Of all the villains James Bond has faced over the course of his decades-long tenure, did you ever see him go up against classic literary character Captain Flint? Well, you already have! As Starz gears up for production of its Michael Bay-produced 'Treasure Island' prequel 'Black Sails,' the talk of the seas is who could fill the boots of the iconic Captain Flint. So when looking for an iconic British villain, why go further than one of 007's fallen foes?
Looks like Hollywood is getting set to modernize another classic and director Guy Ritchie seems to be the go to guy for such a task, having helmed the two successful Sherlock Holmes films with Robert Downey Jr. Now he's got a new classic he's going to be taking on for Warner Bros.