Casino Royale is a British spy film, the twenty-first in the Eon Productions James Bond film series, and the third screen adaptation of Ian Fleming's novel of the same name. Casting involved a widespread search for a new actor to succeed Pierce Brosnan as James Bond; the choice of Craig, announced in. Casino Royale () cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors , writers and more. Armed with a license to kill, Secret Agent James Bond sets out on his first mission as , and must defeat a private banker to terrorists in a high stakes game of poker at Casino Royale, Montenegro, but things are not what they seem. Daniel Craig, Eva Green, Judi Dench.