[Movies] Chiwetel Ejiofor Targeted For Villain in Next Bond Film
Posted by Jeremy Thomas on 04.04.2014
Oscar nominee is being sought...
Fresh off his Oscar nominated turn in 12 Years a Slave, Chiwetel Ejiofor is the top choice to play the primary villain in Bond 24. Variety reports that the actor is Sony Pictures and MGM's favorite to play the role and while no offer has been made yet, he is the frontrunner.
The film's producers are also looking for a Scandinavian, as well as a British woman, to play the new Bond girls.
The film will see Daniel Craig, Ralph Fiennes, Naomie Harris and Ben Whishaw return, with Sam Mendes directing from a script by John Logan. Filming starts this summer with a November 6th, 2015 release date set.