Staff.
- Ola Rapace as Patrice, a mercenary.