Christoph Waltz previously mentioned that he might reprise his role as Blofeld if Daniel Craig also returns as James Bond. Craig will be back for Bond 25, which must mean Waltz is on board too… right?
Unfortunately not. Waltz informed Talky News that he won’t be in the next James Bond film.
“I’m really sad, but that’s the tradition, that there is a new… name,” said Waltz. “Sorry. I would’ve liked to.”
It’s hard to say exactly what Waltz means by “new name.” Could it be a new villain or a new actor playing Blofeld? In any case, Bond 25 hits theaters on November 8, 2019.