Skyfall Trivia Tweets

Posted on April 20, 2013

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The official James Bond Twitter account has posted some Skyfall Trivia.
Here is a summary of their tweets. Some of the content has already been addressed here on “007 Under the Mango Tree
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#SKYFALL trivia: #SKYFALL is only the second film in which James Bond suffers a gunshot wound. The other time is in THUNDERBALL.

#SKYFALL trivia: Bond’s tie had to be weighted for the motorbike chase. The weight kept the tie from flying around at high speeds.

#SKYFALL trivia: Hitman Patrice’s gun, a Glock 18, holds 100 rounds of ammunition and fires 20 rounds a second.

#SKYFALL trivia: British rally car champ Mark Higgins was Naomie Harris’ driving stunt double for wide-angle shots of the Land Rover chase.

#SKYFALL trivia: It took 9 weeks and 250 crew to build the underground MI6 headquarters on the 007 Stage

#SKYFALL trivia: Three ? scale model replicas of the Aston Martin DB5 were made using innovative 3D printing technology.

#SKYFALL trivia: The song being played by Silva’s attack helicopter is a cover of John Lee Hooker’s “Boom Boom”, performed by The Animals.

#SKYFALL trivia: SKYFALL’s London Underground scenes were all filmed at Charing Cross station.

#SKYFALL trivia: Even though he’s on-screen for more than 15 minutes as hitman Patrice, Ola Rapace doesn’t have a single word of dialogue.

#SKYFALL trivia: The name of the person posting the leaked YouTube videos is Vials – an anagram of Silva. The runtime of the video is 0:07.

#SKYFALL trivia: #SKYFALL is the second longest Bond movie, logging in at 142 mins. The longest in the series is CASINO ROYALE at 144 mins.

#SKYFALL trivia: #SKYFALL is the 3rd time Bond has filmed in Istanbul. FROM RUSSIA WITH LOVE & THE WORLD IS NOT ENOUGH are the others.

#SKYFALL trivia: Undergoing weapons training, the cast went through 200,000 rounds of ammunition.

#SKYFALL trivia: 85 copies of Daniel Craig’s Tom Ford grey suit were made for the opening sequence.

#SKYFALL trivia: The Aston Martin DB5 has been in 6 Bonds: GOLDFINGER, THUNDERBALL, GOLDENEYE, TOMORROW NEVER DIES, CASINO ROYALE & #SKYFALL

#SKYFALL trivia: Coca Cola was sprayed on the tarmac on the streets of Istanbul to stop the motorbikes’ tyres from slipping.

#SKYFALL trivia: M’s house in the film is the former home of the legendary Bond composer John Barry, who passed away in 2011.

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