After a Breathtaking Performance At a Jiu-Jitsu, Tom Hardy Takes Henry Cavill Head-On For James Bond Role

Published 09/26/2022, 3:00 PM EDT

With a muscular physique, deep, poignant voice, and a profile history of some back-to-back hits! Henry Cavill might as well be a perfect fit for playing the next 007 role. However, the odds are becoming less than expected as other actors give tough competition to the 39-year-old British actor. James Bond has become a household name in Hollywood ever since its first movie became a breakout hit.

However, with Daniel Craig stepping down the role after fifteen glorious years of playing James Bond, who is the best suitor to carry the legacy forward is a hot topic in the entertainment media right now. Several actors have been shortlisted for the same. And fascinatingly, the fan-favorite Geralt of Rivia is among the top-listed candid ates. And until now, only the English actor Idris Elba surpassed Cavill in the list of candidates. However, we now have another fascinating actor, Tom Hardy to replace him.

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As odds for being the next 007 slashes, Tom Hardy is gaining ground on Henry Cavill

Even before it became obvious that Spectre wouldn’t be Daniel Craig’s final outing as James Bond, Tom Hardy was a betting favorite to take over the role. However, the current incumbent left the series so abruptly at the conclusion of No Time To Die. Fans are now wondering who will take his place.

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Hardy’s odds have dropped from 6-1 to 4-1 after his historic win in the Milton Keynes Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Open 2022. According to a spokesperson, the Venom star has an ideal resume to become the next James Bond, and his combat skills just resulted to be a cherry on the top.

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But these are all just possibilities. Henry Cavill and Bridgerton star Rege-Jean Page also continue to be the top choices. While the fan-favorite Superman is leading the pack on 2-1, the 34-year-old Britisher stands on a possibility of 7-2. Only time will tell which of the three actors take up the role of the world’s most celebrated spy.

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Until then, do let us know in the comment section below which among the three actors you would want to play James Bond for the next 10 to 12 years.

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Prithvi Shah

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Prithvi Shah is an entertainment writer at Netflix Junkie and has contributed over 650 articles. Having an English major, she has built expertise in journalistic writing, story writing, and reviewing. In her stint of over a year at NJ, Prithvi has developed a good understanding of putting forward a balanced and unbiased perspective without hurting the sentiments of millions of fans and readers across the globe.

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