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Andrew Scott Will Be Starring In The Next James Bond Film, "Spectre"

Sam Mendes will be returning as director, and Christoph Waltz is also joining the cast.

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Andrew Scott, who played Moriarty in BBC's Sherlock, will be in the next James Bond movie, playing a character called Denbigh.

Unfortunately, it seems the Sherlock star will not be playing Moriarty. It's also unclear whether he's playing a villain in the new film, despite lots of recent press speculation.

There's speculation that his name is actually Blofeld.

Bond 24 is officially called #Spectre. Does this add more credence to the rumour that Christoph Waltz is Blofeld?

Alex Boultwood@DirelogueFollow

Bond 24 is officially called #Spectre. Does this add more credence to the rumour that Christoph Waltz is Blofeld?

11:13 AM - 04 Dec 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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However, other people have pointed this out.

Everyone assumes Christoph Whaltz is playing Blofeld (& he probably is) but it would be a fun bait & switch if it’s actually Andrew Scott

Cumberbatchweb@cumberbatchwebFollow

Everyone assumes Christoph Whaltz is playing Blofeld (& he probably is) but it would be a fun bait & switch if it’s actually Andrew Scott

11:43 AM - 04 Dec 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

David Bautista, who played Drax in Guardians of the Galaxy and used to be a big name in WWE wrestling, is starring as Mr Hinx.

Monica Bellucci (left) is playing Lucia Sciarra, and Léa Seydoux (right) is playing Madeleine Swann.

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Bellucci is well known for films such as The Matrix Revolutions and Irreversible. You might recognise Seydoux from The Grand Budapest Hotel and Blue Is the Warmest Color.

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And why is it called Spectre?

SPECTRE acronym for Special Executive for Counter-intelligence, Terrorism, Revenge and Extortion. Was headed by Ernst Stavro Blofeld.

Mark Knoller@markknollerFollow

SPECTRE acronym for Special Executive for Counter-intelligence, Terrorism, Revenge and Extortion. Was headed by Ernst Stavro Blofeld.

1:19 PM - 04 Dec 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

A teaser poster for the new film is out.

Here is the first teaser poster for #SPECTRE. Coming 6th November 2015.

James Bond@007Follow

Here is the first teaser poster for #SPECTRE. Coming 6th November 2015.

11:38 AM - 04 Dec 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

There's a lot of speculation about whether the new Spectre logo is a clue for the plot of the film.

Notice anything about the SPECTRE logo? You're clever, @007.

Jack Howard@JackHowardFollow

Notice anything about the SPECTRE logo? You're clever, @007.

11:52 AM - 04 Dec 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Also, in case you're you're interested, a new James Bond car, an Aston Martin DB10, was revealed at the press conference.

Spectre will be released worldwide on 6 November 2015.

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