Daniel Craig can’t say Dr No to continuing as James Bond, as the Spectre of a mega-money offer to carry on looms large.
Having previously insisted that he’d rather “slash [his] wrists” than play 007 again, Craig has back-tracked somewhat, perhaps inspired by the reported £120million offer made to him by producers.
We’re sure that would offer a Quantum of Solace (which was awful) to the agony of playing the coolest character in film.
Paddy Power now make it ODDS ON that Craig will record another Bond movie () – perhaps he’ll Never Say Never Again.
If he doesn’t, a host of Brit and Irish stars are waiting in the wings for a Licence To Kill.
Micheal Fassbender has now ruled himself out of the running to be the next 007 despite being in the market. His recommendation is former Skins actor Jack O’Connell, he can be found at an outside .
Poldark star Aidan Turner () leads the contenders for Craig’s successor, with Mad Max hunk Tom Hardy at a big mover in recent weeks.
It had looked for a long time that Luther hunk Idris Elba was favoured to take the iconic role, but he seems unfancied by our traders (how could they) at .
Some outsiders in the market include EastEnders star Danny Dyer at , an punt on Hugh Grant or whopping odds of on a certain Mr David Beckham. Heck, you can even get for Jamie Vardy to hang up his Golden Boots for a Golden Gun!
Spying his eye over the Bond market spokesman Paddy Power said: “Perhaps one of the hardest bits of Craig’s troubled life is the bombardment of Bond puns that he has to endure on a daily basis – such as my press releases.
“All I’d say to him would be ‘stop being an Octopussy, and think of the money’. After all, Diamonds Are Forever.”