Bond movie 'No Time To Die' delayed again by pandemic

Brenda Watkins
January 22, 2021

Coming back to No Time To Die, the film directed by Cary Joji Fukunaga is the 25th entry in the Bond franchise.

A screenshot of Daniel Craig in the new James Bond movie, "No time To Die". The film was delayed until November 2020, but as the pandemic failed to subside, it was again moved to April of this year.

Another motivation for MGM to squeeze as much money out of No Time to Die is that the film had a reported $250 million budget, making it the most expensive Bond film ever.

The movie's new debut date is October 8, according to an announcement on the James Bond website and Twitter feed on Thursday.

Updated writethru 9:17PM after 4:55pm post: As we told you earlier, MGM was moving 007 film No Time to Die to the fall and away from Easter weekend, April 2-4. In the United States, more than 400,000 people have died from Covid-19 while the situation is also dire in the UK.

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Different movies, similar to Warner Bros.' "Wonder Woman 1984", did a hybrid release opening in theaters and dropping on HBO Max around the same time. The movie will now hit theaters on October 8. Now, the film will only be available on Netflix from 29 January.

Even though an official confirmation is yet to be made, No Time To Die seems locked for a release in the last quarter of 2021.

"I would love the idea that people could go to the cinema and have the full effect of the big-screen energy behind the Bond, but I'm sure it's something the people who make these executive decisions are probably considering". Let us know in the comments below!

Other blockbusters affected by the pandemic include Jared Leto superhero film Morbius, sci-fi epic Dune and action sequel Top Gun: Maverick.

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