Javier Bardem

Birthday of Javier Bardem [1969]

March 1st, 2017 by

Javier Bardem, who played Raoul Silva in Skyfall, was born in the Canary Islands (Spain) on 1st March 1969 and born into a long line of filmmakers and actors. Bardem came to prominence in Spanish cinema with Jamón Jamón opposite a young Penélope Cruz. He turned down English speaking roles as his English was poor, finally gaining international recognition […]

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Sam Mendes speaks to Empire Magazine

August 30th, 2012 by

The October issue of Empire Magazine has just been released containing extensive coverage of Skyfall. Director Sam Mendes is quoted as saying that Javier Bardem’s character, Silva, will be larger than life and a real match for 007. He also says that he considers the character to be one of the greats and giving something […]

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Some initial thoughts on the Skyfall trailer

August 1st, 2012 by

Back in May when the Skyfall teaser trailer was released I felt rather disappointed, rather at odds with much of the James Bond fan base, who were overwhelmingly positive about it. However, the new trailer gives us much more to go on and my reservations of the time have now been replaced with something much more positive, so here I’m going to take a look at the thoughts that come to mind.

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Exclusive SKYFALL on-set interviews

April 12th, 2012 by

A new video featuring short snippets of interviews with Daniel Craig, Javier Bardem and Bérénice Marlohe has been posted on 007.com. Daniel Craig emphasises that it is not just about James Bond, but about the other characters too and 007’s relationship with them and reels of a list of key Skyfall cast members, and that he thinks the story is good.

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Javier Bardem

December 11th, 2011 by

Javier Bardem, the Skyfall villain

Javier Bardem was confirmed as the as yet unnamed Skyfall villain at the press conference in November. Here we take a look at his life.

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Videos from Skyfall Press Conference

November 4th, 2011 by

Videos from the Skyfall Press Conference on November 3rd 2011, which members of the cast and crew attended.

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Photos from the Skyfall Press Conference

November 4th, 2011 by

Members of the cast and crew assembled for the press conference prior to filming of Bond 23, which is to be called Skyfall. Daniel Craig, Sam Mendes and Barbara Broccoli share a joke… … as does Javier Bardem. The producers, director and star.                   The Bond girls […]

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Javier Bardem confirms to ABC he’s a villain in Bond 23 [The HMSS Weblog]

October 10th, 2011 by

According to The HMSS Weblog Javier Bardem confirmed last week that he has signed for Bond 23. The short article states: Javier Bardem, in a segment last week on ABC’s Nightline, confirmed he’s playing a villain in Bond 23. He said it will be “fun” while “I cannot tell you many details about that.” The […]

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Daniel Craig ‘Hopes’ Ralph Fiennes, Javier Bardem Join ‘Bond 23’ [MTV]

September 26th, 2011 by

While it still hasn’t been confirmed if the rumours of Ralph Fiennes and Javier Bardem joining the cast of Bond 23 are true, although Bardem did confirm he was considering a role, it does at least appear that they are both in contention still. According to MTV: …while promoting “The Adventures of Tintin,” Craig was […]

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Javier Bardem offered role of villain in Bond 23

February 2nd, 2011 by

Following Dame Judi Dench’s confirmation that she would be reappearing in Bond 23, Spanish actor Javier Bardem has verified the rumours surrounding his possible involvement in the film. In an interview with the LA Times he confirmed that he had been offered the role by Sam Mendes, although his involvement is dependent on the screenplay […]

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