No Time To Die - North Yorkshire actor in running to be the next James Bond
A North Yorkshire actor is one of the favourites to replace Daniel Craig as 007 as the latest James Bond film is about to come out in cinemas.
No Time To Die is the 25th film in the James Bond franchise and comes out today. The conversation is opening yet again about who could replace Daniel Craig to play the next James Bond.
In the running is North Yorkshire’s own James Norton, with odds of 3/1 on the William Hill website.
Norton grew up in Ampleforth, near Malton, where he went to Ampleforth College. He then carried out work experience at the Stephen Joseph Theatre at 15 before moving to London.
He has gone on to have major roles in Happy Valley, Little Women, Grantchester and McMafia.
The top 10 names in the running on the William Hill site include Rege Jean Page (5/2), Tom Hardy (3/1), Luke Evans (6/1), Idris Elba (8/1), Henry Cavill (8/1), Suranne Jones (9/1), Lashana Lynch (10/1), Tom Hiddleston (12/1), Sam Heughan (12/1) and Jack Lowden (16/1).
Some other familiar names in the running on the William Hill site include David Beckham (1000/1), Piers Morgan (1000/1), Phoebe Waller-Bridge (1000/1) and Colin Firth (1000/1).