Sam Mendes Wanted Kevin Spacey For Bond Villain, “Not Happy” That He Can’t Have Him

Kevin Spacey sat down with some bloggers and journalists at a special screening of The Usual Suspects, and took their questions. Amongst his answers was a nice little bit of trivia regarding the upcoming Bond 23.

Here’s how Live For Films put it:

I asked him did he want to be the Bond villain in Bond 23 as Sam Mendes was directing it. Spacey would have loved to have played the part and looks as if he would have if it had not been for Richard III. Sam Mendes is also directing that, but Spacey goes on tour with the play while Mendes goes on to direct Bond. Neither Sam or Kevin were happy about it but nothing could be done.

So, there you go, Javier Bardem: neither Sam Mendes or Kevin Spacey is happy about you taking the villain role in Bond 23, no matter what they tell you. Now go cry on Penelope Cruz’s shoulder awhile.

Boom! Sneaks Out Over The Garden Wall Retailer Appreciation Cover

Vampivol3-03-Cov-A-Zullo

Exclusive Extended Previews Of Kings Quest #1, Devolution #4 And Vampirella #3

SWForceforchange

Daisy Ridley Offers May The Fourth Tidings In Latest Force For Change Video

Six Flags Tests Out The Joker 4-D Roller-Coaster

The First Four Pages Of Top Cow’s August Crossover Eden’s Fall – And A Few More As Well

ESC_Stockholm_2016_black

Eurovision Song Contest Finale To Air Live In The US

Legend #1 By Sam Sattin And Chris Koehler Out Tomorrow – But Has Already Sold Out, And Gone To Second Printing

RICKMORTY LPSS #4 - 4x6 COMP SOLICIT WEB

9 Covers From Rick And Morty: Lil’ Poopy Superstar, Up Until December

smithmeweszoom

Kevin Smith Will Direct The Flash Again In Season Three

5 Page Preview Of Kim & Kim – When LGBTQ Bounty Hunters In Space Sing ‘Jerusalem’