Daniel Craig’s fifth and ultimate James Bond film has been by means of a number of launch dates already. Originally, No Time To Die was set to launch in November 2019, then February 2020 and at last this April. However, the coronavirus pandemic noticed the movie pushed again months to November this 12 months.
Yet with circumstances of the virus rising within the US, an extra delay – presumably into 2021 – is now allegedly anticipated.
According to The Sun’s LA supply: “There are very secret discussions moving forward about what to do.”
The insider identified how Craig’s Bond films have been nice financially and on the finish of the day, it’s the film enterprise, so choices for the absolute best field workplace must be made.
Allegedly, if No Time To Die made lower than half a billion it can “be deemed a disaster” by the studios concerned.
Spectre revamped $880 million on the international field workplace and 50th anniversary Bond film Skyfall was the primary 007 movie to make over $1 billion.
No doubt MGM and EON productions (in addition to distributors Universal Artists and Universal Pictures) will likely be hoping for one more billion-dollar film in No Time To Die.
Bond information web site MI6 HQ have identified how Universal have already pushed slasher film Halloween Kills an entire 12 months from October 16 this 12 months to October 2021.
And with No Time To Die having the identical distributor and being set for launch simply three weeks after the horror sequel was set to hit cinemas, it wouldn’t be shocking if Bond 25 is moved to 2021 too.
In response, the cinema chains replied with savage open letters informing Universal they’d not display screen their films in the event that they caught to this plan.
However, AMC theatres, which owns Odeon, said of their quarterly earnings: “While we are in active dialogue with Universal, no movies made by Universal Studios are currently on our docket.”
While in accordance with Film Stories, AMC CEO Adam Aron stated final month: “Relations are warm with Universal”
“They have always been warm, and I’m using that as a good word.”
He added: “There’s nothing private about this situation with Universal.
“I’ve nice respect for Universal’s executives.
“It’s simply a problem about cash. We are in lively dialogue with Universal.”
No Time To Die is presently set for UK launch on November 12, 2020.