Spectre filming 'upsets residents'

The eagerly-awaited new Bond movie 'Spectre' is set to disrupt some London residents

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Daniel Craig

Filming on 'Spectre' is set to disturb some London residents.

People living around the area of Millbank, near the Tate Gallery, have received e-mails informing them that the much-anticipated new Bond movie will be shooting outside apartments in their neighborhood from June 6 until June 8, and again from June 13 until June 15.

The residents have been told that lights and generators will be running during the filming, with the movie crew set to work through the night from 6pm until 7am.

One resident told the New York Post's Page Six column that the email had been sent in order to reduce the number of complaints received further down the line.

This comes shortly after Daniel Craig and other members of the Bond crew disturbed residents on London's River Thames by filming a helicopter and speedboat chase for the Sam Mendes-directed 'Spectre'.

In May, locals living near the location were left struggling to sleep when the helicopter circled above their homes until midnight.

At the time, one Twitter user wrote: "Really really loud James Bond helicopter over my house.

"Super cool that there's a new Bond film . . . Less so when it means a helicopter circling your flat. (sic)"

Spectre

  • 3 stars
  • 2015
  • UK
  • 148 min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Sam Mendes
  • Cast: Daniel Craig, Christoph Waltz, Léa Seydoux, Monica Bellucci, Ralph Fiennes, Naomie Harris, Ben Whishaw, Rory Kinnear, Andrew Scott, Dave Bautista, Stephanie Sigman
  • UK release: 26 October 2015

James Bond (Craig) comes up against a global crime syndicate, while back at home, the 00 programme is under threat from reckless moderniser C (Scott). With its swagger, dry humour and frequent, well-executed action it's a solid crowdpleaser, but the story is predictable, the characterisation is thin and overall it lacks…

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