Now that Bond 23 is officially ago, with Daniel Craig returning as the superspy and director Sam Mendes taking the reigns, the next round of rumor milling will be: who is the bad guy and who is the Bond girl and then who is doing the Bond theme song.
Javier Bardem has been offered a part and the rumor is he’ll be the next Bond villain. If so, that’s a great casting choice. Hopefully they don’t ruin it with a lame storyline (not out of the question). Wouldn’t you love to see Bardem and Craig match wits and trade bon mots?
As an aside — I love the notion of classing up James Bond and making the movies an actors/directors showcase. Hopefully, producers keep this trend going.