Sun. Jun 26th, 2022

Daniel Craig introduced an finish to his iconic run of James Bond movies final 12 months with the unbelievable No Time To Die. Since then, 007 followers have been craving for some details about who shall be taking up as the person of thriller.

Tom Hardy has had a powerful lead within the Bond odds for a while, however that might all be in peril now {that a} new actor has joined the fray.

Lucifer star Tom Ellis has had his odds slashed by William Hill this week. The actor has been skirting across the edges of the Bond odds for a while, however has been comparatively unavailable due to his long-running TV present Lucifer.

But now that the Netflix present has come to an finish, he could possibly be looking out for a extra everlasting function. And what higher function is there than the person of thriller himself? 

To make issues much more promising, the 43-year-old  has a variety of assist behind him from some massive names, as nicely.

Ellis was just lately praised by his Lucifer colleagues on a purple carpet. They even claimed he could be the right Bond.

Tricia Helfer, who performed Lucifer’s mom within the TV present, just lately gushed: “Tom is the complete package deal… Not solely is he extremely charming, however a beautiful human being and uber skilled. He took his function as primary on Lucifer very critically, welcoming all people, was in on the music and in on each side of it. And he would translate that to Bond.” She added: “He additionally received in form throughout Lucifer. During seasons two and three he got here again muscly, so he has received that working for him.”

Fellow Lucifer alum Kevin Alejandro added: “Everything about Tom would make him a fantastic Bond. Tom embodies every part James Bond ought to be.”

It’s no marvel that his odds have now been slashed to 100/1 – the bottom they’ve been but. But the actor himself has stayed quiet on the matter.

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The petition, “Tom Ellis for subsequent James Bond”, at present has greater than 7,000 signatures and climbing – so he could possibly be in for an opportunity.

However, he hasn’t gained the function simply but. And he nonetheless has an extended method to go if he desires to beat Hardy to the punch.

The Venom actor continues to be the highest of the Bond odds at William Hill with a staggering 3/1 on turning into the new-and-improved 007. But, in the meantime, he has his personal battles to win, in the intervening time, as he’s at present neck-and-neck with Bridgerton hunk Regé-Jean Page.

Page nonetheless additionally has unbelievable odds of three/1 on turning into the following Bond. However, in interviews, he has referred to as the rumours of his hiring “flattering” however not reasonable.

Meanwhile, Henry Cavill is in second place with 4/1, and could possibly be the surprising winner of the Bond race.

James Bond No Time To Die is accessible to stream on Amazon Prime Video now.

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