No Time To Die has changed its release date again. The Daniel Craig James Bond movie now eyes an October release date.
James Bond isn”t risking the pandemic! The makers of No Time To Die have decided to shift the release date again. The Bond 25 movie, which was to be Daniel Craig’s final run as James Bond in the franchise, was delayed from 2020 to April 2021 release owing to the pandemic. With the COVID-19 situation still not under control, No Time To Die has decided to wait it out until October to hit the theatres. The franchise’s Twitter handle shared a poster from the movie and revealed the new release date.
“NO TIME TO DIE 8 October 2021,” the Twitter handle tweeted. Entertainment Tonight revealed the makers have issued a statement to confirm the change in date. They noted that the change in date was “in order to be seen by a worldwide theatrical audience.” The statement added, “We understand the delay will be disappointing to our fans.” The change in release date comes as no surprise for the chatter about the shift had begun a few days ago.
Deadline reported that the production house has been considering pushing the movie from Easter release to a Fall release. It was also revealed that MGM, which handles the domestics of No Time To Die, offered to the movie to online streamers with a jaw-dropping price tag of $600 million. However, online platforms couldn’t afford to cough out the stated massive amount.
No Time To Die sees Craig as Bond, Ben Whishaw returning as Q, Naomie Harris reprising Eve Moneypenny and Ralph Fiennes as M. Whereas, Lashana Lynch plays a new double-0, Ana de Armas as a CIA agent and Rami Malek as the villain.
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