Henry Cavill Flies Ahead of Tom Hardy To Become The Best Contender For James Bond After Daniel Craig

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Ian Fleming’s creation, secret agent 007 has been in pop culture since the mid-last century and continues to grab attention. James Bond was first portrayed by Sean Connery and is still considered by many to be the best bond, the ‘OG’ bond.


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Daniel Craig was the last actor to play Bond

The last to play and a big contender to be the best super-spy is played by Daniel Craig. In a significant subversion of the character’s trope, the secret agent was killed in No Time to Die, giving Daniel Craig a grand send-off.


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Who gets the toys next?

Since the departure of Daniel Craig, many A-listers and character actors have been considered to don the suit and its duties. According to rumors, some of the actors considered include Cillian Murphy, James Norton, Tom Hiddleston, Idris Elba, and many more.

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Sean Connery, Pierce Brosnan, Timothy Daulton, and many more who played James Bond

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James Bond producer Barbara Broccoli also chimed in on the discussion and confirmed that James Bond will not be a woman. Furthermore, she stated they’re taking their time considering the options as they intend to reinvent the spy franchise.

Superman v. Bane

Henry Cavill has passed Tom Hardy to become the most likely candidate to play bond. According to the website Ladbrokes, Henry Cavill is in the lead with 3/1, while Venom actor Tom Hardy has dropped to the third spot with odds of 6/1 to become the super-spy.

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Henry Cavill played Superman in the Snyderverse

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The Superman actor was in the running to be 007 before too, but Daniel Craig got the job then. This sudden rise in odds has been attributed to Henry Cavill advertising a Herbal Drink of ‘No1 Botanicals’ as he walks past a silver Aston Martin DB5, wearing a suit.


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Nikhil Makwana is a writer for FandomWire, with interests in DC comics, anime, indie films, independent films, and Nicolas Cage. He’s pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in BBA,LLB from IFIM Law School. When he’s not writing, he reads books such as the classic Dune series and existential essays from Albert Camus and Jean-Paul Sartre.