Several James Bond characters, including M, Q and Eve Moneypenny return, with new additions Léa Seydoux as Dr. Hinx, Andrew Scott as Max Denbigh and Monica Bellucci as Lucia Sciarra.Spectre was filmed from December 2014 to July 2015 in Austria, the United Kingdom, Italy, Morocco and Mexico.Madeline Swann, who will take him to L'Américain; this will take him to the next step. Bond approaches Swann, and after rescuing her from Hinx, the two meet Q.Through Sciarra's ring, Q forensically links Oberhauser to Bond's previous missions, identifying Le Chiffre, Dominic Greene and Raoul Silva as agents of the same organization, which Swann identifies as Spectre.It was written by John Logan, Neal Purvis, Robert Wade and Jez Butterworth.
Confronting the criminals' leader, Marco Sciarra, Bond grabs his ring, emblazoned with a stylised octopus, and kills him by kicking him out of his helicopter.
Returning to London, Bond is suspended from field duty by the new M, who is in the midst of a power struggle with Max Denbigh (whom Bond dubs "C"), the head of a privately backed agency, the Joint Intelligence Service.
C campaigns for Britain to form "Nine Eyes", a global surveillance and intelligence initiative, and uses his influence to close down the '00' field agent section, which he believes is outdated.
The action scenes prioritised practical effects and stunts, while employing computer-generated imagery made by five different companies.
Spectre was estimated to have cost around 5 million, making it the most expensive Bond film and one of the most expensive films ever made.