Craig will also be seen portraying the ruler's affair with a teenage Greek boy Antinuos after, which his wife refuses to bear him any children. The movie will be helmed by veteran Brit director John Boorman, 75.
Craig raised quite a few eyebrows when he suggested the 007 secret agent should be portrayed as a bisexual in the movie earlier this year. "Why not? I think in this day and age fans would have accepted it. No-one blinks an eye," the Daily Star quoted Craig, as saying.