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Oscar Nom Chiwetel Ejiofor Being Eyed for James Bond Villain!

Oscar Nom Chiwetel Ejiofor Being Eyed for James Bond Villain!

Chiwetel Ejiofor is in talks to play the villain opposite Daniel Craig in the upcoming James Bond movie, according to Variety.

While no offer has been made yet, sources say that the 36-year-old actor is the front-runner for the role and scheduling is being worked out.

In addition to Daniel returning to his role as 007, Ralph Fiennes, Naomie Harris, and Ben Whishaw will all be coming back for the new picture, as will Skyfall director Sam Mendes. Plot details are not currently known, but the film already has a release date set for November 6, 2015.

Chiwetel is best known for his Oscar nominated work in the movie 12 Years a Slave, but he has also played villains in the films Children of Men and Four Brothers.

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