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

The Australian actor has uploaded a seven-second video to Twitter (that’s 0.07 seconds) of himself sipping a Martini and delivering the classic line “shaken, not stirred”.

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.

“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.