Did they actually crash an Aston Martin in Casino Royale?

Did they actually crash an Aston Martin in Casino Royale?

Three identical Aston Martin DBSs were flipped on their roofs during shots for a high-speed Alpine chase. And within hours of the start of filming, the special edition V12 Astons created for the movie were wrecks. The British car maker created the DBS for new 007 Daniel Craig, 38.

How many Aston Martins did they use in Casino Royale?

Pairing Craig with the debut of the DBS certainly helped, as Casino Royale became the first Bond film to have two different Aston Martins actively feature in the same film.

Where was the Casino Royale crash filmed?

Millbrook Proving Ground
BOND FACT: The sensational Casino Royale crash was filmed at Millbrook Proving Ground in Bedfordshire.

Who was the stunt driver in Casino Royale?

“There was a big gap between [Pierce Brosnan’s] last Bond and Daniel’s Bond and in that time, Jason Bourne had come out, which turned the spy world upside down with a new style, a new sort of grittiness,” Casino Royale stunt coordinator Gary Powell tells EW.

How many times did the car flip in Casino Royale?

Casino Royale scoops a Guinness World Record for the most cannon rolls in a car. New James Bond film Casino Royale has won a Guinness World Record for the most cannon rolls in a car. In the winning scene 007’s legendary Aston Martin is seen to flip and roll seven times.

How did they flip the car in Casino Royale?

As a remedy, Special Effects Supervisor Chris Corbould and his crew fitted the car with an air cannon that utilised pressurised nitrogen to fire a ram out of the bottom of the car and flip it at exactly the right moment. When Kirley triggered the cannon, this time it rolled.

What Aston Martin was used in Skyfall?

Aston Martin DB5
One of the biggest cheers in the latest James Bond flick, Skyfall, opening today, comes when 007, played by Daniel Craig, reveals his car of choice. It’s the iconic Aston Martin DB5, of course.

Did Daniel Craig use a stunt double in Casino Royale?

Of course, not all the scenes are performed by real actors. In fact, even though Daniel Craig did perform some of his own stunts, over the period of 15 years, Craig did have a number of loyal stunt doubles to help him out.

What is the record for rolling a car?

Today’s clip is a Guinness World Record breaker This scene from Casino Royale includes the Aston Martin DBS car flip, which set a Guinness World Record for the most barrel rolls in a car (it’s seven!). “We were going to be happy with a couple of rolls, maybe three at a push,” says stunt driver Adam Kirley.