Belvedere Vodka kicks off James Bond partnership, with Lily Cole, Tinie Tempah, Pixie Geldof, Amber Atherton
The $300 million budget set aside for Spectre, the 24th Eon James Bond film, will need a marketing bonanza. After Aston Martin revealed its DB10â10 cars built exclusively for the film and not general saleâand Jaguar Land Rover confirmed that they would be supplying a C-X75 and Range Rover vehicles, Belvedere Vodka is next, launching its global partnership with James Bond at the Bond in Motion exhibition at the London Film Museum last night.
Guests included Lily Cole, Tinie Tempah, Amber Atherton, Pixie Geldof, Douglas Booth, Kim Hersov, Ella Catliff and Christophe Navarre, while Belvedere president Charles Gibb played host.
Belvedere’s limited-edition bottles see the Belvedere palace replaced with an image of the MI6 headquarters from the film, while its trade-mark blue will be changed to green, on one. These will be limited to 100 bottles. The second change will be to Belvedere’s Silver Sabre bottles.
The marketing programme commences in February, with point-of-sale promotions. Updates will be put on Belvedere’s Instagram account.
Spectre, which is named after the fictional terrorist organization from the Ian Fleming novels, will premiĂšre on November 6, 2015. Daniel Craig will return as the super-spy, and the cast includes Monica Bellucci, LĂ©a Seydoux, Andrew Scott, Dave Bautista, Naomie Harris, Ralph Fiennes, and Christoph Waltz as the villain. Barbara Broccoli and Michael G. Wilson produce, while Sam Mendes (Skyfall) returns to direct.