Speculation over who could be the next James Bond is in full swing. Here are some of the actors rumored to be in the running to take over the. The next James Bond film has a release date – but fans have a long wait before they'll get to see it. The as yet untitled 25th outing for will. Speculation over who could be the next James Bond is in full swing. Here are some of the actors rumored to be in the running to take over the. Distributed by Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment LLC. Auditioning for the role, aged 22, in , Cavill reached the final two before Craig edged him out. However, the Night Manager star played down the rumours last week at Wizard World Comic Con in Philadelphia. THE BEST FILMS IN ACTION, DRAMA, HORROR, AND MORE EXPERTLY CURATED BY THE COS STAFF. On Adblock click "Don't run on pages on this domain". I don't know, but I do love that [James Bond] world. I think maybe we can reinvent what Bond is. The very fact that he's publicly talking about playing Bond probably rules him out. It can be temporarily disabled by clicking the "shield" icon in the address bar. We make the case. Square-jawed, broad shouldered, dark haired, blue eyed. Your Sun Sign in. Norton has an impressive accolade of TV credits behind him. Video of Orlando Bloom interview — BBC London News. Fans on Twitter have been overwhelmingly positive, with many wondering whether this could be the best Bond yet. Before making the first Bond film with Connery, producers considered casting US actor Susan Hayward in the role and changing the gender. McClure is not the first woman to be tipped for the role, however. Apparently it was a virtual toss-up.