New James Bond movie No Time To Die delayed until April 2021
The new James Bond movie No Time To Die has been delayed until the spring of 2021.
The film was due to be released into UK cinemas on November 12th, with the US and other territories following on November 20th, but has now been pushed back.
As things stand, the movie will be released on April 2nd in 2021.
MGM, Universal and Bond producers, Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli, today announced the release of NO TIME TO DIE, the 25th film in the James Bond series, will be delayed until 2 April 2021 in order to be seen by a worldwide theatrical audience. pic.twitter.com/NqHlU24Ho3— James Bond (@007) October 2, 2020
We understand the delay will be disappointing to our fans but we now look forward to sharing NO TIME TO DIE next year.— James Bond (@007) October 2, 2020
No Time To Die has suffered a series of delays. It was originally scheduled for November 2019, but was postponed to February 2020, and then to April 2020 after the exit of director Danny Boyle, then to November 2020 amid the Coronavirus pandemic. It has now been delayed again.
The film is Daniel Craig's final movie as James Bond.
It will see Lashana Lynch, Rami Malek and Ana De Armas join the cast, while Ralph Fiennes, Naomie Harris, Christoph Waltz Ben Whishaw, Lea Seydoux and Jeffrey Wright will be returning to star.
Both Scott Z.Burns and Fleabag creator Phoebe Waller-Bridge have been named as writers along with director Cary Fukunaga and long-time 007 scribes Robert Wade and Neal Purvis.
The film picks up five years after the capture of Waltz's Ernst Stavro Blofeld and 007 has left active service to pursue his relationship with Dr Madeleine Swann.
Then, out of the blue, he is approached by old friend Felix Leiter, who enlists his help in the search for Valdo Obruchev, a missing scientist.
When it becomes apparent that Obruchev was abducted, Bond must confront a danger the likes of which the world has never seen before.