Check Out the New James Bond Cast!

Ian Fleming’s James Bond franchise is about to enter its 25th entry. Details on the film have been scarce, but today we finally got confirmation about who will star in the upcoming film.

Daniel Craig will return as 007, but this will be his last outing as the titular agent. Returning actors include Ralph Fiennes as M, Ben Whishaw as Q, Lea Seydoux as Madeleine Swann, Naomie Harris as Moneypenny, Rory Kinnear as Tanner, and Jeffrey Wright as Felix Leiter. New cast members include Billy Magnussen, Ana De Armas, David Dencik, Lashana Lynch and Dali Benssalah. It is unclear what roles these new actors will play.

The biggest reveal was that Rami Malek, who just won an Oscar for his performance as Freddy Mercury in Bohemian Rhapsody, has been cast as the film’s villain. You can see Malek’s confirmation video here:

 

 

The casting announcements were made during the 007 livestream on the franchise’s Twitter page. According to the producers and director, production will start soon with filming beginning in Jamaica, an iconic setting in the James Bond legacy. Although plot details were scarce, it will see Bond helping an old friend rescue a kidnapped scientist unravels into something far deadlier.

 

Bond 25 is expected to release next year. You can watch the livestream announcement here:

 

Are you a fan of James Bond? And, more importantly, have you read any James Bond books?

 

 

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