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John Travolta Wants To Play Bond Villain
Starpulse.com ^ | 7/26/13 | Joe Bowers

Posted on 07/27/2013 6:31:25 AM PDT by SilvieWaldorfMD

Renowned Hollywood actor John Travolta is hoping to land a role opposite Daniel Craig in the next James Bond film as he has long fantasized himself playing a villain in the 007 franchise.

The 59 year-old actor admits he is a big fan of the movie series and hopes to eventually follow in the footsteps of actors including Christopher Walken, Christopher Lee and Javier Bardem who have all previously played Bond's rogues.

The Saturday Night Fever star tells Britain's Daily Telegraph, "I'd love to play a bad guy in James Bond." He adds of the films' lead actors, "I have two favorite Bonds, Sean Connery and Daniel Craig.They both have ruggedness, class and suave."

Travolta isn't the only actor coveting the villainous role; former The Office star Steve Carell was recently quoted saying "My dream is to be a Bond villain."

In March of 2012, Hollywood action hero Bruce Willis admitted "I always thought it would be more fun to play bad guys. I tried it a couple of times but it really wasn't as much fun as I thought it would be, so I'll stay good unless there's a James Bond villain offer."

And former wrestler Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson is also eager for the role, revealing his grandfather was a Bond Nemesis "I would love to be in Bond. Maybe a Bond baddie. You know, my grandfather (wrestler High Chief Peter Maivia) was in You Only Live Twice. He was a Bond baddie."


TOPICS: Arts/Photography; Books/Literature; TV/Movies
KEYWORDS: bondjamesbond; danielcraig; jamesbond; johntravolta; scientology; villain
NOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
1 posted on 07/27/2013 6:31:25 AM PDT by SilvieWaldorfMD
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To: Perdogg

Of Interest


2 posted on 07/27/2013 6:31:57 AM PDT by SilvieWaldorfMD (A Realistically Really Real Housewife)
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD; GSP.FAN; Young Werther; Guenevere; SJSAMPLE; Larry Lucido; fieldmarshaldj; ...

H/t to Silvie!


3 posted on 07/27/2013 6:34:29 AM PDT by Perdogg (Cruz-Paul 2016)
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

He’ll play a Scientologist who sues anyone who speaks ill of his “church”. With all the Atheists in UK and Europe, it will start a global financial crash leading to WW3. Can Bond stop him in time?


4 posted on 07/27/2013 6:34:34 AM PDT by EEGator
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To: All

The above is an excerpt.
Full article at link.


5 posted on 07/27/2013 6:34:45 AM PDT by SilvieWaldorfMD (A Realistically Really Real Housewife)
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xACbVe7o9Rs


6 posted on 07/27/2013 6:35:17 AM PDT by KC_Lion (Build the America you want to live in at your address, and keep looking up.-Sarah Palin)
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

Mr Kidd or Mr Wint?


7 posted on 07/27/2013 6:35:57 AM PDT by InvisibleChurch (http://thegatwickview.tumblr.com/ -- http://thepurginglutheran.tumblr.com/)
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

“John Travolta Wants to Chew Scenery He Missed in Previous Films: ‘Lots more out there!’, He Claims”


8 posted on 07/27/2013 6:35:58 AM PDT by Future Snake Eater (CrossFit.com)
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD
I can see some interesting possibilities ...


9 posted on 07/27/2013 6:37:42 AM PDT by Malone LaVeigh
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

Vinnie Barbariddler


10 posted on 07/27/2013 6:38:18 AM PDT by albie (re)
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To: albie

Stop, Albie!

LOL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


11 posted on 07/27/2013 6:39:22 AM PDT by SilvieWaldorfMD (A Realistically Really Real Housewife)
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

In fairness he was pretty good in Swordfish.


12 posted on 07/27/2013 6:39:34 AM PDT by Pan_Yan (I believe in God. All else is dubious.)
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD
Even if Travolta were 20 years younger he wouldn't make it. He's too soft looking.

Bond is supposed to LOOK intimidating. Travolta looks milquetoast.

13 posted on 07/27/2013 6:49:08 AM PDT by cloudmountain
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

Guess I’ll give that one a pass.


14 posted on 07/27/2013 6:50:11 AM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: cloudmountain
Ooops, I got it wrong. Travolta wants to play Bond VILLAIN.
I still think he's too soft looking.
15 posted on 07/27/2013 6:50:36 AM PDT by cloudmountain
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

I think his day for bad guy roles has passed. He should probably start looking for kindly grandpa roles.


16 posted on 07/27/2013 6:51:46 AM PDT by mrs. a (It's a short life but a merry one...)
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To: cloudmountain

17 posted on 07/27/2013 6:55:07 AM PDT by Sir Francis Dashwood ("Arjuna, why have you have dropped your bow???")
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To: cloudmountain

He was a bad guy in Broken Arrow, Faceoff, Swordfish... His characters in these movies are better than the gay Villain in the last Bond Movie.


18 posted on 07/27/2013 6:55:24 AM PDT by BushCountry (We Wanted a President That Listens to All Americans - Now We Have One!)
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD
The question is? Is he EVIL enough? Or is he evil light?


19 posted on 07/27/2013 6:58:23 AM PDT by BBell (The Blue Dog is Stupid)
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

Get those nose plugs ready.


20 posted on 07/27/2013 6:58:34 AM PDT by onedoug
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To: InvisibleChurch

LMAO!!! Very fitting!!


21 posted on 07/27/2013 7:00:35 AM PDT by ObozoMustGo2012
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

Actually, my preference would be for Tom Hanks to play a ruthless, sadistic, sociopath in any movie. It would be such a departure from his norm, and I’m sure he would do it exceptionally well.


22 posted on 07/27/2013 7:01:50 AM PDT by nesnah
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To: albie

Vinnie Barbarino + Barbarian = Barbariano


23 posted on 07/27/2013 7:09:09 AM PDT by ConservativeStatement ("World Peace 1.20.09.")
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Sorry John, the Bond series already had a homosexual villain in Skyfall.


24 posted on 07/27/2013 7:14:30 AM PDT by A.A. Cunningham (Electorate data confirms Resolute Conservative voted for Soetoro)
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

First priority for the Bond franchise should be implanting a personality into Daniel Craig.


25 posted on 07/27/2013 7:15:48 AM PDT by bramps (Sarah Palin got more votes in 2008 than Mitt Romney got in 2012)
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To: BushCountry

I thought that he was a pretty good bad guy in Broken Arrow. There is something very disturbing about someone seeming so happy to be bad - he was very menacing.


26 posted on 07/27/2013 7:28:57 AM PDT by The Antiyuppie ("When small men cast long shadows, then it is very late in the day.")
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To: Sir Francis Dashwood

Greatest scene, ever.


27 posted on 07/27/2013 7:30:30 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: cloudmountain
Bond is supposed to LOOK intimidating. Travolta looks milquetoast.

Thanks, I always wondered how 'milquetoast' was spelled.

28 posted on 07/27/2013 7:34:58 AM PDT by Usagi_yo
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

Xenu?


29 posted on 07/27/2013 7:41:03 AM PDT by Second Amendment First
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

Given his proclivities, one should think he wants to play a Bond Girl — Pussy Galoot, perhaps.


30 posted on 07/27/2013 7:44:17 AM PDT by twister881
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To: cloudmountain

He usually has a hairpiece.

I think he might be able to pull it off.

Pun intended.

31 posted on 07/27/2013 7:48:37 AM PDT by Jeff Winston
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD
For those that have not watched Killing Season, don't waste your money.

..even with Robert DiNiro, it sucked big time.

32 posted on 07/27/2013 8:06:03 AM PDT by TexasCajun (Creepy-Ass Cracker)
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To: A.A. Cunningham

And, did you appliy the “rats” soliliquy to Obamugabe? Watch it again (and again). Chilling.


33 posted on 07/27/2013 8:18:19 AM PDT by Cletus.D.Yokel
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To: Perdogg; SilvieWaldorfMD; GSP.FAN; Young Werther; Guenevere; SJSAMPLE; Larry Lucido; ...

Renowned Hollywood actor John Travolta????????
Thats when i stopped reading the satirical piece.


34 posted on 07/27/2013 8:19:18 AM PDT by GSP.FAN (Some days, it's not even worth chewing through the restraints.)
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To: BBell

Travolta played Goldmember in the film within a film segment of that movie.


35 posted on 07/27/2013 8:21:06 AM PDT by Hillarys Gate Cult (Liberals make unrealistic demands on reality and reality doesn't oblige them.)
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To: GSP.FAN; Perdogg; SilvieWaldorfMD; Young Werther; Guenevere; SJSAMPLE; Larry Lucido
He did play the villain in Swordfish
36 posted on 07/27/2013 8:21:29 AM PDT by Perdogg (Cruz-Paul 2016)
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To: A.A. Cunningham
I am not sure he was gay. I believed his character was more of a pomosexual rather than a homosexual.
37 posted on 07/27/2013 8:23:18 AM PDT by Perdogg (Cruz-Paul 2016)
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To: BushCountry

He was in one of the Punisher movies. Second one I think.


38 posted on 07/27/2013 8:59:20 AM PDT by xander
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To: Perdogg

He was good in Swordfish but was he the villain?


39 posted on 07/27/2013 9:23:28 AM PDT by GSP.FAN (Some days, it's not even worth chewing through the restraints.)
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To: Perdogg

Given the right material and right role, he CAN act (he did well in “Face/Off.”) But if he was to have played a villain, the Javier Bardem role was probably the one he should’ve played.


40 posted on 07/27/2013 1:26:01 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: fieldmarshaldj

I think he is better than Bardem.


41 posted on 07/27/2013 2:28:46 PM PDT by Perdogg (Cruz-Paul 2016)
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

What, The Spy who licked me?


42 posted on 07/27/2013 2:29:58 PM PDT by bmwcyle (People who do not study history are destine to believe really ignorant statements.)
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD; Revolting cat!
I could see this. They could reboot the whole franchise and set it in the future instead of a world of naroterrorists, cold wars, and renegade agents. Dick Cavett could play M.


43 posted on 07/27/2013 3:00:47 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: Jeff Winston
He usually has a hairpiece.
I think he might be able to pull it off.
Pun intended.

HAHAHAHA!!

44 posted on 07/27/2013 5:11:16 PM PDT by cloudmountain
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To: A.A. Cunningham
The villain in SKYFALL was SO fay, so gay and so otherwise YUCK!

I had almost forgotten him. Haha, thanks for bringing back the memory...I think.

45 posted on 07/27/2013 5:13:32 PM PDT by cloudmountain
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To: fieldmarshaldj; Perdogg

Am I the only person here who actually enjoyed Bardem as Silva??


46 posted on 07/27/2013 6:08:03 PM PDT by SilvieWaldorfMD (A Realistically Really Real Housewife)
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

He was fine. But I was really pissed when he offed Bérénice Marlohe.


47 posted on 07/27/2013 6:45:24 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: fieldmarshaldj; Perdogg

I liked Face/OFF. It’s easier to see him as an Austin Power’s villain though.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6qKwsr77rz4

That’s the Rock’s grandpa getting hit with the couch? Who knew?


48 posted on 07/27/2013 11:38:51 PM PDT by Impy (RED=COMMUNIST, NOT REPUBLICAN)
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To: Perdogg

Thanks SilvieWaldorfMD.
I have two favorite Bonds, Sean Connery and Daniel Craig. They both have ruggedness, class and suave.

49 posted on 07/28/2013 2:22:52 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (It's no coincidence that some "conservatives" echo the hard left.)
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To: fieldmarshaldj

So was my husband.

(Loved her dress while on the island, though...)


50 posted on 07/28/2013 4:37:58 AM PDT by SilvieWaldorfMD (A Realistically Really Real Housewife)
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