Casino Royale (James Bond, #1) by Ian FlemingIntroducing James Bond: charming, sophisticated, handsome, chillingly ruthless and licensed to kill. This, the first of Ian Flemings tales of secret agent 007, finds Bond on a mission to neutralize a lethal, high-rolling Russian operative called simply le Chiffre -- by ruining him at the Baccarat table and forcing his Soviet spymasters to retire him. It seems that lady luck is taken with 007 -- le Chiffre has hit a losing streak. But some people just refuse to play by the rules, and Bonds attraction to a beautiful female agent leads him to disaster and an unexpected savior...
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Casino Royale is a spy film , the twenty-first in the Eon Productions James Bond film series , and the third screen adaptation of Ian Fleming 's novel of the same name. Following Die Another Day , Eon Productions decided to reboot the series,   allowing them to show a less experienced and more vulnerable Bond. Casino Royale takes place at the beginning of Bond's career as Agent , as he is earning his licence to kill. The plot has Bond on an assignment to bankrupt terrorist financier Le Chiffre in a high-stakes poker game; Bond falls in love with Vesper Lynd , a treasury employee assigned to provide the money he needs for the game. The film begins a story arc that continues in the film, Quantum of Solace. Casting involved a widespread search for a new actor to succeed Pierce Brosnan as James Bond; the choice of Craig, announced in October , drew controversy.
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Sign in. Armed with a license to kill, Secret Agent James Bond sets out on his first mission as , and must defeat a private banker to terrorists in a high stakes game of poker at Casino Royale, Montenegro, but things are not what they seem. James Bond goes on his first ever mission as a Le Chiffre is a banker to the world's terrorists. He is participating in a poker game at Montenegro, where he must win back his money, in order to stay safe among the terrorist market. Bond, using help from Felix Leiter, Mathis and having Vesper pose as his partner, enters the most important poker game in his already dangerous career.
Vesper Eva Green gets captured and Bond goes after her but swerves to avoid her on the road and crashes. Le Chiffre tortures him for the account password but Mr. White enters and kills him. Bond blacks out and some time later sees Vesper and Mathis Giancarlo Giannini in his hospital room. While recovering, he has Mathis arrested for questioning by MI6. Bond resigns and plans to leave with Vesper but she takes the money out of the account.
This one? Very nearly the best Bond of the lot. Building the entire film around one card game is a masterstroke: the simplicity of the premise allows room for the Bond legend to grow. Umpteen moments of inspiration clamor for attention; Bond inventing the Vesper Martini is a personal favorite. Meanwhile, makers of blue swimming trunks must bow down before the Blu-ray every morning - the collective 'phwoar' as Daniel Craig emerges from the sea echoed around cinemas across the world. Sharp yet fragile, intelligent but capable of serious misjudgement and a sucker for a necklace. In many ways Casino Royale is a love story; all that poker stuff is just good filler.