Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the whole of the entertainment industry had come to a standstill. The release date of many Hollywood movies got postponed and their shooting got halted. Meanwhile, as the film industry resumes itself, there’s a piece of news for James Bond fans.
The release date of Daniel Craig starrer James Bond installment No Time To Die has been preponed by five days. Previously it was slated to release on November 25 but now it will be released in November 2020. The news of the change in release date was announced by the official Twitter handle of James Bond. The move comes after King Kong vs. Godzilla was moved from November 20 to May 21, 2021.
The tweet read, “The return of old friends in NO TIME TO DIE. In cinemas 12th November UK, 20th November US.”
James Bond’s 25th franchise film was originally scheduled for release in November 2019 but the date was postponed first to February 2020 and then to April 2020, following the departure of the original director of the film, Danny Boyle. Boyle was replaced by Fukunaga.
It was announced earlier this year, in March, that the release date of the film was postponed until November due to the coronavirus outbreak.
No Time To Die” is Craig’s fifth portrayal as James Bond. He has essayed the role in “Casino Royale” (2006), “Quantum Of Solace” (2008), “Skyfall” (2012), and “Spectre” (2015). It is being widely speculated that Craig will make way for a female Bond, to be played by Lashana Lynch, in the next film of the series.
The film also features Lea Seydoux, Rami Malek, and Ana De Armas.