COVID-19 VIRUS COMPELS ‘NO TIME TO DIE’ PRODUCERS TO POSTPONE RELEASE DATE
Written by thrilliant on March 5, 2020
Bond producers announce new November release date for ‘No Time To Die’ due to Corona Virus.
The 007 franchise latest making ‘NO TIME TO DIE’ joins the increasing list of global theatrical releases delayed in the wake of the outbreak. Currently affecting China, European countries, the US and most recently Nigeria.
In a statement confirming the update on their official Twitter handle @007. The makers shared that the decision follows a “careful evaluation of the theatrical market place.
MGM, Universal and Bond producers, Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli, announced today that after careful consideration and thorough evaluation of the global theatrical marketplace, the release of NO TIME TO DIE will be postponed until November 2020. pic.twitter.com/a9h1RP5OKd
— James Bond (@007) March 4, 2020Advertisement
China is one of the largest film markets and a release that potentially shuns the country could irreparably affect ‘ No Time To Die’ and its global box office earnings. Hence its new UK release on November 12, 2020, and US on November 25, 2020.
The ‘ No Time To Die’ film stars Daniel Craig in his final appearance as James Bond, one of the reasons fans are geared up for it. It also stars Lashana Lynch, Ana de Armas and Rami Malek.