Casino Royale is a British-American spy comedy film originally produced by Columbia Pictures featuring an ensemble cast. It is loosely based on Ian Fleming 's first James Bond novel. Forced out of retirement to investigate the deaths and disappearances of international spies, he soon battles the mysterious Dr. The film's tagline: "Casino Royale is too much Charles K. Feldman , the producer, had acquired the film rights in and had attempted to get Casino Royale made as an Eon Productions Bond film ; however, Feldman and the producers of the Eon series, Albert R. Broccoli and Harry Saltzman , failed to come to terms. Believing that he could not compete with the Eon series, Feldman resolved to produce the film as a satire.
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Casino Royale is a spy film , the twenty-first in the Eon Productions James Bond 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 at the Casino Royale in Montenegro ; Bond falls in love with femme fatale 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. It received an overwhelmingly positive critical response, with reviewers highlighting Craig's reinvention of the character and the film's departure from the tropes of previous Bond films. Some critics and fans consider Casino Royale to be the most faithful adaptation of the novel , and as well as any Bond novel - at least since On Her Majesty's Secret Service , the last Bond film to be a faithful adaptation of Ian Fleming's novel. Most of the major differences are ones from the changes of the world from s Britain , and s, as well as the differences brought in when Daniel Craig was cast as the new Bond.
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It has been 10 years to the day since Casino Royale —the 21st James Bond movie, and also the best one—first arrived in theaters. I'm aware that calling Casino Royale the best Bond movie will enrage some purists, and I don't make this suggestion lightly. For me, choosing a favorite movie is like choosing a favorite child. Yes, even A View to a Kill. But Casino Royale is special: A movie that's good not in spite of being the 21st movie in the franchise, but because it's the 21st movie in the franchise. And looking back a decade later, Casino Royale is somehow even better than the massive, much-needed breath of fresh air it felt like on the day it was released.