Quantum of Solace spoiler alert!
According to an article in Great Britain's The Daily Mail, it's apparent that Agent Fields, an MI6 spy ordered to keep an eye on James Bond in the movie, is found dead in a scene that serves as a tribute to the 1964 Bond classic, Goldfinger.
In the following shot from Quantum of Solace, Gemma Arterton - who plays Agent Fields - is covered in oil and left draped over a bed.
"I couldn’t move. I couldn’t see, I couldn’t breathe or hear because it went in my ears," Arterton said of the scene. "It was unpleasant, but it’s something I’ll always remember and it will be an iconic part of the film."
Bond experts will remember a similar scene in Goldfinger, where the nemesis' accomplice is killed for sleeping with 007. She's asphyxiated after her entire body is covered in gold paint. To wit: