The world most loved spy James Bond will celebrate his golden jubilee on 5th of October 2012.. on the anniversary of Dr. No, which enjoyed its world film premiere in London on October 5, 1962.
The 23rd James Bond adventure SKYFALL(TM), will be the special guest in cinemas announcing the 50th golden years of Bond James Bond.
Albert R. Broccoli's EON Productions, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios, Sony Pictures Entertainment and Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment have announced that the day 5th October 2012 will be observed as Global James Bond Day, a day-long series of events for Bond fans around the world.
A new feature documentary from Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures, Columbia Pictures, Passion Pictures and Red Box Films, 'Everything or Nothing: The Untold Story of 007', will be also be unveiled, country-specific details to follow.
Directed by Stevan Riley (Fire In Babylon), Everything or Nothing focuses on three men with a shared dream - Bond producers Albert R. Broccoli, Harry Saltzman and author Ian Fleming. It's the thrilling and inspiring narrative behind the longest running film franchise in cinema history which began in 1962.
Further worldwide events celebrating Bond's golden anniversary include a global online and live auction charity event of 50 lots to benefit twelve charitable institutions organized by Christie's in London.
A global survey to discover the favorite Bond film by country, a film retrospective at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, a Music of Bond night in Los Angeles hosted by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, and an exhibition, "Designing 007: 50 Years of Bond Style," at TIFF in Toronto.
Leading up to Global James Bond Day, for the first time ever fans can own all 22 films in the franchise on Blu-ray Disc in one comprehensive collection with BOND 50, releasing worldwide beginning September 24.
Further updates by country will be announced in due course. Commenting on Global James Bond Day, Michael G.
Wilson and Barbara Broccoli, producers of SKYFALL, said, "We are absolutely thrilled to be celebrating James Bond's golden anniversary on film with this special day of events for Bond fans around the world." Daniel Craig is back as Ian Fleming's James Bond 007 in SKYFALL(TM), the 23rd adventure in the longest-running film franchise of all time.