Daniel Craig recently retired as 007 last year. It has been noted that the fans have been busy dream casting the role with actors of all types. It has been further noted that the favorites to bag the role include LGBTQ actors like Bridgerton’s Jonathan Bailey, singer Sam Smith, and Thor’s Tessa Thompson.
But Out noted that the outlet’s favorite is Luke Evans. Henry Cavill’s name had also popped up previously. Aaron Taylor-Johnson’s name in the mix as per TMZ. Now, it seems that Lucien Laviscount could be in-line for James Bond role. He has won over millions of fans as the charming heart-throb in the Netflix series Emily In Paris. Daniel Craig has also sent warning regarding the new James Bond. Now, Rory Kinnear has talked about Aaron Taylor-Johnson possibly becoming the new James Bond.
The announcement will likely come within the next few years, but until then, the Bond odds have been the best way of predicting who will be donning the tuxedo. But this week, the odds have completely imploded, changing the long-running frontrunner to another British heartthrob.
Odds for James Bond actor
Ladbrokes have just slashed the odds on the incredibly young actor James Norton. The 37-year-old Brit has been acting up a storm in recent weeks as Tommy Lee Royce in the BBC show Happy Valley. The star plays the show’s villain but has proven he can hold a franchise on his own.
The booking agent has now awarded the action star an incredible 11/4 in the Bond odds, making him the favourite to take over as 007 after Craig’s exit. Alex Apati of Ladbrokes said: “James Norton may have referenced Spider-Man in last night’s Happy Valley, but punters are seemingly convinced he’ll soon be playing another Hollywood hero in the shape of 007 – and we’ve slashed odds to see him now head the betting as a result.”