Next James Bond Odds
It's been a hot topic for a while now for us Bond fans and everyone has their preference on who they would like to see replace Daniel Craig for the next James Bond. And so far, with nothing confirmed, it's pure speculation.
Many potential James Bond suspects have stated before that if you're a British actor doing similar genre then it's fairly normal for the "James Bond" word to be mentioned to you. So let's dive into the James Bond betting markets, the James Bond franchise and much more.
Next James Bond Betting Odds
There has been plenty of speculation and Bond rumours on replacing Daniel Craig for a few years. Daniel Craig's performance has been one of the best. Here are some of the common new James Bond odds and names to play Bond next:
- James Norton 6/1
- Richard Madden 7/1
- Michael Fassbender 8/1
- Tom Hardy 5/1
- Henry Cavill 12/1
- Jamie Bell 16/1
- Tom Hiddleston 20/1
- Luke Evans 33/1
The odds are constantly changing, but a current serious interest and outright favourite is British actor Aaron Taylor Johnson at 2/1.
James Dornan, better known as Jamie Dornan, who has been nominated for a BAFTA Television Award, a Golden Globe Award and Screen Actors Guild Award has the next James Bond odds at 12/1.
Idris Elba is a firm third favourite to play bond at odds of 7/1. Idris Elba is known for his performances in Luther and supervillain in the film Suicide Squad.
Who could be the next Bond?
A new favourite James Bond runner is British actor and tv series star Bridgerton star, Rege Jean Page.
Peaky Blinders star Cillian Murphy latest odds for being the next Bond is 12/1.
History would show us that the past actors that have stepped up as the new Bond haven't always been the most famous or well-known actors at the time of their James Bond announcement.
A runner who was best known for his role as Poldark and more recently starred as Leonardo Da Vinci is Irish actor Aidan Turner, perhaps not one of the most known, but Aidan Turner's odds are 8/1.
James Norton is a strong contender to play the new 007 and his James Bond odds are 8/1. He is best known for his role in McMafia, alongside his nomination for the British Academy Television Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance as the villain in Happy Valley.
Tom Hopper who might be best known as the Game Of Thrones actor, who has also starred in The Umbrella academy is a firm favourite for playing James Bond whose odds are currently 10/1. Tom Hopper has also appeared in Merlin and Black Sails.
Perhaps one of the most bizarre names mentioned for playing Bond is Tom Holland. Who is a well known actor for playing the famous superhero, Spiderman.
Tom Holland's James Bond odds are a big 20/1. Alongside Spiderman, another nominated Marvel character is Tom Hiddleston who plays Loki, and his playing Bond odds are 33/1.
When Is The Next James Bond?
It has not been announced the date of the next James Bond but Daniel Craig's films had various time gaps between them. The first was released in 2006 followed by the second in 2008, then a four year wait until 2012, fourth was 2015 and the most recent was a whopping six years later in 2021. But COVID restrictions affected the most recent release date.
Is Tom Hardy The Next James Bond?
No Tom Hardy is not the next James bond. The odds say that the Dark Knight Rise actor has a 5/1 chance to be the next James bond.
Although there have been some very unreliable blogs saying he has officially been named the new James Bond, it is false. The new James Bond still has not been announced.
The Venom star has been linked with the job of the next James Bond for many years now after many stand out performances.
Tom Hardy has been in a host of Hollywood blockbusters directed by Christopher Nolan including Dunkirk, The Dark Knight Rises and Inception. Some other films Tom Hardy has starred in are:
- The Revenant
- Mad Max
- The Peaky Blinders
Although it's been mentioned that the past few months his odds have dropped as other actors take centre stage such as Rege Jean page.
Female James Bond Odds
The next James Bond odds to be female are:
- Yes 15/2
- No 1/20
For perhaps the first time in history, there has been plenty talk of the new James Bond being played by a female actor.
The bookies favourite female Bond to replace Daniel Craig's performance is Lashana Lynch at 12/1 who starred in the latest Bond film "No Time To Die". Some other mentions include:
- Jodie Comer
- Phoebe Waller-Bridge
Daniel Craig has been the face of James Bond since 2006. His films in release order:
- Casino Royale
- Quantum of Solace
- No Time To Die
Is Henry Cavill The Next James Bond?
Although he has played a hero before by playing superman, Henry Cavill is a firm favourite to some of the public to be the next Bond. The James Bond betting market puts Henry Cavill to play James Bond next at 12/1.
Henry Cavill also mentioned to the Hollywood Reporter that he would be interested in talking with Bond producers.
But what's the best bet? Who will play bond next is still up in the air and the odds for each name is constantly changing. Currently the favourite is Rege Jean Page, followed by Aaron Taylor Johnson and Idris Elba.
Bond Role History
There's been some great Bond's over the years and the Bond producers have given us bond fans some all time classic films. So who has played James Bond?
- Scottish actor Sean Connery
- Australian actor George Lazenby
- Roger Moore
- Timothy Dalton
- Irish actor Pierce Brosnan
- And the current British actor Daniel Craig