Mark Strong Eager To Play Bond Villain

Talking to Red Carpet News in London at the premiere of new action thriller Welcome To The Punch versatile character actor Mark Strong admitted that whilst he’s played villainous roles in countless Hollywood action efforts like  Stardust, Sherlock Holmes, Robin Hood, John Carter and Kick-Ass he’d love to finally get the chance to play a Bond villain.

Strong almost joined the cast of Skyfall until a scheduling conflict prevented his involvement. He’s always been eager to work with his close friend Daniel Craig. The pair previously starred together in iconic British television drama Our Friends In the North.

Mark Strong spoke about what makes Bond villains so special and claims he has what it takes to tackle Craig’s rugged super spy on screen. He’d certainly be a popular choice for the 24th Bond adventure bringing an excellent pedigree in villainy.

Full interview below but skip to 2:44 for the Bond chat:

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