Jamaica’s longstanding connection with the James Bond film series is poised to continue in the thrilling television series “007: Road To A Million.” The Caribbean island has been a backdrop for iconic Bond moments, such as the Green Grotto Caves in “Live and Let Die” and Dunn’s River Falls in “Dr. No.” In the new adventure series, viewers are taken on a global quest through Bond-inspired challenges set by The Controller (Brian Cox). Nine pairs of contestants have the opportunity to win a million-pound prize by answering ten hidden questions in locations worldwide.
The series showcases breathtaking Bond locations in Jamaica, Spanning eight episodes, focusing on Episodes 005, 006, and 007. The narrative unfolds against the backdrop of Kingston, offering suspenseful maritime adventures and a quest for a sunken freight ship in Port Royal. The series aims to spotlight Jamaica’s captivating beauty and rich culture internationally, coinciding with the country’s recognition as the top Caribbean destination for UK travellers.
As the contestants progress, The Controller extends an invitation to a luxurious casino on the island’s coast, adding an extra layer of excitement to the adventure. Donovan White, Director of Tourism, expresses excitement about Jamaica’s participation in the series, aligning it with their tourism targets. Elizabeth Fox, Jamaica Tourist Board’s regional director, notes the island’s rich history and diverse offerings, celebrating its achievement as the top Caribbean destination.
The CEO of 72 Films, David Glover, highlights Jamaica’s integral role in the series and expresses gratitude for the warm welcome and support received during filming. The series, available on Prime Video, promises viewers an unforgettable journey through stunning landscapes, daring challenges, and the allure of Kingston, Jamaica.