London, Feb 5 (ANI): Brit actor Ralph Fiennes is apparently in talks to play an important role in the forthcoming 007 movie.
His representatives are apparently in discussion with the producers and director Sam Mendes about a role in the film that so far is known only as James Bond 23.
Mendes has spoken to Fiennes about taking on what has been described to as 'a darkly complex' role.
"It's the first of a new generation of Bond films, and the ideas Mendes has push the film into darker territory where the characters are modern, mature and challenging," the Daily Mail quoted a film executive in Los Angeles connected to the production, as saying.
The 'Red Dragon' star was approached because "the part is one of extreme complexity and only an actor of great ability and dexterity can take it on - and Ralph's name is top of our list." (ANI)
Story first published: Saturday, February 5, 2011, 11:55 [IST]