Tom Hardy was reportedly “solid” as the subsequent 007 again in 2020, however the official casting will possible not come till later this yr. Till then, Daniel Craig’s substitute after No Time To Die is a thriller. Hardy has been a Bond odds favorite over the previous two years.
With that mentioned, the chances surrounding the brand new James Bond are ever-changing, and Hardy’s chances are high dwindling.
Hit BBC present Peaky Blinders not too long ago got here to an finish, and now the important star from the sequence has grow to be the subsequent potential candidate for the future of James Bond.
Hardy has been sitting in fourth place within the Bond odds from Ladbrokes for just a few weeks at this level. The Mad Max actor at the moment has 8/1 on changing into 007 from Ladbrokes. However Cillian Murphy is scorching on his heels.
Ladbrokes has slashed Murphy’s odds on changing into James Bond when the franchise reboots. This could take the Irish actor’s profession to the subsequent stage, who has beforehand starred in a lot of iconic roles and movies. Not solely did he have a important function in 28 Days Later, however he additionally performed Scarecrow in Christopher Nolan’s Batman sequence.
He has additionally, in fact, starred as Tommy Shelby within the brutal interval drama Peaky Blinders. Now, after the drama has been dropped at an finish, Murphy has a renewed likelihood at changing into James Bond within the subsequent film.
Ladbrokes have introduced Murphy has a rising 9/1 on changing into 007.
Ladbrokes’ Alex Apati mentioned: “Cillian Murphy is fast-closing the hole on Regé-Jean Web page on the head of the betting, with punters now satisfied the tip of Peaky Blinders means the 007 gig might quickly be his.”
Simply behind Web page are just a few massive film stars as properly, together with Henry Cavill. The Superman actor at the moment has 4/1 and is second place within the Bond odds. However he has already didn’t grow to be Bond lately. The British actor went up towards Craig within the 2005 Bond reboot for On line casino Royale however was instructed on the audition he was “too fats” for the function.
However, with 4/1, he might stand a very good likelihood to grow to be Bond going ahead. Regardless of this, he has stiff competitors from a Lord of the Rings actor.
In third place within the Bond odds is Aidan Turner, who’s greatest identified for Poldark. The BBC actor additionally performed Kili in The Hobbit trilogy from Peter Jackson. He at the moment has a formidable 7/1 on changing into the hero subsequent.
James Bond No Time To Die is accessible on digital, DVD and Blu-ray.