Written by Sara Bordon, March 11, 2016

He’s just won his first Oscar but Leonardo DiCaprio is already looking for his next starring role – and James Bond could be just the character he’s looking for!

The 41-year-old is said to have already been offered the part of 007 and is ‘seriously considering it’.

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 14:  Leonardo Dicaprio, winner of Best Actor for 'The Revenant' poses in the winners room at the EE British Academy Film Awards at The Royal Opera House on February 14, 2016 in London, England.  (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage)

‘The thought of all the cool gadgets, gunplay and chase scenes excites him, and at this point in his career, he’s ready to take a gamble,’ says an insider.

After Daniel Craig revealed that he would be stepping down from the famous role after four films, there’s been a lot of speculation about who would take the iconic character, with Idris Elba, Tom Hiddleston and Tom Hardy all tipped to play Bond.

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But it seems there was one more name to add to the list and after his Oscar win, Leo is fast becoming a front-runner.

The Revenant star only has one project planned for this year – the movie Conquest – so he’ll have more than enough time to get himself in tip-top shape to play the sexy lothario!

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