Daniel Craig News Archive
But it looks like fan favorite contender Tom Hiddleston is still the frontrunner to to suit up as the next 007!
According to Birth.Movies.Death, the star of spy miniseries The Night Manager is in "advanced talks" to take over the role — but Loki fans shouldn't get too excited just yet!
While the actor has made no secret of his desires to play Bond, no official offer has been made as of now.
Though the Billy Elliot star's involvement could just be the studio's attempt to drive Hiddleston's price down, we wouldn't mind seeing either hunky Brit take over the franchise!
But let's be honest, can literally ANYONE look better in a tux than Tom? (See the above photo for answer.)
Which actor would YOU want to see play the next 007?
[Image via Lia Toby/WENN.]
Daniel Craig Seems To Have Traded James Bond For Katherine Heigl — Find Out What'll Keep Him Too Busy For The Next 007!
Not only did Craig's acting buddy Mark Strong reveal he thinks the blue eyed star has "come to an end" with his time as 007, but most recently, it was rumored the 48-year-old turned down nearly $100 million to return for two more movies!
Well now we have some new info that seems to confirm Daniel leaving — because he'll be WAY too busy to take on the role!
Jamie Bell In Talks To Replace Daniel Craig As James Bond?! Get The Inside Scoop On The New Dark Horse 007!
There has been a ton of talk in the last few months about who the next actor to play James Bond will be and now we have a new name to add to the list — Jamie Bell!
After Daniel Craig reportedly turned down nearly $100 to play 007 in two more films, names like Idris Elba, Tom Hiddleston, Tom Hardy, and even Gillian Anderson have had a lot of fan support to be Craig's replacement.
Though most of the actors rumored to be up for the part are A-listers, Bell — most known for playing the titular character in Billy Elliot – has joined the list of candidates thanks to Bond producer Barbara Broccoli's fondness of the actor!
Barbara is currently working on Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool with the 30-year-old and has been quite impressed with his talent over the years as a source revealed to The Sun, saying:
Gillian Anderson Throws Her Hat In The Ring To Play The Next James Bond — Vote On YOUR Choice For The Next 007!
Well last week, things seem to have come to a definitive end as it was reported that Craig reportedly turned down nearly $100 million to return for two more pictures — and now X-Files Gillian Anderson is interested in filling the void!
While we all know about the fan support for Idris Elba and we know Tom Hiddleston has voiced his interest, there's also a group of fans that are campaigning to have Anderson take over as the next 007 by tweeting #NextBond.
After seeing a fan made poster of herself, Gillian took to Twitter to respond to the support saying:
Daniel Craig Reportedly Turned Down Nearly $100 Million To Play James Bond Again — As Bookmakers Suspend Bets On Tom Hiddleston Taking Over!
Well after signing on to star in a new TV show, and hearing Mark Strong's comments about Craig playing Bond, Daily Mail reports that the actor has actually turned down £68 million — or just under $100 million — from MGM studios to return as Bond for two more flicks!
This extremely HUGE deal would have included endorsements, profit shares as well as a co-producing role.
As for why the Craig turned down the offer, one L.A. film source dished: