Date: 3rd September 2004

Sir Ben eyes Bond baddie berth

Sir Ben Kingsley says he's fancy playing a villain in the next James Bond movie.

The superspy is set to make his 21st big screen appearance in the follow-up to 2002's Die Another Day.

And Sexy Beast star Sir Ben admits he'd like to be involved in the action. reports that Kingsley told CapitaI FM: "I would like to make it known, on this programme, loud and clear, that I would absolutely embrace with all five of my arms being a Bond villain."

Source: Press Release