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Dave “the Animal” Batista signs on to Bond 24

The new James Bond movie moves one step closer to production with the recent news from Latino Review that Dave Batista has signed on to play a villain in similar vein to iconic Bond henchmen of the past, Jaws and Odd Job. The script calls for an assassin named Hinx who is physically fit and fights with Bond multiple times.  Fresh off his breakout performance as Drax the Destroyer in 2014’s top grossing movie, Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy, Batista fits the bill for a physically imposing actor able to not only go toe to toe with Daniel Craig but overwhelm him as well. When you think of classic Bond villains Odd Job and Jaws come to mind immediately, so it will be nice to see the new Bond movie give another henchman a memorable role. But if Hinx puts Bond in a Batista Bomb onscreen I’m out.

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