NEXT JAMES BOND candidate Tom Hardy has fallen on tough times in the recent Bond odds but the Brit has begun to make his comeback.
Idris Elbas days could be numbered at the top of the 007 leaderboards.We use your sign up to provide content in ways you have consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. Daniel Craig stepped down from the role of James Bond just last year after No Time To Die was released. Now the hunt for a new 007 is on.The official announcement will likely be announced in the coming year but until then the Bond odds are fans best bet of knowing where the 007 bosses may be looking.
In recent weeks Idris Elba took the lead in the betting, shocking fans around the world. But things are about to change.These rumours were left unconfirmed but they sparked a strong interest in Hardy becoming Craigs replacement.Now Ladbrokes have slashed the stars odd in a surprising twist putting him on the trajectory to reclaim his top spot.Ladbrokes have awarded Hardy an incredible 5/1 on becoming the next Bond.Previously he was sitting in fifth place with a meagre 7/1 just behind Marvel star Chiwetel Ejiofor with 6/1.The companys Alex Apati said Tom Hardy has long been linked with the 007 gig and punters are once again growing convinced that Bond chiefs see him as the man to replace Daniel Craig, forcing us to subsequently slash his odds over the weekend.
Fans have been hoping for Hardy to speak out about the notion of him becoming the new Bond but he has already explained he would not be doing that.Hardy said of him becoming Bond You know theres a saying amongst us in the fraternity of acting and in the fellowship of my peer group if you talk about it you are automatically out of the race.He added So I can not possibly comment on that one. If I mention it its gone.Despite how popular he is however he still has some stiff competition in the running.Just ahead of Hardy is the Bridgerton hunk Regé Jean Page. The British Zimbabwean actor has a powerful 4/1 on becoming Bond however he does not think he has a great chance.