Those aren’t the only big names Heughan has beaten to take first place in bookies’ running for 007.
Others famous faces further down the list include Michael Fassbender (8-1), Tom Hardy (8-1), Chris Hemsworth (10-1) and Idris Elba (10-1).
After Craig said Bond 25, No Time To Die, would be his last film as 007, Heughan previously spoke out on the possibility of taking up the mantle.
Asked whether he would want the role, the Outlander favourite told STV: “I think any actor who says they wouldn’t would be lying.
Published at Wed, 04 Dec 2019 21:50:00 +0000