Re: "James Bond 23" officially slated for 2012!
^ Nope. Michael Fassbender!!
Hardy can be the next Bond villain. The stubble makes him look distinguished in my opinion and of course Brosnan had a full blown beard after his torture session at the start of "Die Another Day".
Which he quickly shaved or had removed between takes
IMO he wore a fake beard.
"Inception" is a layer cake.