Did Hugh Jackman just audition to be the next James Bond?

The Australian actor has uploaded a seven-second video (that's 0.07 seconds) of himself sipping a Martini and delivering the classic line, "Shaken, not stirred".

SHAKEN, NOT STIRRED.

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Best known for playing Wolverine in the X-Men series, Jackman's cryptic video has sent Bond fans into a frenzy.

"Preparing to be the next #Bond? ;)" Der Vereinfacher tweeted.

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"That's part of your preparation for the next James Bond, right? Also drove some rounds with the Aston Martin already?" Talin D tweeted.

Jackman has previously been rumoured to take over the role of the super spy from current-Bond Daniel Craig, who is expected to leave the franchise.

- AAP