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Geoffrey Rush, Javier Bardem

Javier Bardem [2]


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Born:March 1, 1969 (49)
Filmography Rating:8.00 / 10
IMDB Rating:7.33 / 10
Amazon Rating:4.00 / 5
Rotten Tomatoes Rating:76.90%
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List of Titles and Roles/Jobs:
Skyfall [2012](43) => Silva
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales [2017](48) => Captain Salazar

Trivia that mentions this person:
Skyfall [2012]
  • Kevin Spacey was considered for a role, but declined due to scheduling conflicts. It is believed that director Sam Mendes originally offered the role of the villain to Spacey, the part in the film played by Javier Bardem. Spacey worked with this Mendes on American Beauty, in which Kevin Spacey's character complains to his wife about missing a [James Bond] marathon on television.
    Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows [2011]
  • Brad Pitt, Gary Oldman, [?] Daniel Day-Lewis, Sean Penn and Javier Bardem were considered to play Moriarty.
    Despicable Me 2 [2013]
  • Javier Bardem was supposed to voice the villain but dropped out.
    Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales [2017]
  • Javier Bardem's wife PenÚlope Cruz starred in the previous installment, Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides.
  • Christoph Waltz was originally cast in the role of Captain Brand, but dropped out due to other work commitments. Javier Bardem was then given the role, but the name was changed from Brand to Salazar to sound more Mediterranean to accompany Bardem's Spanish descent. Bardem and Waltz both previously played villains in Daniel Craig [James Bond] films. Bardem in Skyfall, and Waltz in Spectre.
    The Mummy [2017]
  • Javier Bardem, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Tom Hardy, and Eddie Redmayne were all considered to play Henry before Russell Crowe was cast in the role. Bardem was then cast as Frankenstein's Monster in a planned sequel.