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Release date of new James Bond movie SPECTRE moved back to October 26th
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Release date of new James Bond movie SPECTRE moved back to October 26th

The release date of SPECTRE, the new James Bond movie, has been pushed back by a few days to October 26th when the film will also gets it world premiere. 

The movie was originally due to hit cinemas on October 23rd in the UK, but has now gone back to October 26th. It will still hit cinemas on November 6th in the US. 

Director Sam Mendes has also promised that this will be a much bigger movie than Skyfall and would take in more of the world. 

He told the BBC: "This is a bigger movie than Skyfall. It's shot in more places - we were in Mexico City and Tangiers and northern Sahara and Rome and the Alps and London. It's been an enormous undertaking."

Mendes, who confirmed that this would be his last Bond film, also revealed that the film's theme song is complete and will be unveiled shortly. 

He said: ""I can say that the song's been recorded and it's fantastic and I'm very excited about it. You won't have to wait long."

Details of SPECTRE were unveiled before Christmas by director Sam Mendes, the film sees Christoph Waltz, Monica Belucci and Lea Seydoux joining the cast and Daniel Craig returning as Bond for a fourth time. 

Waltz will play a character named Oberhauser, Belucci will play a character named Lucia Sciarra, while Blue Is The Warmest Colour star Lea Seydoux will portray a character named Madeleine Swann. In the trailer we get a brief look at Belucci's character and we hear from Oberhauser, though his face is never shown. 

Sherlock star Andrew Scott is also joining the cast, playing a character named Denbigh who works at MI6. He will join the returning Rory Kinnear, Ralph Fiennes and Naomie Harris, who all reprise their roles. Guardians Of The Galaxy star Dave Bautista is also in the cast, playing a henchman named Mr Hinx. 

SPECTRE is the follow-up to Skyfall, which is available for purchase here in our online store. 

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