Who will be the new James Bond? The favourite is still Tom Hardy with odds of 5/ 2. Second place is currently spilt between Aidan Turner and. Speculation over who could be the next James Bond is in full swing. over which actor will take his place and become the next James Bond. After ruling himself out of returning as Bond in , Daniel Craig has also refused to confirm that he will be taking on the mantle again. So who will be the.