Tom Hardy Bond Odds Slashed After Off Screen Heroism
William Hill have cut the odds of Tom Hardy being named as the next James Bond after his have a go hero antics in apprehending a real life baddy. He is 3/1 from 4/1 making him the joint second favourite behind Idris Elba at 5/2 and level in the betting with Aidan Turner and Michael Fassbender.
"Just as Tom Hiddleston's odds drifted considerably due to his 'off-screen' shenanigans with Taylor Swift, Hardy's chances of becoming Bond have increased given that he seems to be a real life action hero," said William Hill spokesman Joe Crilly.
Next James Bond after Daniel Craig: 5/2 Idris Elba; 3/1 Tom Hardy; 3/1 Aidan Turner; 3/1 Michael Fassbender; 4/1 James Norton; 10/1 Tom Hiddleston; 14/1 Jack Huston; 20/1 BAR.