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Legendary director Werner Herzog says he wants to play a Bond villain: 'I think I would be good'

Werner Herzog is best known for his work behind the camera, as the director of some of the most memorable movies ever made both fictional ("Fitzcarraldo") and documentary ("Grizzly Man"). But as he told Business Insider on Monday, he loves "everything that has to do with cinema," and that includes being an occasional actor. Over his career, his unique brand of storytelling that focuses on ambition and the dark fringes of society has bled into the kinds of roles he's taken, most notably playing the villain in the 2012 Tom Cruise movie "Jack Reacher," based on the popular Lee Child novels.
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