Because Casino Royale, Martin Campbell's rewiring of the series, is a real movie, and not just a James Bond movie. Full Review Michael Hastings Metro Times (Detroit, MI).
Indeed, Casino Royale’s producers made much at the time of the fact that the movie was a “reboot” of the series, taking Bond back to the beginning of his career as a secret agent, and back.
Casino Royale (Trailer 1) Thoroughly overhauling a 40-year-old movie franchise built around a dyed-in-the-wool cold warrior is no small task — it's a much bigger job than swapping out one actor.
Casino Royale (2006) Plot Summary (5) After earning 00 status and a licence to kill, Secret Agent James Bond sets out on his first mission as 007. Bond must defeat a private banker funding terrorists in a high-stakes game of poker at Casino Royale, Montenegro.
Villa Gaeta, Lake Como, Lombardia, Italy (Villa of Mr. White) Gardens, Villa Balbianello, Lake Como, Lombardia, Italy (James Bond convalesces after being tortured) Loket Castle, Loket, Czech Republic (Montenegro Town Square - Hilltop Restaurant) Former Kaiserbad Spa, Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic (exterior Casino Royale, Montenegro).
But Casino Royale, in a break from tradition, paves the way for another installment when Bond captures Mr. White at the end of the movie by shooting him in the leg. While we were glad to get a sequel, it would be no understatement to say that Quantum of Solace failed to live up to expectations.
On TV On TV Now On TV Tonight TV Guide. Casino Royale John Huston (1967) 125min. It is perhaps wise not to think of this unwieldy spy caper as a James Bond movie at all. Though nominally.
Casino Royale is debatably for most fans the best Bond film and I can honestly view this film as a movie of its own to be honest. Daniel Craig is the best bond since Sean Connery. Daniel Craig is.