‘No Time To Die’ Director Teases The Return Of Christoph Waltz’s Blofeld

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No Time To Die director Cary Joji Fukunaga shares some details regarding the role of Christoph Waltz returning as Ernst Stravo Blofeld.

Earlier today, fans finally got their first look at the highly-anticipated James Bond film, which will be the fifth and final outing for Daniel Craig, who has played the character since 2006 with Martin Campbell’s Casino Royale. Fans for the most part have responded positively to the No Time To Die trailer, eager to see what Cary Joji Fukunaga has brought to the table.

In particular, some were pleasantly surprised to see Christoph Waltz’s Blofeld make an appearance. Serving as the primary antagonist in the previous film Spectre, one of the most-criticized elements of the previous film was how Christoph Waltz’s character was handled, particularly the reveal of his identity as Blofeld as well as him being revealed to be Bond’s adopted brother Frank Oberhauser.

Speaking with Empire Magazine about the new trailer, Cary Joji Fukunaga teased what fans should expect from Christoph Waltz’s Blofeld in No Time To Die: 

“Blofeld is an iconic character in all the Bond films. He’s in prison, but he certainly can’t be done yet, right? So what could he be doing from there and what nefarious, sadistic things does he have planned for James Bond and the rest of the world?”

Christoph Waltz is a two-time Academy Award winner, having won for his supporting roles in Quentin Tarantino’s Inglourious Basterds and Django Unchained.

Are you excited to see how Christoph Waltz’s Blofeld is portrayed in No Time To Die? Sound off in the comments below, and be sure to continue following Heroic Hollywood for all the latest news on No Time To Die, Christoph Waltz’s Blofeld and the future of the James Bond franchise.

Here is the official synopsis for No Time to Die:

Bond has left active service and is enjoying a tranquil life in Jamaica.  His peace is short-lived when his old friend Felix Leiter from the CIA turns up asking for help. The mission to rescue a kidnapped scientist turns out to be far more treacherous than expected, leading Bond onto the trail of a mysterious villain armed with dangerous new technology.

Directed by Cary Joji Fukunaga from a script written by Neal Purvis and Robert Wade, No Time to Die includes Daniel Craig, Ralph Fiennes, Naomie Harris, Ben Whishaw, Lea Seydoux, Rory Kinnear, Jeffrey Wright and Christoph Waltz as Ernst Stavro Blofeld as well as franchise newcomers Rami Malek, Ana de Armas, Lashana Lynch, Billy Magnussen, David Dencik and Dali Benssalah.

No Time To Die will be released in theaters on April 8, 2020.

Source: Empire

New ‘Titans’ Photos Show Off Aqualad And The Original Team

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Titans Aqualad 01DC Universe has released eight brand new images from the upcoming fourth episode of the second season of Titans entitled, "Aqualad".

"Aqualad" will explore the dynamic among Dick Grayson/Robin (Brenton Thwaites), Donna Troy/Wonder Girl (Conor Leslie), Hank Hall/Hawk (Alan Ritchson), Dawn Granger/Dove (Minka Kelly) and Garth/Aqualad (Drew Van Acker) and how four years prior, their tight-knit family dynamic developed only to have their personal feelings bleed more into their work only to be exacerbated by the arrival of a new villain.

These new images give fans a new look at Drew Van Acker as Aqualad as well as a couple of new looks at the original team united together for action. In particular, we get our best look at how the Aqualad suit translates onscreen in live-action form.

You can check out the rest of the gallery for "Aqualad" by clicking "Next".

Here is the official synopsis for season two:

In Season 2, following the aftermath of their encounter with Trigon, Dick reforms the Titans. Under his supervision in their new home at Titans Tower, Rachel, Gar and Jason Todd train together to hone their hero abilities and work together as a team. They are joined by Hank Hall and Dawn Granger aka Hawk and Dove and Donna Troy aka Wonder Girl. Although these original Titans attempt to transition into a regular life, when old enemies resurface everyone must come together to take care of unfinished business. And as this family of old and new Titans – including Conner Kent and Rose Wilson – learn to co-exist, the arrival of Deathstroke brings to light the sins of the old Titans which threaten to tear this new Titans family apart once more.

The series stars Brenton Thwaites as Robin/Nightwing, Anna Diop as Starfire, Teagan Croft as Raven, and Ryan Potter as Beast Boy. Newcomers for its sophomore outing include Joshua Orpin and Esai Morales playing Superboy and Deathstroke, respectively, while Chella Man and Chelsea Zhang have also joined the cast as Deathstroke’s children Jericho and Ravager. Natalie Gumede has signed on to play Mercy Graves and Game of Thrones star Iain Glen is on board as Bruce Wayne.

Titans season two is now airing on DC Universe.

Source: DC Universe

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