James Bond: the four possible successors of agent 007

“No time to die” (“No Time To Die”) was Daniel Craig’s last film as James Bond. Now he is looking for a successor. REUTERS/Toby Melville

“My name is Bond, James Bond.” This is how the emblematic character created by Ian Fleming. The British secret service agent knew how to conquer a very diverse audience around the world in the cinema. Daniel Craig He gave life to the agent in recent years, but he said goodbye permanently and then the producers went out in search of a new star. We tell you who would be closest to playing the beloved James Bond.

Sean Connery was also James Bond on the big screen. (photo: Enterateya)
Sean Connery was also James Bond on the big screen. (photo: Enterateya)

henry cavill

The actor who achieved popularity giving life to Superman, the superhero of DC Comics, and that he expanded his followers when he starred in the series The Witcher (Netflix), is one of those who has a chance to put on the Bond suit. He has a similar bearing to other predecessors like Sean Connery Y Pierce Brosnan. His name sounds stronger and stronger within the industry.

Henry Cavill, the actor who gave life to Superman could be the next James Bond. (WARNER BROS)
Henry Cavill, the actor who gave life to Superman could be the next James Bond. (WARNER BROS)

Idris Elbe

Many years ago the name of Elba (Luther) is making the rounds as a possible candidate, even when Craig was in all his glory playing Bond. the actor of The harder the fall It has many possibilities, since it has the necessary bearing to continue giving glamor to the character created by Fleming.

The name of Idris Elba has been going strong for a long time. Will he finally be chosen to be James Bond? (Mike Marsland/WireImage)
The name of Idris Elba has been going strong for a long time. Will he finally be chosen to be James Bond? (Mike Marsland/WireImage)

Tom Hardy

the actor of Venom is another of the strong candidates. It differs a bit from Elba Y cavill in the fact that he is a man of strong character who has had clashes on sets and off. Distinguished elegance is not his thing, but his physical strength that could give a new style to the classic character. But he is not ruled out at all and he is another one who has been dreaming for a long time as a possible successor.

Tom Hardy, other candidates. the actor of "Peaky Blinders" could put on the suit of agent 007 (Photo by Samir Hussein/WireImage)
Tom Hardy, other candidates. The actor of “Peaky Blinders” could put on the suit of agent 007 (Photo by Samir Hussein/WireImage)

Jacob Elordi

Enter this list a little by force. The actor we met through the kissing booth and of the great series of HBO, euphoriais another of those who would have been tempted to play James Bond. Elordi He is the only non-English person on this list of candidates (he was born in Brisbane, Australia), and he is also considered too young for the time being to assume this role (he is only 24 years old).

Jacob Elordi is the boy of the moment and could become the first non-English actor to play James Bond. (Photo by Rich Fury/VF22/Getty Images for Vanity Fair)
Jacob Elordi is the boy of the moment and could become the first non-English actor to play James Bond. (Photo by Rich Fury/VF22/Getty Images for Vanity Fair)

Various actors donned the Bond suit over the years. Some of them were an emblem and others just passed through the character like nothing happened. Barry Nelson (he was the agent in a television version of the classic Royal Casino in 1954), David Niven (in the film Royal Casino premiered in 1967), Sean Connery ( dr no from 1962, From Russia with love in 1963, Goldfinger in 1964, Operation Thunder from 1965, We only live Twice in 1967, Never say never in 1983, among others), Roger Moore (Live and Let Die1973, The man with the golden gun from 1974, the spy who loved me in 1977, moonraker from 1979, only for your eyes in 1981, octopussy, 1983, and In the sights of the assassins of 1985), George Lazenby (On Her Majesty’s secret service, 1969), Timothy Dalton (007: his name is danger from 1987 and License to kill from 1989), Pierce Brosnan (goldeneye from 1995, The tomorrow Never Die of 1997, Another day to die 2002, among other titles) and the most recent, Daniel Craig (Royal Casino from 2006, 007 Specter from 2015, 007: Operation Skyfall from 2012 and No time to die among other films), each knew how to bear the name of Bond with their own style and bearing.

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James Bond: the four possible successors of agent 007