A Spanish legend and awards-hog, who can play both suave and sadistic,
No wonder he's confirmed Bond bosses want him as Bond 23's big bad.
Once he's read the script, we've got all our fingers crossed that he'll sign on the dotted line to appear. We'd prefer it if he signed the contract using a pen that doubles-up as a lightsaber or something.
Already in Felix Leiter's sights as a barbaric drug cartel boss, it turns out Bardem is really channelling funds to Quantum. But, in a third-act twist, it's revealed that Bardem is
Bond Villain Quirk:
A walking stick that's actually a cattle-prod.
But, every Bond baddie needs a few henchmen, so we've compiled a list of actors who could provide back-up to Bardem...