MGM and Sony Pictures Entertainment are delighted to announce the UK release date for the eagerly anticipated 23rd James Bond adventure will be Friday, October 26, 2012 opening at the Odeon Leicester Square and in cinemas across the UK and Ireland. The film will open in the United States on November 9, 2012.

James Bond 23 will see Daniel Craig continue his role as James Bond in the iconic movie franchise, with British director Sam Mendes at the helm of the as-yet untitled 23rd James Bond adventure. The film will be produced by Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli.

RELATED: Daniel Craig Wanted His Casino Royale Torture Scene to Be More Brutal and Insane

The last two films, Casino Royale and Quantum of Solace, had record-high grosses for the Bond franchise, with Casino Royale taking in $599 million in worldwide ticket sales and Quantum of Solace generating $577 million.