Editions:  Austria · Denmark · France · Germany · Italy · Norway · Spain · Sweden · Switzerland

Christoph Waltz is Bond nemesis in 'Spectre'

Share this article

Christoph Waltz is Bond nemesis in 'Spectre'
Christoph Waltz in Inglorious Basterds and Daniel Craig. Photos: DPA
12:39 CET+01:00
German-Austrian actor Christoph Waltz has been officially confirmed to play James Bond's evil opponent in the movie, slated for November 2015.

Waltz has form for playing antagonists, with a memorable performance as SS Colonel Hans Landa in the Quentin Tarantino-directed 'Inglorious Basterds' earning him both an Oscar and a Cannes Best Actor Award.

Director Sam Mendes confirmed the cast list for the latest installment in the Bond franchise at a press event at London's Pinewood Studios on Thursday, putting an end to weeks of speculation.

The movie will be the 24th featuring the British super-spy and once again stars Daniel Craig in the leading role.

Little is known of the plot of the movie, although the producers have said that filming will take place in London, Rome, Tangiers, Mexico City and Austria.

Filming will start on Monday December 8th.

SEE ALSO: Vienna's Waltz tipped as next Bond villain

Get notified about breaking news on The Local

Share this article

The Local is not responsible for content posted by users.
Become a Member or sign-in to leave a comment.

From our sponsors

Change the world with a master’s degree from Sweden’s Linköping University

Master’s students at world-leading Linköping University (LiU) aren’t there simply to study. They solve real-world problems alongside experts in fields that can create a better tomorrow. Do you have what it takes to join them?