Villain No. 3 Picked for Bond 22?

December 26, 2007 04:54:38 GMT

Mexican newspaper El Diaro informed that local actor Joaquin Cosio would play a 007 enemy in Latin America named General Medrano.


Villain No. 3 Picked for Bond 22?
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Seems James Bond will face more than two enemies during his next adventure in "Bond 22." Mexican newspaper El Diaro has brought up a tidbit pointing out that local thespian Joaquin Cosio has already been appointed to be a third villain in the project following the castings of Mathieu Amalric and Anatole Taubman.

El Diaro was found to post Cosio's claim that he will portray a character named General Medrano who turns out to be 007's enemy in Latin America. Further, the actor also claimed to the paper that he was selected from a list of about 500 Latin American names, which also includes Daniel Gimenez Cacho of "Y tu Mama Tambien" fame.

"I'm really pleased to be chosen to participate in such a huge film, it's a great achievement that the film will feature a Mexican actor," so Cosio said while adding that he is going to shoot his scenes in Panama, Bolivia, and London.

In related news about the movie, Digital Spy reported that Judi Dench, who is set to reprise her role as M, has been told that pic will have an original storyline though she has not yet been given any plot details. Meanwhile, Tobias Menzies, known as M's assistant Villiers in "Casino Royale", was noticed to have written on his MySpace blog that the character will not be featured in "Bond 22", saying "Royale" to be "his first and last stand."

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