Chiwetel Ejiofor Could Be the Next Bond Villain

Sam Mendes is reportedly eyeing the Oscar-winning actor to play the next Bond villain

By Emma Chong Johnston | Published: 7 Apr 2014

Chiwetel's Next Role
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Oscar-winner Chiwetel Ejiofor is reportedly being eyed to play the villain opposite Daniel Craig in the next James Bond movie. Sony, MGM and Chiwetel’s representatives have declined to comment, but The Wrap reports that the news has come from multiple individuals familiar with the project.

If true, Chiwetel will join the returning cast of Daniel Craig, Ralph Fiennes, Naomie Harris and Ben Whishaw. Sam Mendes will direct the as yet unnamed film. Production is expected to begin in November, and carry on through to April 2015.

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