English actor Tom Hardy and Damien Lewis are considered to be a front-runner in the race of chasing Bond role this time. Daniel Craig has portrayed Bond impeccably in three movies along with the fourth sequel “Spectre.” It is speculated that Craig might retire from the role after the upcoming sequel. The franchise is looking for a suitable personality who can put carry the legendary tailored suit. Read on to find out more about the emerging contenders’ for 007.
There has been no official announcement made either by “Casino Royale” actor or the franchise management. The rumor actually sparked out from the bookmakers in Britain. According to Entertainment Weekly, the bookmaker “William Hill” revealed the potential bond bet figures as Damien Lewis has a chance of 75% to become 007 in future, also the race includes Tom Hardy (4/1), Henry Cavill (5/1), and Michael Fassbender (7/1) in the list.
From the sets of “Spectre” earlier this year in Mexico City, it was revealed by producers Michael Wilson and Barbara Broccoli, that, the “Skyfall” actor has an open end contact with the franchise wherein he can choose movies on case to case basis, as stated by Cinema Blend.
The producers clearly stated that they would like Craig to play as 007 forever, but for an actor such role bound character images and hinder the possibilities of an actor on the personal level. It becomes almost inevitable to break the stereotype image and move on to further challenging roles.
Daniel Craig has not made any retirement announcement from 007, at least for now fans are going to watch him in the upcoming flick “Spectre” on Nov. 6, 2015.
Photo Source: James Bond 007/Facebook