christoph waltz american idol 'Water for Elephants' star Christoph Waltz joins 'American Idol,' introduces firing squadIt seems wildly unfair that Christoph Waltz
existed for 52 years before we ever knew about him. The “Inglourious Basterds” Oscar-winner is a remarkably good actor — and, apparently, the ideal talk show guest.

On the April 21 episode of “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” Waltz (promoting “Water For Elephants”) shared his fake audition reel for a judges’ seat on “American Idol.” He didn’t agree with the other panelists’ overly positive critiques, so he had one of them (and fallen Stefano Langone) executed by a firing squad.

… All while gingerly sipping a cartoonishly large mug of hot cocoa: