James Bond’s 25th movie has been pretty eventful already, and the film hasn’t even come out yet. There have been all sort of issues on the set of No Time To Die, but it looks like they’ve managed to get through everything relatively unscathed and have wrapped on production.
No Time To Die will be Daniel Craig’s last time playing the iconic British spy, a.k.a. 007, and headlines were made when it was revealed that he might be replaced by a woman.
The film initially was going to be directed by Danny Boyle, but he backed out when it was revealed that the film’s producers were overly keen on the script that he and his regular scriptwriter had come up with.
Boyle told Empire Magazine that the screenplay he had been working on with regular writing partner John Hodge wasn’t what the producers had expected, and the director revealed he opted to quit the project rather than abandon the script and work with someone other than Hodge.
In retrospect, Boyle’s actions show how loyal he is to his creative partners, and I like that. That said, I would have liked to have seen what he and Hodge had come up with on-screen.
No Time To Die has finished shooting
So, Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli went out and hired Cary Joji Fukunaga, and then there were some reports that he was playing PlayStation (Red Dead Redemption 2 supposedly) on set and wouldn’t come out of his trailer.
It’s unsure how true those reports are, but it’s quite a funny story.
Anyway, they’ve officially got through all of the issues and have wrapped production, and they posted an image of Craig and Fukunaga celebrating wrapping production.
No Time To Die is set to hit UK cinemas on April 3rd, 2020. Are you looking to see it?
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