The famed character actor will join the Skyfall creative team with sources indicating the Inglourious Basterds alum will again play the villain, this time opposite Daniel Craig.
The Hollywood legend, who’s doubled for everyone from Harrison Ford to Christopher Reeve, reveals to SPINOFF some of the secrets of Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit.
The 91-year-old screenwriter, who also wrote films like “Flash Gordon” and “Never Say Never Again,” Semple brought a lighter version of The Dark Knight to television screens in the 1960s.
Now that MGM has picked up the last outstanding James Bond film rights, the patch is clear for Ernst Stavro Blofeld and his organization SPECTRE to return to the franchise.
Director Sam Mendes has reportedly signed on to return for the Skyfall follow-up, which will feature Daniel Craig as James Bond and Academy Award-winning actress Penelope Cruz.
A new rumor contends The Dark Knight Rises and Inception director Christopher Nolan is in early talks to helm the next James Bond film.