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Principal photography finished
5 July 2015
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A cryptic message from Bond's past sends him on a trail to uncover a sinister organization. While M battles political forces to keep the secret service alive, Bond peels back the layers of deceit to reveal the terrible truth behind SPECTRE.
Did You Know?
was once rumored to play the villain in this film as he had been in Skyfall
(2012). Spacey played a Dr Evil spoof of Bond villain Ernst Stavro Blofeld for a scene in the Austin Powers movie Austin Powers in Goldmember
(2002). Reportedly, Spacey was considered for a role in Skyfall
(2012), but declined due to scheduling conflicts. It is believed that director Sam Mendes
originally offered Spacey the role of the villain, the part in the film played by Javier Bardem
. Spacey worked with Mendes on American Beauty
(1999), in which Spacey's character complains to his wife about missing a James Bond marathon on television. Spacey has consistently denied rumors that he has ever been considered to play a Bond villain in a Bond film. See more
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