- It was originally scheduled for a London premiere last March.
- That was delayed until November due to the pandemic.
- The film “will now be released on October 8,” a statement said.
James Bond movie long overdue No time to die was postponed again due to Thursday’s pandemic, and the MGM study confirmed that the next 007 mission will not take place until October.
The release of the 25th installment of the fictional British spy saga has already been delayed several times. It was originally scheduled for a London premiere last March, before it was delayed until November by the global spread of Covid-19.
With the coronavirus still sweeping the world and thousands of movie theaters closed again due to lockdowns, the film’s April 2021 release dates have also been dropped.
“NO TIME TO DIE, the 25th film in the James Bond series, scheduled to premiere on April 2, 2021, will now be released worldwide on October 8, 2021, “MGM said in a statement to AFP.
The film directed by Cary Joji Fukunaga (Beasts of no nation, Real detective) is expected to be Craig’s last appearance as the suave British spy, after starring in four previous films.
See Bond pulled out of retirement in Jamaica by his old friend and CIA agent Felix Leiter.
Rami Malek (Bohemian Rhapsody) plays Bond’s adversary Safin, while Lashana Lynch, Lea Seydoux, Ana de Armas and Ben Whishaw also star.
No time to die It’s just one of dozens of major Hollywood titles left in limbo by the pandemic as studios weigh whether to delay their release dates indefinitely or opt for online releases that deprive them of vital box office profits.
Produced at a cost of around $ 250 million, the film’s success is crucial for MGM, while Universal Pictures will distribute the film overseas.
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