- 03:43 PM, Mar 15
The film will be based on Ian Fleming's first Bond novel, which was set during the Cold War and focused on a gambler named Le Chiffre who tries to reclaim a fortune he lost for SMERSH, the Communist secret enforcement unit.
He has to mount a card game in order to win the money back. Bond is sent in to make sure he doesn't win.
Bond is teamed with female agent Vesper Lynd, who later helps him recover after he is brutally tortured. She's the one who forges him into the Bond that we all know and love. He certainly falls in love with her, and it does change him forever. It's a genuinely deeper relationship. The film deals much more on a personal level with Bond.