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Javier Bardem Confirms He's Chosen to Play the Next 'Bond' Villain

October 12, 2011 (4:49 am) GMT
The 'No Country for Old Men' actor finally admits that he will play James Bond's enemy in the upcoming 007 movie, but refuses to give further details about his character.

has confirmed long-running rumor about his involvement in an untitled Bond 23 project. In a recent interview with Christiane Amanpour on ABC's "Nightline", the Oscar-winning actor stated that he will play the nemesis of 's James Bond in the next installment of the 007 franchise.

Asked to explain about his villainous character in the upcoming Bond movie, Bardem, who is famously known for playing a killer with a bad haircut in "", said, "They chose me to play this man, but I cannot give you many details." He added, "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."

Aside from the Bond movie project, which will be released in the U.S. on November 9, 2012, Bardem is recently in talks to lend his voice for animated movie "". Words are, the 42-year-old actor would voice the mean El Macho in the sequel of 2010's "".

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