James Bond Getting Regency-Fied, As Bridgerton Starlet Jonathan Bailey Joins Regé-Jean Page In The Potential List Of “007” Actors

Published 08/31/2022, 4:30 PM EDT

James Bond, one of the most iconic characters in Hollywood has completed 60 years of success. Featured by Ian Fleming in twelve novels and two short-story collections became a legacy of television which is continued till today. A clever man famous for his action and hot looks took the world by storm in 1962. And it might be surprising for many that this character started the hype trend of code names of agents. Since he is the first known by the code number 007 that the British Secret Service gave him. We have seen many famous actors, including Sean Connery and Daniel Craig, play the role. Now it is not just a simple role but a succession that only some talented hot guy would fit the tuxedo. While there have been speculations for our Bridgerton star Jonathan Bailey coming up on the list. Let’s see what everyone is talking about!

Does Jonathan Bailey have the chance to become the next James Bond?

As we all know that Daniel Craig has stepped off from the spotlight after doing his last movie as James Bond No Time to Die. Viewers have started wondering who will be the next lucky man to take over the throne. Surprisingly, it is our Viscount Bridgerton trending in the contender list of 007. According to the information by BoyleSports, Jonathan Bailey has taken eighth place on the list of upcoming Bond stars.


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“He has only been in the betting a few days, but we are already seeing plenty of support so it would be no surprise if his odds shorten further.” said a spokesperson for BoyleSports.


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Moreover, as reported by Out, VegasInsider said that beating several other actors Bailey has entered the Top 10 list. They added that the actor wasn’t even on the list of the 200 names when they checked a few weeks back. However, now he is one of the leads after his co-star Regé-Jean Page who has taken the second seat after Henry Cavill.

The regency era of Bridgerton seems to be the perfect place to groom Hollywood kings. First Regé-Jean Page became the charming face attracting directors and filmmakers. As we recently saw him in the big-budget movie in The Grey Man as Denny Carmichael. Now he and Jonathan both running on top for the most glorious male role in the industry.

Who will be the next Daniel Craig?


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Take a look at the BoyleSports odds for the next ‘James Bond’ after Daniel Craig:

9-4                               Henry Cavill

4                                  Rege-Jean Page

5                                  Idris Elba

5                                  Tom Hardy

7                                  Aidan Turner

10                                Chiwetel Ejiofor

10                                James Norton

12                                Jonathan Bailey

16                                Michael Fassbender

20                                Tom Hooper

20                                Cillian Murphy

20                                Jonathan Bailey

20                                Jamie Dornan

20                                Callum Turner

20                                Sam Heughan

20                                Jack Lowden

25                                Richard Madden

25                                Jamie Bell

33                                Luke Evans

33                                Henry Golding

40                                Tom Hiddleston

50                                Chris Hemsworth

66                                Barry Keoghan

66                                Paul Mescal

66                                Jack Huston

66                                Benedict Cumberbatch

100                              Matt Damon

100                              Clive Owen

100                              Jack O’Connell

100                              James Purefoy

100                              Tyson Fury

100                              Tom Ellis

100                              Colin Farrell

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Shikha Arya

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Shikha Arya is an entertainment writer at Netflix Junkie. She is a hardcore fan of Hollywood Dreamy Cinema and loves to watch contemporary series and movies like Stranger Things, A Perfect Pairing, and Tall Girl, among others. Other than writing her hobbies include reading novels, cycling, and mindfulness.