Jeffrey Wright will reprise his role as CIA agent Felix Leiter in Bond 22. According to Variety, the film begins production today.

Mathieu Amalric has also been confirmed as the villain in this upcoming sequel to Casino Royale. It is also rumored that Swiss actor Anatole Taubman has been cast as a villain, but that cannot be confirmed at this time.

The film will open November 7th, 2008.