Christoph Waltz Gets Fired Up in ‘American Idol’ Spoof (Video)

Simon Cowell was a teddy bear compared to how the “Inglourious Basterds” star would handle his judging duties

And people thought Simon Cowell was tough on ‘American Idol’ contestants…

“Inglourious Basterds” actor Christoph Waltz dropped in at “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” on Thursday to offer a glimpse into what everybody’s favorite singing competition would be like if he had been tapped to sit alongside Jennifer Lopez, Steven Tyler and Randy Jackson. Bye-bye, gentle constructive criticism; hello, firing squads and hot cocoa.

Watch Waltz get “Idol”-ized in the video below.