It will likely be Daniel Craig’s last James Bond film in the franchise with Bond 25 which began shooting in April and planning for a theoretical release next year.
Several names have made their way into the media about who will be the next Bond. Although there are the six actors whose names have come up the most, Eon Productions, the company that makes the Bond films, has not said who will suit up next.
Recently at the New Yorker festival, Craig himself told the audience that “I’ve got the best job in the world doing Bond, there’s no other job like it,” Confirming his farewell from the James Bond family.
There has been plenty of speculation for who will take over once he finally retires from playing 007. The mystery over who might play the next James Bond after Daniel Craig has evolved into something like a real-life spy thriller.
Rumors have been flying with names like Game of Thrones Richard Madden, Avengers star Tom Hiddleston, Hobbs and Shaw villain Idris and venom star Tom Hardy who could replace Daniel as the next Bond.
Rumors are spreading that had Sony reportedly offered Craig an astonishing $150 million not only to reprise 007 for the fifth film but also add a sixth movie to the slate. Moreover, even if Craig accepts the offer, he would be making more than Dwayne, the highest paid actor in the business.
Although the next James Bond hasn’t been selected, nobody could ever replace Craig, the one real Bond.