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The Duke of Hastings could be getting a brand-new title:007

A minimum of, that’s what betting firm Ladbrokes claims. Regé-Jean Page, 31, who stars as the eligible bachelor Simon Bassett on Netflix’s brand-new Shonda Rhimes series Bridgerton, increased his chances of ending up being the next James Bond to 5/1, per Range

Shaken and stirred,” which numerous saw as a nod to Bond’s popular martini choice.

Fans absolutely concurred that Page would make the ideal spy.

One tweeted, “Viewing Bridgerton and thinking that @regejean would make a fantastic new James Bond.”

Another included, “If @regejean is the brand-new James Bond … I’ll actually view a James Bond.”

While someone pointed out that he might be a little young for the part, another fan responded, “He’s 31, Craig was 38 on first Bond however I still believe he’s best for the role. Great age for reboot.”

While Page, who also starred on the Rhimes series For the People, is certainly a brand-new favorite to represent the renowned character, he’s not the only person in the running.

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While many Bond fans have actually long called for Idris Elba to snatch the function, Ladbrokes agent Alex Apati told Variety, “ Tom Hardy still leads the way as preferred, with James Norton close behind in second location. However it actually is all to bet in the race for 007 and RJP has a fantastic chance if the chances are anything to pass.”

And Craig still has another Bond film to go. No Time to Die, the star’s reported final film in the franchise, had its release date pressed back due to the coronavirus pandemic. It is now slated to be released in theaters on April 2.

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