News - November 8, 2019

No Time To Die to be most expensive James Bond movie in franchise's history
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No Time To Die to be most expensive James Bond movie in franchise's history

No Time To Die, the new James Bond movie, will be the most expensive in the franchise's history. 

According to the Hollywood Reporter, the bill for the new movie comes in at $250 million, which puts it five million dollars ahead of Spectre. 

That makes it $100 million more expensive than Casino Royale and $50 million above both Quantum Of Solace and Skyfall. 

The new film will see Lashana Lynch, Rami Malek and Ana De Armas join the cast, while Ralph Fiennes, Naomie Harris, Ben Whishaw, Leya 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 new Bond movie's official synopsis reads as follows: 

"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..."

No Time To Die will hit cinemas on April 3rd in the UK and in the US on April 8th in 2020.

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