59 rows · This is a list of actors who were considered for the role of James Bond, both officially . Aug 13, · Hiddleston has long been rumored as a candidate for Bond, with many suggesting he was the odds-on favorite when it was looking as if Craig may not return. It stands to reason he'd still be near the top of that list a few year from now. Page 2 of 2: Even More Actors Who Could Play James BondAuthor: Dusty Stowe. Aug 20, · Bond. The Next James Bond. We pick the actors (and actresses) who could grab a PPK, kick back a martini, and redefine Bond for a new versant.ustion: Senior Writer.
This echoes Bond's wavering doubt during Skyfall when he questions M's motives and respect toward him. Damien Lewis Tim P. The Man of Steel actor has battled against Idris Elba and quickly risen to the top of fan favorites to replace Craig. Ian Fleming 's first choice for the role, but scheduling conflicts prevented him from getting it. Thank God that never happened because Bloom would have been awful as Bond. And while none of these rumors have been officially confirmed yet, Hiddleston may already be out of the running, if the unnamed sources cited by Page Six in April are to be believed. Ian Gavan Getty Images.
All of our employees, agents and partners are committed to keeping your data confidential. Producers did not want to spend the time or money needed to reshape Reed's poor public image. Timothy Dalton was chosen anyway. Not only is the Selma actor dapper, thoughtful, and physically capable enough to play Bond, there's precedent for him nabbing the role. Turned down in favour of Connery later played Bond in the parody Casino Royale Fleming's personal choice. His poor "English" accent failed to appeal to producer Albert R.