Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc., announced today that their upcoming title “007 Legends” will star a number of people who have played in Bond movies throughout the history of the franchise.
The talent pool will include such actors and actresses as Daniel Craig, Richard Kiel, Michael Lonsdale and Naomie Harris, along with many others.
Along with the massive pool of voice talent, Activision has also secured Bruce Feirstein, known for writing Bond movie titles and Bond games such as The World Is Not Enough and Everything or Nothing, along with musical composers David Arnold (Die Another Day, Tomorrow Never Dies and Independence Day) and Kevin Kiner (CSI: Miami, Hell on Wheels, Star Wars: The Clone Wars).
Here’s a snippet from the press release.
007 Legends will feature Daniel Craig’s (SKYFALL, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Casino Royale) James Bond while Rory Kinnear (SKYFALL, Wild Target, Quantum of Solace) voices MI6’s Chief of Staff, Bill Tanner. The Moonrakermission features familiar Bond actors, including Michael Lonsdale (Of Gods and Men, Munich, Moonraker) reprising his villainous role as Hugo Drax and Richard Kiel (Happy Gilmore, Moonraker, The Spy Who Loved Me) as Drax’s notorious henchman — Jaws. Naomie Harris (SKYFALL, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest, 28 Days Later), from this fall’s feature film SKYFALL, will also make a video game appearance in 007 Legends.
A first-of-its-kind Bond video game, 007 Legends features an original, overarching storyline tying together five classic Bond movie-inspired missions plus a sixth mission based on this year’s highly-anticipated movie — SKYFALL— which will be available post launch as downloadable content, to offer the most diverse Bond gaming experience yet! As with the feature films, 007 Legends equips players with state-of-the-art spy gadgets, an arsenal of weapons and sleek vehicles as they jet off to exotic locations and utilize Bond’s quick wits, class and style to take down notorious villains and their brutal henchmen and perform impressive stunts.
Along with the press release, we got ahold of some screenshots of the game so have a look. They’re pretty hot.