'Quantum of Solace' shooting at Pinewood

The new James Bond film will be called “Quantum of Solace,” producers announced Thursday at Blighty’s Pinewood Studios.

The title comes from a short story published as part of a collection by Bond creator Ian Fleming in 1960.

Pic, previously known simply as “Bond 22,” takes up where “Casino Royale” left off. Daniel Craig reprises the role of the British superspy as he embarks on a revenge mission following his betrayal by Vesper Lynd — Eva Green’s ill-fated character in the previous film — that takes him to Austria, Italy and South America.

As previously announced, Gallic thesp Mathieu Amalric (“The Diving Bell and the Butterfly”) plays Bond nemesis Dominic Greene. Ukrainian actress Olga Kurylenko plays Bond girl Camille, who leads 007 to Greene, while Brit actress Gemma Arterton (“St. Trinian’s”) plays MI6 Agent Fields.

Director Marc Forster started work on the pic at Pinewood this month.

Sony Pictures Releasing Intl. is releasing the pic worldwide on Nov. 7.

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