6 James Bond Successors who are more likely than Tom Hardy and Henry Cavill

With No Time to Die, Daniel Craig has finally said goodbye to his long-standing role as James Bond. Who follows in his footsteps, is completely open and the search is still just beginning.

In the last few months and years, big names have fallen again and again, those who wish for fans or who were supposed to be James Bond favorites. You shouldn’t expect stars like Idris Elba, Tom Hardy, Henry Cavill in the role. So far, Bond actors have almost always been selected who have not had such a huge career or were involved in franchises at the time.

Instead, we introduce you to six actors who have been linked to the Bond role and much better odds than Hardy, Cavill & Co. have.

The new James Bond after Daniel Craig? Regé-Jean Page

Following his role as Duke of Hastings in the Netflix series Bridgerton, Regé-Jean Page applies to several sites like Page Six as one of the biggest favorites for the James Bond role. According to Insider did the actor already the blessing of 007 star Pierce Brosnan receive. In the video he definitely cuts a fine figure as a Bond blend:

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The new James Bond after Daniel Craig? Henry Golding

After the mega success of the romantic comedy Crazy Rich came Reports who linked Henry Golding to the Bond role. It was triggered by an interview clip from TMZ asking Golding about the possibility of becoming the new 007 for the actor neither denied nor confirmed. Henry Golding has also shown his qualities as an action star through his role in the GI Joe subsidiary Snake Eyes.

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The new James Bond after Daniel Craig? Riz Ahmed

Riz Ahmed (Nightcrawler, The Night Of) appeared in 2018 interested in the James Bond role . For him as Muslim Briton it would be an ideal way to add diversity to the franchise. Since then, his name has been mentioned again and again in connection with a possible new 007.

Even if Riz Ahmed has mainly played drama roles so far, we can imagine him in an action role. This has his, for example physical performance featured in Sound of Metal as a drummer in a metal band who is slowly losing his hearing.

Check out the trailer for Sound of Metal with Riz Ahmed here:

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The new James Bond after Daniel Craig? James Norton

In the cinema, the British James Norton is currently playing the lead role in the emotional drama Nowhere Special as a father who does not have long to live. Since January 2020 Norton from bookmakers: inside as one of the biggest favorites for the James Bond successor acted. Rumors that he had already had talks with the Bond producers, but he denied.

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In July of this year he spoke at least in an interview with the British Metro again about the Bond role. Because of his illness he would be the first James Bond with diabeteswhich would be special for Norton.

The new James Bond after Daniel Craig? Sam Heughan

Outlander star Sam Heughan is not only being talked about as the new James Bond, but has even been before close to the role. Like him in Podcast Just The Facts with Alex Zane revealed, he applied before Daniel Craig was cast.

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At the age of 25 at the time, he was the producer: inside, however still too young. Perhaps the casting team is still familiar with him and, at 41, is now the right age to become the new 007.

Check out our video review of No Time to Die here:

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The new James Bond after Daniel Craig? George MacKay

We’ve already reported that, according to Page Six, George MacKay is in the close race for the Bond role. The Briton has played one of his best-known roles as Main character in Sam Mendes’ 1917 war film.

George MacKay in 1917

If the producers around the broccoli family after Daniel Craig possibly one younger bond want to show, George MacKay would fit well into the role and provide a fresher course after the last over 50-year-old Craig.

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