But he did say that the character would be on the sidelines in movies One and Two, and move into the middle with number Three, but I didn't realize he would move in with quite such a bang.
I'm the blackest villain of all time.
To start your life as a character of 120 years when you are in your late thirties, and then go back in time about 20 years later to play the same character who is your own age then, its very complicated, but very interesting.
I suppose it's easy to play a hypocritical politician with a smiling face; it's also quite gratifying to play.
That's the mark of a great storyteller, never to give away secrets in advance.