Casting Announcements Expected For Latest Bond Film

LATEST: Additional casting announcements for the new JAMES BOND film CASINO ROYALE, are expected today (15FEB06) at a press conference in Prague, where the film is currently shooting.

The film is going into it's third week of production with key cast members yet to be selected, including Bond girl VESPA LYND and a villain.

Producers BARBARA BROCCOLI and MICHAEL G WILSON are expected to use the press conference to announce long-awaited supporting cast members.

The latest version of the franchise marks the debut of the new Bond, DANIEL CRAIG.

After initially approaching actresses such as CHARLIZE THERON and THANDIE NEWTON to play the latest Bond girl, producers are expected to go with a relative unknown actress for the part.

Two actresses who are currently up for consideration include OLIVIA WILDE, who played the role of lesbian ALEX in THE OC and EVA GREEN, who starred in KINGDOM OF HEAVEN.

The role of the film's villain is expected to go to Danish actor MADS MIKKELSEN, who played TRISTAN in KING ARTHUR.

Swiss actor and rapper CARLOS LEAL has already won the role of a croupier in the film, according to website moviehole.net.


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