23 Jul 2018

Male Māori actor called for next Bond villain henchman

From Morning Report, 8:55 am on 23 July 2018

A leaked casting call for the newest Bond film - Bond 25 - is calling for a male Māori actor. The call sheet was obtained by fan site MI6 and calls for a Māori actor between 35 and 55 with advanced stage combat skills who is to play an authoritative, cunning, ruthless & loyal role as a henchman. The casting call is also seeking a Russian man to play a leading role as the cold and vindictive villain. Danny Boyle will be directing the film and shooting begins in December this year. Talking to Guyon Espiner is the director of national drama school, Toi Whakaari, Christian Penny.