James Bond: Dan Stevens From Downton Abbey Joins Henry Cavill & Others As Bookies’ One Of The Top Choices For The Next 007

Downton Abbey’s Dan Stevens is inching closer to bookies’ top choice for the next James Bond (Photo Credits – Instagram)

Who will be the next James Bond? It’s a question that’s been on the minds of 007 fans since Daniel Craig appeared in his last film as the British superspy. 2021’s No Time To Die was a box office hit and the actor’s exit from the franchise was the best way to celebrate.

knife out actor First appeared as Bond in 2006’s Casino Royale. After that, he played in four more films over a period of 15 years. Now, the hunt to find the next 007 is on and several names are in the running.

The most popular name is that of Henry Cavill. He is not only the top choice of the fans but also the favorite among the bookies. Now, however, another actor is emerging among the options to become the next James Bond. It’s none other than Dan Stevens aka Matthew Crawley from Downton Abbey.

According to VegasInsider.com, which monitors odds data from more than 20 bookmakers, Dan Stevens is currently ranked as the fifth most likely pick to take over as James Bond. However, neither the actor nor the franchise’s producers have looked into his chances of playing 007.

But when we look at the latest requirements an actor must match to play the role of the iconic british super spy, Dan fits in with the height range. However, he is already 40 years old and the executives are said to be looking for a younger actor who can play the role for a decade.

Besides Dan Stevens and Henry Cavill, other names in the running to be the next James Bond are Idris Elba, Reggae-Jean Page, James Norton, Tom Hardy, Richard Madden, Kit Harington and more.

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