Bond 24

Rumor: Christoph Waltz is Playing Blofeld in ‘Bond 24’

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by Jacob Hall 4 days ago
The Weinstein Company
It’s no secret that Academy Award winner Christoph Waltz has been cast as the main villain in the next James Bond adventure (which we’re all just calling ‘Bond 24’ for the moment). However, the exact nature of the role may have been revealed and, if it’s true, 007 fans all over the world will rejoice. Yes, it’s exactly what you think it is: Waltz may be playing Bond’s old arch-nemesis, Ernst Stravo Blofeld.

‘Bond 24’ Appropriately Casts Christoph Waltz in the Role of James Bond Villain

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by Britt Hayes November 13, 2014 06:27 PM
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It was only a matter of time before Christoph Waltz, perpetual movie bad guy, was cast as a James Bond villain. Always the bridesmaid! Although we know the real villain in the next James Bond film, aka 'Bond 24,' is clearly the lack of an official title -- the film, which is scheduled to hit theaters in 2016 and has already begun casting (obviously) and we have no title. Is 'Bond 24' too unprofessional? Is 'The Force Awakens' already taken?

'Guardians of the Galaxy' Star Dave Bautista Cast as 'Bond 24' Villain

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by Mike Sampson October 13, 2014 08:37 AM
Marvel
We'd previously heard that the 'Bond 24' filmmakers wanted the villain for the upcoming sequel to be unlike the modern day villains and instead a throwback to the big hulking henchmen like Jaws or Oddjob. The casting call was looking for "an imposing, extremely physically fit actor" over 6'2" tall. Not a ton of guys like that around, but the director Sam Mendes didn't have to look further than the biggest movie of the year.

'Bond 24' Casts Lea Seydoux in Femme Fatale Role, Still Has No Official Title

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by Britt Hayes October 09, 2014 08:27 PM
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While the newest James Bond movie still has no official title, that hasn't kept it from moving full-speed ahead, with Daniel Craig reprising the role of Agent 007 for Bond's 24th outing. The latest development has French actress and 'Blue Is the Warmest Color' star Lea Seydoux joining the cast in the role of a femme fatale -- someone who could make things quite complicated (and perhaps a bit sexy) for our suave protagonist.

'Bond 24' Eyes Oscar-Nominated Chiwetel Ejiofor for New James Bond Villain

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by Nick Romano April 04, 2014 05:06 PM
Sony Pictures
Chiwetel Ejiofor wowed audiences with his stirring and hard-to-watch performance in Steve McQueen's Oscar-winning '12 Years a Slave,' and now, naturally, he's on multiple studios' radars for major upcoming films. While he's previously been rumored to be up for 'Star Wars: Episode 7,' word is he's now being eyed to play the new James Bond villain in the upcoming 'Bond 24.'

Will James Bond Battle Blofeld Again?

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by Damon Houx November 15, 2013 06:27 PM
MGM
Though the franchise was successful under Pierce Brosnan's run, when Daniel Craig became James Bond the series got a new life and a rebooting, with 'Casino Royale' starting just as Bond received his license to kill. The series has done a lot of work to integrate previous Bond lore with its more modern approach (and recently re-introduced Miss Moneypenny), but now it seems the path is clear for Bond's most famous nemesis Blofeld to return to the series.

'Bond 24' Update: Penelope Cruz Not a Bond Girl After All?

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by Eric Walkuski June 14, 2013 09:09 AM
Mango
A couple weeks ago, we were privy to the exciting news that Penelope Cruz was set to follow in her hubby Javier Bardem's footsteps and share the screen with James Bond. Cruz as a Bond Girl? Who's going to argue with that, right? Well, prepare to wake up from this pleasant dream, folks, because it doesn't appear to be happening after all.

'Bond 24' - Sam Mendes Returning to Direct the Next Two James Bond Films?

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by Jacob Hall May 31, 2013 01:05 PM
Sony
Despite frequently and loudly saying that he would not return to the James Bond franchise, it looks like 'Skyfall' director Sam Mendes has been roped in for another one. Well, another two, actually.
A new report claims that Mendes is back on board the James Bond train for 'Bond 24' and likely 'Bond 25,' following some pretty extensive negotiations.