Tom Hiddleston thinks that being in the running for James Bond is a ‘weird’ thing to have to deal with.

The British star, who is being touted as Daniel Craig’s successor, has admitted to being ‘overwhelmed’ by the rumours that are circulating.

“I’m having unreal conversations with people about this because I don’t know w the rumours have sprung from.”

“He added:”It’s difficult, because everyone has very strong opinions about Bond, and who should play him.

My name is just an idea in people’s minds, yet it’s becoming overwhelming.

They threw huge amounts of money at him, but it just wasn’t what he wanted.

“He had told people after shooting that this would be his final outing, but the film company still felt he could come around after Spectre if he was offered a money deal.”

Tom Hiddleston