Putting months of speculation to rest, the actor who will play the villain in the next James Bond movie confirmed he has the role, Entertainment Weekly reports.
Oscar winner Javier Bardem said during an interview on ABC’s “Nightline” that he has the role.
Bardem, who is from Spain, told “Nightline’s” Christiane Amanpour: “I am very excited. My parents took me to watch the movies and I saw all of them. So to play that is going to be fun. They chose me to play this man, but I cannot give you many details.”
Bardem was on the show talking about his work with a charity organization that helps west Saharan refugees, the story notes.