Prince Charles and The Duchess of Cornwall are expected to grace the Skyfall premiere in October


PHOTO CAPTION: (L-R) Naomie Harris, Daniel Craig, and Berenice Marlohe topbill Skyfall, the 23rd installment of the James Bond franchise on screen.

PRESS STATEMENT FROM COLUMBIA PICTURES:


"Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli, producers of the latest James Bond film Skyfall, announced, along with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios and Sony Pictures Entertainment, that His Royal Highness Prince Charles and The Duchess of Cornwall have graciously agreed to attend the world premiere of the twenty-third 007 adventure on Tuesday, 23rd October 2012 at The Royal Albert Hall in London.


"At the request of His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales the premiere will benefit the charities that support former and serving members of the three intelligence agencies (the Secret Intelligence Service, the Security Service and GCHQ). His Royal Highness is Royal Patron of the Intelligence Services.


"The premiere will be attended by the film’s leading actors Daniel Craig, Judi Dench, Javier Bardem, Ralph Fiennes, Naomie Harris, Bérénice Marlohe, Albert Finney and Ben Whishaw, and the director Sam Mendes. The movie will be released in the UK and internationally from 26th October by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios and Sony Pictures Releasing.


"Wilson and Broccoli commented, 'We are thrilled His Royal Highness Prince Charles and The Duchess of Cornwall have agreed to attend the world premiere of our latest James Bond film, and are pleased this event will help raise funds to support The Prince’s chosen charities.’


Daniel Craig is back as Ian Fleming’s James Bond 007 in Skyfall, the 23rd adventure in the longest-running film franchise of all time. In the film, Bond’s loyalty to M is tested as her past comes back to haunt her. As MI6 comes under attack, 007 must track down and destroy the threat, no matter how personal the cost. The film is from Albert R. Broccoli’s EON Productions, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios, and Sony Pictures Entertainment. Directed by Sam Mendes. Produced by Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli. Written by Neal Purvis & Robert Wade and John Logan.


"Opening across the Philippines on October 31, Skyfall is distributed by Columbia Pictures, local office of Sony Pictures Releasing International."


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