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Oscar Winner Malek to Star in New Bond Film

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7Dnews London - AFP

Thu, 25 Apr 2019 16:42 GMT

Oscar winner Rami Malek on Thursday April 25th hinted he would appear as a villain in the latest James Bond film starring Daniel Craig, alongside a cast including Ralph Fiennes and Lea Seydoux, according to AFP.

Malek, who won the Oscar for his performance as Freddie Mercury in "Bohemian Rhapsody", said in a video message: "I promise you all I will be making sure Mr Bond does not have an easy ride in this.”

The cast was unveiled in a broadcast from the villa of Bond creator Ian Fleming in Jamaica.

Jeffrey Wright will also be returning as the CIA operative who last helped 007 in "Quantum of Solace" and Moneypenny will be played by Naomie Harris.

Ben Whishaw will come back be as cat-loving Q - the gadget-savvy spook, while Fiennes will return for another mission as M - the head of the secret service.

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