The release date of Daniel Craig’s final James Bond film, No Time to Die, has been pushed back to November 2020 due to the impact of the coronavirus.
No Time to Die, the latest installment of the James Bond film series and Daniel Craig’s final outing as 007, was set to be released in the UK and international theaters on April 2 followed by a U.S. debut on April 10. However, MGM, Eon, and Universal have announced the studios are postponing the release dates of No Time to Die to November 2020 following “careful consideration and thorough evaluation of the global theatrical marketplace.”
Now, No Time to Die will be released in the U.K. on November 12, 2020, with worldwide release dates to follow. In the United States, Daniel Craig’s final James Bond film will be released on November 25, the Wednesday before Americans celebrate Thanksgiving.
Check out the post below to read the full statement from MGM, Universal and Bond producers, Michael G Wilson and Barbara Broccoli.
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MGM, Universal and Bond producers, Michael G Wilson and Barbara Broccoli, announced today that after careful consideration and thorough evaluation of the global theatrical marketplace, the release of NO TIME TO DIE will be postponed until November 2020. The film will be released in the U.K. on November 12, 2020 with worldwide release dates to follow, including the US launch on November 25, 2020.
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Here is the official synopsis for Daniel Craig’s No Time to Die:
Bond has left active service and is enjoying a tranquil life in Jamaica. His peace is short-lived when his old friend Felix Leiter from the CIA turns up asking for help. The mission to rescue a kidnapped scientist turns out to be far more treacherous than expected, leading Bond onto the trail of a mysterious villain armed with dangerous new technology.
Directed by Cary Joji Fukunaga from a script co-written by Neal Purvis & Robert Wade and Phoebe Waller-Bridge, No Time to Die stars Daniel Craig, Ralph Fiennes, Naomie Harris, Ben Whishaw, Lea Seydoux, Rory Kinnear, Jeffrey Wright, Rami Malek, Ana de Armas, Lashana Lynch, Billy Magnussen, David Dencik and Dali Benssalah.
No Time To Die will be released in theaters on April 10, 2020.