John Travolta is secretly courting the role of the villain in the next James Bond movie.

During a taped theatre interview with British Tv personality Barry Norman on Sunday (16Feb14), the Pulp Fiction star revealed he and Bond producer Barbara Broccoli have discussed the possibility of him playing 007's foe in the untitled 24th Bond film.

Travolta said, "I would love to be a villain in the next James Bond film."

The movie is set to go before cameras later this year (14) with a release planned for 2015.