The Duke of Hastings might be getting a brand-new title: 007.
At least, that’s what wagering company Ladbrokes claims. Regé-Jean Page, 31, who stars as the qualified bachelor Simon Bassett on Netflix’s brand-new Shonda Rhimes series Bridgerton, increased his chances of ending up being the next James Bond to 5/1, per Variety.
The news follows Page himself sustained speculation that he remained in the running for the function of the secret representative, who has actually been played by star Daniel Craig given that 2006’s Casino Royale. On Dec. 16, the star tweeted a video of his Bridgerton character, in addition to the caption “Regency, royalty. Shaken and stirred,” which lots of viewed as a nod to Bond’s well-known martini choice.
Fans completely concurred that Page would make the best spy.
One tweeted, “Watching Bridgerton and thinking that @regejean would make a brilliant new James Bond.”
Another added, “If @regejean is the new James Bond… I’ll actually watch a James Bond.”