Oscar winner Rami Malek has been cast in the latest James Bond movie, alongside Daniel Craig, Ralph Fiennes and Lea Seydoux, director Cary Fukunaga has revealed.

Malek, 37, won an Oscar for his performance as Freddie Mercury in Bohemian Rhapsody and said  “I promise you all I will be making sure Mr Bond does not have an easy ride in this”.

There have been months of speculation regarding the announcement but it was all finally revealed on the 007 twitter page.

It has also been announced that this will Daniel Craig’s final Bond film.

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As yet, no name has been given to the film, with its working title just being ‘Bond 25’.