Bond girl buddies up with Ford Ka

Who's not looking forward to the new Bond flick Quantum of Solace that opens in theaters on October 29th? Agent 007 returns with an Aston Martin DBS as his daily driver and a beautiful woman on his arm, per usual. The new girl's name is Camille, and she's played by Olga Kurylenko. Her job is to make James forget about that Vesper girl, and she'll be sharing scenes with Ford's recently redesigned Ka while doing it.

Ford plans to make good use of the Ka's starring role next to Olga, and is sponsoring a slew of Bond girl events including a special on MTV that will take an ordinary Jill and give her four weeks of Bond training with Ms. Kurylenko. Other events include a behind the scenes look at the Camille character on E! Entertainment and full coverage from the red carpet premiere. We dig the cute little Ka, but we're guessing Olga will garner much of the spotlight during the efficient little hatch's big screen debut. Click the pic to the right for a high-res version and another head shot of Kurylenko upstaging the Ka with her better-than-Kinetic good looks.

[Source: Ford]



BRENTWOOD, October 27, 2008 – Excitement is mounting as film fans await the October 29 world premiere in London of the new James Bond adventure, 'Quantum of Solace', which also features a cameo appearance from the stylish new Ford Ka.

In the movie the Ka is driven by Camille, the beautiful but feisty leading lady, played by Olga Kurylenko. To celebrate the cheeky new Ford Ka's cameo role, Ford is promoting a special series of exciting media features.

Movie fans who want to learn more about Kurylenko and her character Camille don't need to wait for the film's release, however. Her independent spirit, sense of adventure, bravery, style and beauty are captured in a series of unique TV programmes, articles and on-line content which have been created with support from Ford.

Special insights into the latest Bond girl are now available via the following channels:

* MTV – MADE Bond Girl Special
Watch as one lucky viewer is selected to be transformed into an authentic Bond girl, mentored by Olga Kurylenko through a four-week programme including martial arts, advanced driving, styling and a makeover.

* E! Entertainment – Bond Girl Diaries
A personal, behind-the-scenes look at the filming of the latest James Bond epic through the eyes of Olga Kurylenko. The programme features interviews with the leading lady, action from the film set, and a look at Kurylenko's life and career before 'Quantum of Solace'.

* E! Entertainment – Live From The Red Carpet
Exclusive footage will be seen from the 'Quantum of Solace' World Premiere in London, along with interviews with all the celebrity guests, sneak peeks at scenes from the new film, revealing insights as Olga Kurylenko gets ready for the big event.

* Glamour magazine – Bond Special
Twelve pages of special features celebrating the new film and highlighting the style and beauty of its leading lady, Olga Kurylenko. Readers can see how they can get the "Bond girl look", with fashion and beauty tips from Kurylenko and her on-set styling team.

'Quantum of Solace' is produced for EON Productions by Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli and distributed by Sony Pictures Entertainment.

Directed by Marc Forster, the film stars Daniel Craig as the legendary secret agent, James Bond and opens in the UK and France on October 31st, then across the rest of Europe during November 2008.

The all-new Ford Ka will be available to drivers other than Olga Kurylenko in late 2008/early 2009.

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