Andrew Scott’s character in ‘SPECTRE’ confirmed

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The latest official synopsis for the upcoming 24th James Bond movie SPECTRE has revealed details of Andrew Scott’s character.

A brand new two-and-a-half-minute trailer for Daniel Craig’s fourth 007 movie was unveiled today, featuring the first glimpse of the Sherlock star.

Scott will play Max Denbigh, who is “the new head of the Centre for National Security”. The character “questions Bond’s actions and challenges the relevance of MI6” in the film.

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The full synopis for SPECTRE reads: “A cryptic message from the past sends James Bond on a rogue mission to Mexico City and eventually Rome, where he meets Lucia Sciarra (Monica Bellucci), the beautiful and forbidden widow of an infamous criminal. Bond infiltrates a secret meeting and uncovers the existence of the sinister organisation known as SPECTRE.

“Meanwhile back in London, Max Denbigh (Andrew Scott), the new head of the Centre for National Security, questions Bond’s actions and challenges the relevance of MI6, led by M (Ralph Fiennes). Bond covertly enlists Moneypenny (Naomie Harris) and Q (Ben Whishaw) to help him seek out Madeleine Swann (Léa Seydoux), the daughter of his old nemesis Mr White (Jesper Christensen), who may hold the clue to untangling the web of SPECTRE. As the daughter of an assassin, she understands Bond in a way most others cannot.

“As Bond ventures towards the heart of SPECTRE, he learns of a chilling connection between himself and the enemy he seeks, played by Christoph Waltz.”

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Directed by Skyfall‘s Sam Mendes, SPECTRE is set for release in the UK on 26 October and in the US on 6 November.

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