Olympics 2012: Who Are You Most Excited to See at the Opening Ceremony?
07/26/2012 AT 11:30 AM EDT
Queen Elizabeth and Prince Phillip are expected to attend the event (which will air on NBC at 7 p.m. ET), along with Kate, Prince William and Prince Harry, who will also be cheering on the British teams at various events during the games. Oscar-winning director Danny Boyle is coordinating and designing the opening ceremony, which is set to include a short film starring Daniel Craig as James Bond, according to reports. And Sir Paul McCartney has confirmed that he will be closing out the event with a performance. And, naturally, the field will be filled with the competitors and the flags of their countries as the athletes proudly march in the Parade of Nations.