Idris Elba Shoots To Front Of Bond Betting

William Hill have slashed the price (from 9/2 to 7/4) of Idris Elba being named as the next James Bond and he is the shortest price anyone has been to replace Daniel Craig.


“The gamble on Thursday evening took us slightly unawares and as a result there are a load of Bond fans sitting on what could be a great bet,” said William Hill spokesman Rupert Adams.


Next James Bond (After Daniel Craig): 7/4 Idris Elba, 7/2 Tom Hardy, 5/1 James Norton, 6/1 Jack Huston, 8/1 Tom Hiddleston, 10/1 Aiden Turner, 12/1 Travis Fimmel, 14/1 Michael Fassbender, 16/1 Ricky Whittle, 20/1 Henry Cavill