We finally have an official release date for the upcoming James Bond movie, No Time To Die, which has been confirmed for September, so not too long to wait.
In what has been a torturous wait for fans of the James Bond series over the past 5 years, from rumours that Daniel Craig wouldn’t film the 25th film in the franchise, to confirming it would be his last role…
From the COVID-19 delays and rescheduling that has seen the film delayed from March 2020, November 2020 to September 2021 in the UK/Europe, it has certainly been a difficult mission.
But now we have confirmation that the world premiere has been confirmed for September 28th in London.
The film always debuts its first world premiere in London usually making money for charity at the Royal Albert Hall, along with guests from the Royal Family along with Hollywood stars.
No Time To Die finally has a release date
The last premiere in October 2015 saw guests such as The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge William and Katherine there to enjoy the film as the official Royal Film Performance.
The film is set to debut in the UK on September 30th and in the US on October 8th.
With the Delta Variant emerging worldwide there was some concern the film would delay further, but as we mentioned just over a week ago here at Small Screen, the marketing promotion had already begun which suggested the release was never in doubt.
For many in the UK, the film’s 25th release will be seen as the saviour of the cinema industry which is still struggling to get back to normality after a year of lockdowns and capacity restrictions.
If there is one man who can save the day, and appeal to a wider audience, it’s James Bond.
The last release in 2015 Spectre took over $800m worldwide with $680m coming from outside the USA. Skyfall in 2012 raked in a massive $1.1billion worldwide with $804m coming from outside the US.
In the UK, both films took $124m (£90m) and $161m (£118m) respectively and will be a much-needed revenue boost for independent cinemas and chains alike.
The producers’ keen desire to see the film stick with a theatrical window against the backdrop of blockbusters such as Black Widow and Suicide Squad jump onto streaming at the same time is hoped to pay dividends.
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