Appeared in: Tomorrow Never Dies (1997)
Played by: Jonathan Pryce
Background/Character: Born in Hong Kong, the illegitimate child of a German media mogul, Carver was adopted by a Chinese family, but rose to take revenge against his father by taking control of his media business. Carver fabricates news stories to his advantage and to destroy his opponents.
Affiliation: Independent. Head of Carver Media Group
Objective: Use stolen military hardware to provoke a war between China and Britain, and exploit the war to increase his political power in China and expand the reach of his media company.
Henchmen: Dr. Kaufman (skilled in chakra torture), Stamper (assassin and Kaufman's protégé) Henry Gupta (techno-boffin and sleight-of-hand expert) General Chang (aspiring Chinese politician)
Hideout: Carver Media Group Network Headquarters in Hamburg and Vietnam. Stealth ship (undetectable by radar and equipped with missiles and a giant drill)
Encounter with Bond: Bond boards Carver's
stealth ship with Wai Lin who is gets taken hostage.