Speculation had been widespread over who would play the next Bond, with Tom Hiddleston and Idris I'd been away from home for a year,” the actor recalled. Why Riz Ahmed should be the · Michael Fassbender · Daniel Craig · James Bond. Daniel Craig and Adele are set to return for the latest Bond movie. Daniel Craig is reportedly bidding farewell to the role of James Bond, leaving the iconic part open for another leading actor. By GQ 20 Jun The new SPECTRE trailer looks fantastic. The best woman, meanwhile, appears to be Gillian Anderson - the X-Files star signalled her willingness to be the first female Bond by retweeting a mocked-up poster of her as the secret agent last month, reported the Daily Telegraph. According to the Mirror, he has opted to switch his focus to new projects, saying: It may be more than half a century since Ian Fleming conjured up the Special Executive for Counter-intelligence, Terrorism, Revenge and Extortion — otherwise known as Spectre — but film executives are banking on the old enemy to give the venerable secret agent another new lease of life. This week's City of Tiny Lights shows Riz Ahmed should be the new We've noticed that you are using an ad blocker. A Nottingham girl playing Bond is never going to happen in a million years — but it would be genius if it did, wouldn't it? Birmingham City FC Birmingham City: The Thor actor would be a unique choice and he'd definitely look dapper in a suit, but whether directors will back him to bring enough 'oomph' remains to be seen. What to wear this year Festivals 70 items 15 Jun Gillian Anderson sent the Twittersphere ablaze when she posted a mock-up of herself as the spy with the caption: BRAVe face Charlotte Church makes her first public appearance since she tragically lost her unborn baby. Poldark actor Aidan Turner is currently favourite to play the next James Bond [Getty]. Poldark's Aidan Turner, Mad Max star Tom Hardy, Luther actor Idris Elba and Homeland's Damian Lewis are also in the top five. Thor makes thunderous impact for Marvel. Steven Spielberg wants Idris Elba to be the first black Matt Damon: Arsene Wenger to be England manager?