Rami Malek wants to play the villain within the subsequent James Bond, calling it a “dream role”.
The 37-year-old actor, who is without doubt one of the favourites to win the Finest Actor Oscar for his portrayal of Freddie Mercury within the Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody, was linked to a villainous role in Cary Fukunaga’s forthcoming Bond movie in a report in Selection journal final month (Dec18).
Addressing the rumours on the Palm Springs Worldwide Movie Pageant, Rami advised Leisure Tonight he’d like to star reverse Daniel Craig’s 007.
“We’ll have to see about that,” he stated. “It would be nice to play a villain, that would be another dream role for me. I’ve got to play so many great ones so far so who knows. I’m keeping tight-lipped.”
The plot and solid of what’s believed to be Daniel’s ultimate outing because the superspy are nonetheless largely unknown following the departure of Danny Boyle as director final summer time.
Cary was employed to switch the British filmmaker and is reportedly nonetheless engaged on a script. He has stated that he’d prefer to convey again Christoph Waltz, who starred as Blofeld, the villain within the earlier Bond movie Spectre, alongside Ben Whishaw, who performs 007’s gadget whizz Q.
“Those are two extraordinary actors, so if there is space for them in the story, I would absolutely want them there,” he advised Britain’s Day by day Star newspaper of his plans. “I am trying to get the narrative stuff sorted out and have a story to tell.”
The 25th official James Bond movie is due out subsequent yr (20).