"Adele is exactly what Matthew is looking for," a source told The Sun on Sunday, in response to rumors claiming the recording artist is up for the villain role in the film.
"He wants the highest-profile names in various fields to boost the film's cause and turn it into a mega-money franchise."
The British soul singer, 25, had a cameo on TV's "Ugly Betty" in 2009.
She won an Oscar this year for her song, "Skyfall," the theme for the latest James Bond adventure.
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