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James Bond: Chiwetel Ejiofor Expected to Play Villain in the Next Sequel

Production for the next James Bond feature film is ramping up as casting directors are busy auditioning actors for roles in the movie.

According to TheWrap, the 24th film in the spy franchise has Chiwetel Ejiofor, from "12 Years a Slave" to play the villain opposite Daniel Craig in the next James Bond movie. ChiwetelEjioforSept2013TIFF
Craig will return to don the tuxedo, while Ralph Fiennes, Naomie Harris and Ben Whishaw are set to reprise their roles as his boss M, ally Moneypenny and gadget guru Q, respectively. While Ejiofor does not have an official offer yet and is not in formal talks, he is being eyed for the coveted role and is widely presumed to be the frontrunner amongst the other actors under consideration.
Casting directors will also soon start to cast two key female roles, including a new Bond girl and a new love interest; Scandinavian women with a troubled past. The last James Bond movie "Skyfall" made more than $1.1 billion worldwide. Filming is set to begin November and will continue until April 2015. What do you think of the upcoming James Bond movie? Share with us below in the comments!