Daniel Craig has delivered five films in his career as James Bond, but his era came to an end last year with “ No Time to Die ”. It goes without saying that many actors now want to succeed him. Even superstars like Dwayne Johnson, Ryan Reynolds and Tom Holland have publicly expressed their interest. But their chances are minimal. A Netflix newcomer who took off in 2020 is currently the hottest favorite to succeed Craig: Regé-Jean Page .
According to an analysis by betting aggregator Us Bookies , the ” Bridgerton ” star currently has the best odds of 11/4 for the 007 role. If you want to know which stars are also traded as favorites, then click on the link at the end of the article. But first, let’s introduce you to Regé-Jean Page.
This is Rege Jean-Page
Regé-Jean Page, born in 1988, is the son of a Zimbabwean mother and an English father. He spent his early childhood in Zimbabwe but later moved to London where he attended drama school. As a teenager he got smaller parts in TV series and was even allowed to stand in front of the camera in ” Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1 “, but only as an extra. In 2018 he had a supporting role in Peter Jackson’s flopped fantasy film Mortal Engines . But his breakthrough came two years later with the Netflix mega hit Bridgerton.
Netflix Rege Jean Page in Bridgerton
In “Bridgerton”, which currently occupies number 1 in the all-time Netflix top 10 of the most successful English-language series seasons, Regé-Jean Page plays Simon Basset alias the Duke of Hastings and thus the love interest of the female main character. With his charming appearance, he not only conquered Daphne Bridgerton, but also the hearts of numerous viewers. His upcoming projects include the fantasy epic Dungeons & Dragons and the spy thriller The Gray Man , the most expensive Netflix film of all time .
There are a handful of good reasons for Regé-Jean Page as the new James Bond. On the one hand he is British, on the other hand at 34 he is still young enough to be able to fill the role for a long time. He has that ahead of other candidates such as Idris Elba, who is often traded as the new 007, who at 49 would only be an option for a short-term solution.
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