Sneak peek: James Bond plays with fire (and a red hot beauty) in Quantum of Solace

Daniel Craig is back in a blaze of glory in the latest 007 adventure.

James Bond faces all new danger, not to mention a red hot new love interest in the form of Gemma Arterton, in newly released stills from the highly anticipated Quantum of Solace.

The 40-year-old star performed many of his own stunts under the guidance of  stunt master Gary Powell.


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He says: 'Gary's theory is, if you don't do it, you won't feel it. When you know how it feels to drive a boat one-handed you can re-create it.

'But it's important you also feel the vulnerability. It's like what Harrison Ford does so brilliantly. You're not sure he's going to get it right.'

And new Bond girl Olga Kurylenko also got in on the dramatic action scenes.


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The 28-year-old says: 'Little by little, you get more confident. By the end, I was loving it. They had to pull me away.'

The 22nd Bond movie, which is currently in post-production, was plagued with accidents during filming.

In June, Craig sliced the top of one of his fingers off while on set.

There was also a fire at one of the sets, a car crash that seriously injured a stunt driver, and another accident involving an Aston Martin skidding off the road into Lake Garda.


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The on screen action didn't interest Arterton, who landed the role as MI6 operative Agent Fields in the new movie, quite as much as her steamy love scenes.

She says: 'I was in a bit of a dream, a daze, when I filmed my love scene with Bond.

'I felt like a giggly girl because he’s such a man. Daniel is the sexiest Bond ever.'

Quantum of Solace is out on October 31.


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