NEXT JAMES BOND odds have seen XMen star Michael Fassbender storm ahead at the bookies overtaking the likes of Tom Hardy and Idris Elba. RegéJean Page and Henry Cavill are currently holding the lead in the race to be the new 007 but who knows for how long Michael Fassbender talks Alien We use your signup to provide content in ways youve consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time.
Michael Fassbender has long been a favourite among fans speculating over who could be the next James Bond. The Germanborn Irish star showed off what his 007 could be like as young Magneto in the Cold War setting of XMen: First Class. Ever since then hes often appeared among the better odds for Daniel Craigs replacement and none more so than over the past few weeks. Related articles The 45yearold has seen his odds of 251 at William Hill cut by 80 per cent down to just 51 overtaking the likes of Tom Hardy on 81.
A spokesman for the bookies said: “The Irishman has been the subject of very solid support over the past few weeks and has been backed right down to the 51 third favourite having been 251 at the start of April. the weight of support continues it wont be long till hes vying for favouritism with RegéJean Page at 52.” Being at 51 Fassbender is now in third place with Henry Cavill ahead of him on 72 and RegéJean Page still in the top stop at 52.
Next James Bond: Michael Fassbenders odds slashed by 80 per cent overtaking Tom Hardy Elba was recently backed by Will Smiths King Richard director Reinaldo Marcus Green. The filmmaker is keen to helm a Bond movie with the Luther star telling The Hollywood Reporter: “Yeah if it has somebody that looks like me in front of it Im definitely open to it. I want to go into that direction and I want to be able to add value to a new Bond. I grew up watching popcorn movies so if I could add a little something to it that would be cool. Lets see if Idris wants to do it. I think The Wire writers Dave and George could call Idris and see what we could do.”