Next James Bond odds: Tom Hardy takes over first place over Henry Cavill and over in race 007 | Movies | Entertainment


It’s been over two months since No Time To Die hit theaters and with it, the end of Daniel Craig’s 15-year era as James Bond. Even before the announcement of its fifth and final release, fans are wondering who should be next to land the license to kill. MGM has confirmed that the first talks about the next Bond reboot have taken place and there is no doubt that these secret auditions for the lucky few will be right around the corner.

In the nearly 60 years of the Bond film franchise, established actors like Roger Moore have faced off against 007.

But also unfamiliar names like Daniel Craig, who before being cast as a spy in 2005 was “that Layer Cake guy”.

The question then is whether Bond producers will pick an A-lister or “that guy from that thing” this time around?

Either way, the latest odds put favorite Tom Hardy in first place at 4-1 with Coral.

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The bookies said of the 44-year-old: “Tom Hardy is now the favorite in our market again for who the next James Bond will be and we are sure he would be an incredibly popular choice with fans for the role. “

Just behind the Venom star is Bridgeton’s hunk Regé-Jean Page on 9-2, with Superman actor Henry Cavill now third on 6-1.

Page, 33, said he was flattered to be among the names of fan favorites and Cavill, 38, made it clear in recent interviews that he would like to have a conversation about the role of the next Bond with the producers. of 007, Barbara Broccoli and Michael. G Wilson.

The Witcher star auditioned to be Ian Fleming’s spy in 2005 when he was in his early twenties, but lost to Craig to star in Casino Royale.

Jamie Bell, Callum Turner and Sam Heughan are a little further behind on 16-1.

Bell, 35, could have a chance to audition given he starred in the 2017 movie Broccoli Movie Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool.

Outlander star Sam Heughan, 41, also had the chance to audition for Casino Royale, so maybe he’ll be invited again.

And then Callum Turner, 31, might be one to watch as he’s not yet well known, as was the case with Craig, but has starred in big movies like the Fantastic Beasts series.