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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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Sir Roger Moore 'totally distraught' about Kiel death

Sir Roger Moore has tweeted his shock at the death of his James Bond co-star Richard Kiel, who played iconic villain Jaws in two of the series' films.

Kiel's death at 74 comes a week after the pair appeared together on BBC Radio 4's The Reunion programme.

Sir Roger Moore starred as James Bond alongside Richard Kiel in 1976's The Spy Who Loved Me and 1979's Moonraker. Credit: Sport and General/S&G Barratts/EMPICS Archive
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