‘Skyfall’ Trailer: Watch Daniel Craig Opposite Javier Bardem

Javier Bardem plays the villain in this Sam Mendes-directed thriller

James Bond will soon return to the big screen in “Skyfall,” and Britain needs him now more than ever.

MGM and Sony on Tuesday released a trailer for the 23rd Bond film, which is the third with Daniel Craig as the iconic secret agent.

This year also marks the 50th anniversary of the film series, which began in 1962 with “Dr. No.”

This latest film, directed by Sam Mendes, also stars Javier Bardem as Raoul Silva. Without saying too much about the plot, undercover operatives for British intelligence agency MI6 are in danger and the agency itself is under attack. Bond must save them.

For a little taste of what is to come, watch below.

And because there's apparently no such thing as too much James Bond, the international trailer for "Skyfall" also hit the internet Tuesday. While sharing much of the same footage as the first trailer, it does include a steamy shower interlude between 007 and his latest female conquest: