Showbusiness Specials Betting By Joe Crilly

Hiddlestoner’s Back Their Boy Top Become Bond!

William Hill have slashed the odds of Tom Hiddleston being named as the next James Bond after a star turn in “The Night Manager”. His odds have tumbled from 25/1 to 12/1, putting him in the top 10 in the betting. Tom Hardy is the 6/5 favourite to bag the gig with Damian Lewis and Idris Elba 5/1.


“The Hiddlestoners have been out in force campaigning for their man to be named as the next Bond and more than a fair few have placed a couple of quid on him bagging the role,” said William Hill spokesman Joe Crilly.


Next James Bond: 6/5 Tom Hardy; 5/1 Damian Lewis; 5/1 Idris Elba; 11/2 Aiden Turner; 6/1 Henry Cavill; 8/1 Jack O’Connell; 10/1 Sam Riley; 12/1 Tom Hiddleston; 14/1 Michael Fassbender; 20/1 BAR