Ford is doing all it can to generate buzz around its new compact Ford Ka and it is once again releasing images and a press release with the new Quantum of Solace Bond girl Olga Kurylenko and the Ka.
Olga Kurylenko will be promoting the Ford Ka along with her new character Camille on a series of TV programs, articles and online content that have been created with support from Ford.
Honestly we think a better way to advertise the Ford Ka for the Bond movie is to hype up the face that Ka driven by Camille in Quantum of Solace runs on hydrogen and when the movie premieres in the U.S. on Nov. 14th, have the Ford Ka on hand and announce it for the North American market. But who’s going to listen to us?
Follow the jump for more pictures and the press release.
Olga Kurylenko and Ford Ka:
INTRODUCING BOND GIRL OLGA KURYLENKO ““ FIRST DRIVER OF THE NEW FORD KA
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.