Alfred Hitchcock is odds on favorite to be the face of new 20 pound bill

Earlier this year, the Bank of England announced that a creative figure will replace economist Adam Smith on the £20 note by the year 2020. Unlike the U.S. Treasury, the Bank of England swaps faces on their money rather often. Winston Churchill and Jane Austen are slated to appear on the £5 note and £10 note in the next couple years, respectively. 

After the announcement was made, speculation began as to who would make the bill. Well, Ladbrokes, a British betting and gaming company, has released odds for honor — and a MeTV personality is in the lead. 

Iconic director Alfred Hitchcock is booked at 4/1 odds over the likes of Charlie Chaplin, Laurence Olivier and J.M.W. Turner. Fans of movie monsters should be cheering for effects pioneer Ray Harryhausen, who comes in as a 100/1 longshot. Check out all the odds on the Ladbrokes site.

The Bank of England is expected to announce a new face in the spring of 2016.

Which creative figure would you like to see on American money?

Catch The Alfred Hitchcock Hour every weeknight at 3AM/2C on MeTV.
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John 45 months ago
I remember visiting Austalia in 2012 and being thrilled to find Charles Darwin on their $20.00 bill. The U.S. doesn't do enough to commemorate our great scientists.
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