Javier Bardem has reportedly been offered a role as a villain in the next James Bond film, starring opposite Daniel Craig.
The Spanish actor has reportedly been given a "major" offer to appear in the 23rd instalment of the secret agent franchise as the iconic Britishs pyâs latest foe.
It had previously been rumoured that British actress Rachel Weisz was going to play the next Bond villain but bosses are said to be unsure about casting her following reports she is romancing Daniel.
A source said recently: "Casting Rachel was going to be a surprise twist as everyone would assume she'd be a Bond girl when really she would play a villain.
"But The Fly in the ointment is that they are now dating."