Skyfall TV spot released for James Bonds Olympic appearance

Skyfall , the latest James Bond adventure, got a promotional push during last night’s Olympic opening ceremony, as NBC aired the film’s first TV spot.

Short on dialogue, save for Daniel Craig’s, “007 reporting for duty,” the teaser footage emphasises the action, with a brief look at the train sequence that wowed the crowds at Comic-Con 2012 .

Director Sam Mendes has been true to his word in terms of keeping the scale huge, but this is also looking to be the most stylish outing yet for Craig’s Bond.

Check out the Skyfall TV spot below:

There’s familiar footage for those who’ve seen the Skyfall trailer , but for anyone wanting to see the world’s most famous secret agent in a different light, he made a guest appearance during the Danny Boyle-orchestrated opening ceremony for the 2012 Olympics. has the footage, in which Bond demonstrates his allegiance to his Queen and country by escorting Her Majesty to the games, before making a high-octane entrance with her.

If you weren’t one of the billion people people watching last night (or even if you were, and you fancy seeing it again), you can catch the footage below:

Skyfall opens on 26 October 2012 (that ‘November’ in the TV spot refers to the US market).

Matt Maytum
Deputy Editor, Total Film

I'm the Deputy Editor at Total Film magazine, looking after the long-form features there, and generally obsessing over all things Nolan, Kubrick and Pixar. Over the past decade I've worked in various roles for TF online and in print, including at GamesRadar+, and you can often hear me nattering on the Inside Total Film podcast. Bucket-list-ticking career highlights have included reporting from the set of Tenet and Avengers: Infinity War, as well as covering Comic-Con, TIFF and the Sundance Film Festival.