Die Another Day Cast
Pierce Brosnan as James Bond
Toby Stephens as Gustav Graves
Halle Berry as Giacinta “Jinx” Johnson
Will Yun Lee as Colonel Moon
Rosamund Pike as Miranda Frost
Rick Yune as Tang Ling Zao
Judi Dench as M
John Cleese as Q
Samantha Bond as Miss Moneypenny
Madonna as Verity
Michael Madsen as Damian Falco
Kenneth Tsang as General Moon
Colin Salmon as Charles Robinson
Michael Gorevoy as Vladimir Popov
Ho Yi as Mr. Chang
Die Another Day Cast
Die Another Day, the 20th instalment in the James Bond film series, features a star-studded cast that brings the iconic characters to life.
It was the last of the Pierce Brosnan Bond films, albeit unknown to him as he was willing to do another. It’s not gone down as Brosnan’s best Bond film, but not in any part his doing. As always, the Irish Bond delivered, playing the suave spy with aplomb.
Halle Berry stars as Giacinta ‘Jinx’ Johnson, an NSA agent. Berry was chosen after Salma Hayek, Saffron Burrows, and Sophie Ellis-Bextor were considered for the role. It was her biggest role to date, and her exit from the sea, which mirrors the iconic Honey Ryder entrance in Dr. No was just as memorable.
Toby Stephens portrays Gustav Graves, a British entrepreneur and the alter ego of Colonel Tan-Sun Moon. Will Yun Lee plays the rogue North Korean army colonel, Colonel Tan-Sun Moon, the Bond villain before his gene therapy treatment.
Stephens is the youngest ever Bond villain, and his performance was powerful, and defied his years. Rosamund Pike takes on the role of Miranda Frost, an undercover MI6 agent, double agent and Bond girl. It was her first ever role in a film, and she played the part to perfection.
Pike refused to get naked in her audition for the part, which was brave for her first possible role. Anyway, the producers saw what they needed, and she has gone on to build an impressive filmography ever since.
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Rick Yune appears as Tang Ling Zao, a North Korean terrorist working for Moon and living as an exile. The diamond encrusted villain, looks the part, and is menacing throughout.
Judi Dench reprises her role as M, the head of MI6, while John Cleese plays Q, MI6’s quartermaster and armourer. Samantha Bond starred as Miss Moneypenny for the fourth and final time, and her last scene where she kisses Bond, kind of, is arguably the flirty secretary’s best ever scene throughout the franchise.
Madonna has a cameo as Verity, Graves and Frost’s fencing instructor, and of course she sang the Die Another Day theme. Legendary actor Michael Madsen was cast as Damian Falco, Jinx’s superior in the NSA, and his performance is as powerful as ever. Roger Moore‘s daughter, Deborah Moore had a part in Die Another Day cast, playing an air hostess.
Die Another Day‘s production was a complicated affair, with several directors considered before Lee Tamahori was hired. The film was shot primarily in the United Kingdom, Iceland, and Cádiz, Spain, and filming began on 11 January 2002 at Pinewood Studios and wrapped up in several other locations, including Maui, Hawaii, Cornwall, and the Eden Project.
The Die Another Day cast and crew faced several challenges during filming, including cold and windy weather conditions in Cádiz, which was set as Havana in the film. Berry said she was really cold filming the famous beach scene, and she and Brosnan sustained injuries during filming.
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More Die Another Day Cast and Crew
Lawrence Makoare as Mr. Kil
Rachel Grant as Undercover masseuse.
Emilio Echevarría as Raoul
Vincent Wong as General Li
Joaquin Martinez as Elderly Cigar Factory Worker
Simón Andreu as Dr. Álvarez
Deborah Moore as Airline Hostess
Mark Dymond as Mr. Van Bierk
Oliver Skeete as Concierge At The Fencing Club
Directed by Lee Tamahori
Produced by Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli
Written by Neal Purvis and Robert Wade
Based on James Bond by Ian Fleming
Cinematography by David Tattersall
Edited by Christian Wagner
Music by David Arnold
Production companies: Eon Productions, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Distributed by MGM Distribution Co. (USA), 20th Century Fox (International)
Release dates: 20 November 2002 (UK), 22 November 2002 (USA)
Budget $142 million
Box office $431.9 million