Rami Malek is giving us a few more details about his upcoming character on "James Bond 25." The actor revealed he had one major condition about the villain before accepting to play the role.
“It’s a great character and I’m very excited. But that was one thing I discussed with [director Cary Fukunaga]. I said, ‘We cannot identify him with any act of terrorism reflecting an ideology or a religion. That’s not something I would entertain, so if that is why I am your choice then you can count me out,” Rami told the Daily Mirror.
He added, “That was clearly not his vision. So he’s a very different kind of terrorist. It’s another extremely clever script from the people who have figured out exactly what people want in those movies. But I feel a substantial weight on my shoulders. I mean, Bond is something that we all grow up with.”
Rami's character is understood to be a high-tech villain who draws Bond out of retirement.
The film is set to hit theaters in April 2020.