Sony have officially released the news that we all knew anyway that Ben Whishaw is set to play the role of Q in the latest James Bond movie, Skyfall. As well as releasing the news, they’ve also given us our first look at Whishaw in the obligatory white coat! If you look carefull, you can also see James Bond (Daniel Craig) loitering in the background.
Whishaw becomes the fourth actor to play Bond’s quartermaster affectionately known as Q. The role began with Peter Burton as Major Boothroyd in Dr. No, followed by Desmond Llewelyn (in 17 Bond films between 1963-1999), and John Cleese (who appeared as Q’s assistant, R, in The World is Not Enough and was later promoted to Q in Die Another Day).
Skyfall hits cinemas 26tyh October. Full press release is below. Click the image to enlarge.
- David Sztypuljak
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