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Bond is back - but who is the villain from Spectre?

James Bond is back and with it the prospect of a glorious encounter with one of his arch-enemies. Filming starts on Monday for release next year. It's called 'Spectre' - after the evil organisation that features in several of the books and films.

So, will it mean the return of Blofeld?

ITV News correspondent Nina Nanaar went to Pinewood Studios to try to find out:

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No confirmation of Bond Blofeld return rumours

At a press conference to unveil details of the next installment of the James Bond franchise there was surprise as Christophe Waltz was confirmed as appearing, but there was no word on what character he will play.

It has been widely rumoured that Waltz would be playing historic villain Ernst Stavro Blofeld, who appeared in classic Bond film You Only Live Twice.

Christoph Waltz joins new James Bond film cast

Christoph Waltz joins new James Bond film cast

The cast of the new James Bond film has been confirmed by Sam Mendes.

The cast includes, Daniel Craig as 007 and returning stars Ralph Fiennes, Rory Kinnear, Ben Whishaw and Naomie Harris as well as new Bond star Christoph Waltz.

Cast of the new James Bond film.

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New Bond car ready to be unveiled at 007 event

The new Bond car waits to be revealed to the world as we wait for the announcement of the cast and title for the new 007 film.

New James Bond film: Cast and title revealed today

James Bond fans do not have long to wait until they find out more about 007's latest cinema adventure.

James Bond and director Sam Mendes will both return for the next instalment. Credit: Empics

Members of the cast will be introduced this morning at a press conference, when the title of the 24th film will be announced.

The event will be broadcast live from Pinewood Studios, which has long been home to the hit movie series, from 11am. Filming is due to start four days later.

Daniel Craig has also been confirmed for a further outing as Bond, while Oscar winner Sam Mendes, who directed the previous film, will also return.

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