Waltz first appeared in the most recent Bond pic, “Spectre,” as the iconic villain who had previously played by Donald Pleasance, Max von Sydow and Telly Savalas in previous installments of the franchise.
The film is currently shooting in London and Waltz is among a number of actors returning to reprise their roles, including star Daniel Craig, Ralph Fiennes, Lea Seydoux and Naomie Harris.
“Bond 25” is directed by Cary Joji Fukunaga and co-stars Oscar-winner Rami Malek, Ana De Armas, Lashana Lynch, David Dencik, Billy Magnussen, Dali Benssalah, Jeffrey Wright, Ben Whishaw and Rory Kinnear. When the film was shooting in Jamaica, Craig injured his ankle and had to take a two-week break from filming. It’s also set to travel to Italy and Norway.