(ANI): French actor Mathieu Amalric is all set to be the next Bond
villain. Amalric, who played a paralyzed stroke victim in "The
Diving Bell and the Butterfly," will stand up to Agent 007, Daniel
Craig in the 22nd instalment of the James Bond franchise. Execs
from Columbia Pictures and MGM have confirmed that Amalric will be
playing one of the main villains in next year"s Bond 22
alongside Anatole Taubman.
They also revealed that Jeffrey Wright, who played CIA agent
Felix Leiter in Casino Royale, will reprise his role in
the film. Bond 22 began filming on Jan 2 in London, reports
Variety. Though a month behind schedule, the film's theatrical
release for November 7th is still on track.