Tom Hanks recently said his Bond of choice would be Idris Elba
The UK boasts one of the finest theatre cultures in the world, so it's no surprise that it also attracts some of the biggest talent to its stages.
Names such as Rege-Jean Page, Sope Dirisu and Paapa Essiedu have previously been touted
The star said he feels very supported.
The show has been a massive success.
Norton, who plays villain Tommy Lee Royce in the hit BBC show, was talking to The News Agents podcast about making the final series of the much-loved show.
Norton is 3/1 with the bookies to be the next James Bond.
The actor shared a series of pictures he'd taken while filming the show including a selfie with publicity-shy Sarah Lancashire.
The actor said he 'didn't have the greatest time' at boarding school.
The gritty drama is returning for a final season after six years away.
The show hasn't been on TV since 2016.
The hit police thriller returns for one last instalment.
It’s not because he’s reputedly dating War and Peace co-star Jessie Buckley, or because we’re old enough to be his mother. After stealing into our living rooms two years ago as the psychopathic Tommy Lee Royce in Sally Wainwright’s acclaimed Happy Valley series, this phenomenal young actor has managed to nab the comfy spot on the sofa this year and looks like he won’t be shifted anytime soon. Inhabiting three entirely different roles in as many months has not only brought him to the attention of the wider populace, it’s also put him in the frame for James Bond.
With roles in Grantchester, Happy Valley and now War and Peace making him a household name in Britain, could hunky James Norton be the latest star to ditch us and swan off to Hollywood? The 30-year-old actor, who plays brooding Prince Andrei in the new BBC adaptation of Tolstoy’s classic, has admitted he is already going “back and forth” between the UK and the US in a bid to make it over there. James is hoping to emulate the success of his War and Peace co-star Lily James, who starred in a little movie called Cinderella last year.