Javier Bardem may soon be taking on his next villainous role…
The 44-year-old Oscar-winning Spanish actor, who earned rave reviews as the bad guy in the most recent James Bond film Skyfall, has reportedly been offered the lead villain role in Pan.
The Warner Bros. film is a take on the Peter Pan myth based on a Jason Fuchs script. It’s being hailed as an “origin story” based on J.M. Barrie’s classic tale.
Bardem, who most recently starred in Ridley Scott’s The Counselor, would portray the captain of the bad guys, Blackbeard.
Bardem earned an Academy Award for portrayed a crazed killer in No Country For Old Men.
Joe Wight is in talks to direct the film.