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Ralph Fiennes to be the new M in SKYFALL

News recently surfaced that Ralph Fiennes will be replacing Judi Dench’s character, M, in the new 007 film, SKYFALL. The official statement is as follows: “Ralph Fiennes play’s a government agent, which we never get a name on, because he is set to play the new M.”

A little vague as in telling us is Fiennes character of M will be different from Dench’s character of M. I guess we could say we saw this coming? Judi Dench is on the older side but to me that doesn’t seem like a reason to leave a franchise. It most likely is that she thinks she has taken her character of M as far as she can and wants to move on to other projects. I think Ralph Fiennes will come in and do a fantastic job. I am a fan of his work as Voldemort in the HARRY POTTER movie franchise. Fiennes addition to SKYFALL makes the cast just that much greater. I am interested in seeing some footage of him on screen with Daniel Craig, who plays 007. The film also stars Helen McCrory and Javier Bardem and is directed by Sam Mendes.

I saw that 007.com is also doing something in line with what Peter Jackson has been doing for THE HOBBIT. I posted the video below, but it sounds as if the producers for SKYFALL will be posting video blogs of the production leading up to the release of the film. As a film nerd, this couldn’t excite me more! I have loved Peter Jackson’s video blogs from the set of THE HOBBIT and I am hoping the forthcoming video blogs from SKYFALL are just as good and as insightful.

SKYFALL is set to hit theaters November 9, 2012:

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Casey Carroll grew up a huge fan of television and film. He was born in Marietta, GA but grew up in Murfreesboro, TN. Casey has also been involved in theatre from a very young age. Casey is now a 24-year-old college student at Middle Tennessee State University majoring in Video Production and Film Studies. Watching TV and movies are just two of Casey’s many hobbies that he is very passionate about. He hopes to continue to pursue work in the film industry.Visit him at http://caseyccarroll.com