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Bond villain Andrew Scott gets into the spirit of 007

The last 007 film saw James Bond substitute his trademark vodka martini for a Heineken, after producers found a £30 million advertising deal with the Dutch brand too good to refuse.

Thankfully, the next film Spectre will see Bond reunited with his martini as a result of a sponsorship agreement with Belvedere vodka.

So Mr S was reassured to hear that Andrew Scott, who has been cast as the villain in the film, has been getting into the spirit of Bond ahead of filming.

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