Christoph Waltz cast as Green Hornet's villain!

The Green Hornet looks like it just got 73% cooler as word arrives that Inglourious Basterds' Christoph Waltz has been cast as the film's villain.

Gossip hound Nikki Finke is reporting - and Variety has now confirmed - that Christoph Waltz will play Chudnofsky, the main bad guy.

Apparently his big evil plan to is unite all the various gangs together into a sort of supermafia.

He's replacing Nic Cage, who had been in discussions for the part, but dropped out before he signed a contract.

So now it looks like Seth Rogen and Jay Chou will have to square off against one of Basterds' main highlights - can't wait to see what Waltz does with the part.

[Source: Deadline Hollywood / Variety ]

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James White is a freelance journalist who has been covering film and TV for over two decades. In that time, James has written for a wide variety of publications including Total Film and SFX. He has also worked for BAFTA and on ODEON's in-cinema magazine.