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Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Prince Harry to attend 'Spectre' premiere

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Marilyn Malara
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, William and Kate Middleton, pose with their children, Prince George and Princess Charlotte, on the day of her christening on Sunday, July 5, 2015. File Photo courtesy of The British Monarchy.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, William and Kate Middleton, pose with their children, Prince George and Princess Charlotte, on the day of her christening on Sunday, July 5, 2015. File Photo courtesy of The British Monarchy.

LONDON, Sept. 16 (UPI) -- Prince Harry and the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will attend the world premiere of the latest James Bond installment, Spectre in London next month.

Kensington Palace announced the news Wednesday via Twitter, designating the premier the Cinema and Television Benevolent Fund's annual Royal Film Performance. According to a press release from producers, Spectre is just the third Bond film chosen as a RFP since 1946. Previously, Die Another Day (2002) and Casino Royale (2006) were also chosen for royal premieres.

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This year's event takes place Oct. 26 at the Royal Albert Hall in London and will benefit behind-the-scenes workers in British film and TV industries as a charity event.

The premiere will also be attended by the film's cast including leading man Daniel Craig, Christoph Waltz, Lea Seydoux, Ben Whishaw, Naomie harris, David Bautista, Monica Bellucci and Ralph Fiennes. Director Sam Mendes and producers Barbara Broccoli and Michael G. Wilson will also stride the red carpet alongside the royals.

Spectre will reach U.S. theaters Nov. 6.

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