The character of Q did not appear in 2006’s Casino Royale or its sequel, Quantum of Solace (2008). Bond actor Daniel Craig expressed concern over the character’s absence, and expressed his hope that Q would return in Skyfall. In November 2011, it was announced that British actor Ben Whishaw had been cast in the role.
How did Q die?
Famous worldwide as gadget man Q, the 85-year-old actor from Bexhill, East Sussex, had been at a book signing at nearby Drusillas Park before the fatal smash, which involved his blue Renault Megane and another car on the A27, near Firle, East Sussex. …
Why was there no Q in Casino Royale?
Why was Q not in “Casino Royale” and “Quantum of Solace?” A. When we were doing “Casino Royale,” the producers and Neal and I decided to strip back all the really familiar elements because we wanted to restart the series. We wanted to focus on Bond and M as the central relationship, so we took out Q.
Did M die in Skyfall?
Skyfall marked Dench’s seventh appearance as M, where she is targeted by former MI6 agent Raoul Silva, whom she turned over to the Chinese in order to save six other agents. She is shot and killed in the film, making her the only M to die in the Eon Bond films.