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‘Bond’ Star A Favorite To Replace Peter Capaldi

Following the shocking news that Peter Capaldi would be departing Doctor Who later this year, there is now a shortlist as to who may replace the fan-favorite actor and at the top of the list? Ben Whishaw.

Whishaw’s odds of becoming the new Doctor are placed have been placed at 6/1 by U.K. based bookmakers William Hill. The actor is best known for playing Q in the James Bond film Skyfall as well as his roles in Cloud Atlas and the voice of Paddington in Paddington. Last year, he also starred in Broadway’s The Crucible alongside Saoirse Ronan.

Other potential candidates include The IT Crowd‘s Richard Ayoade, Whishaw’s Bond co-star Rory Kinnear, and Harry Potter’s own Rupert Grint.

Who would make the best replacement for Capaldi?

Source: Entertainment Weekly

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