No Time To Die has had its runtime revealed, and it sounds like it’s going to be a long one.
According to the Mail On Sunday, the current edit of Cary Fukunaga’s James Bond movie is at two hours and 54 minutes.
If that really is the case, then No Time To Die will overtake Spectre as the longest James Bond movie ever made.
“Distributors and cinemas have to be told well in advance how long a film is so they can plan the number of daily screenings,” the source told The Mail On Sunday.
“This film is so long because they were constantly adding pages to the script and filming went on way longer than was scheduled.”
It sounds like they were constantly rewriting scenes whilst on set, which is never a good sign.
However, despite that, the source went on the state that the film is “great”.
Spectre is currently the longest Bond movie of all time with a runtime of 2 hours 28 minutes.
No Time To Die’s Runtime is almost three hours
It was reported that Fleabag and Killing Eve Season 1 writer, Phoebe Waller-Bridge was brought in to do rewrites on No Time To Die’s script.
This might be one of the reasons why the film has ended up being so long.
I’m going to be honest here, I really do not mind a long Bond movie.
If the film needs to be longer, then let it be so.
Hopefully, Fukunaga, Craig and Waller-Bridge have been able to make a really good Bond movie.
I’m keeping my fingers crossed that it’ll be the best James Bond movie of all time.
What do you make of No Time To Die’s runtime? Do you think clocking in at almost three hours is too much?
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