Not even a world pandemic can take away James Bond’s license to kill.
“No Time To Die” — the twenty fifth movie in the slick super-spy franchise — dropped a model new trailer through Twitter on Thursday morning.
Merely captioned, “The mission that changes each half begins … #NoTimeToDie,” the two-and-half-minute promo clip choices 52-year-old Daniel Craig in his swan music as 007.
MGM, Common and Bond producers Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli beforehand introduced that the movie was delayed on March 4 through Twitter: “After cautious consideration and thorough evaluation of the worldwide theatrical market, the discharge of ‘No Time To Die’ shall be postponed until November 2020.”
The distinctive premiere was set for March 31 on the Royal Albert Corridor, with a US launch date set for April 10. (The film’s China launch date was beforehand scrapped in mid-February.)
Nevertheless, plans modified when a pair customary fan web sites — The James Bond File and MI6 Headquarters — printed a joint open letter to the film’s producers, Wilson and Broccoli, citing public-safety points.
“It is actually not simple to say this: The discharge of ‘No Time To Die’ should be postponed,” the open letter to EON, MGM and Common be taught. “It is time to position public properly being above promoting launch schedules and the worth of cancelling publicity events . . . It’s solely a movie.”
The official launch date is now set for November 20.
The film’s plot finds Bond’s “retirement” in Jamaica decrease fast when earlier pal Felix Leiter (Jeffrey Wright) reaches out for help rescuing a kidnapped scientist, which finally ends up in the enduring martini drinker squaring off with high-tech villain Safin, carried out by Oscar winner Rami Malek.
Returning strong members embrace Ralph Fiennes, Léa Seydoux and Naomie Harris. New additions embrace buzzworthy new Bond babe Ana De Armas, who moreover starred reverse Craig in the darkly comic murder thriller “Knives Out.”
Plus, Brit actress Lashana Lynch, 31, made headlines last July when rumors broke that she was taking over James Bond’s iconic designation in what was hyped as a “popcorn-dropping second”from the franchise’s twenty fifth movie.
After years of debate a fewwant for the Bond flicks to scrub up, the lady who carried out fighter pilot Maria Rambeau reverse Brie Larson in the blockbuster “Captain Marvel” appears set to modernize the enduring action assortment.
And Lynch’s doing it with an helpfrom screenwriter Phoebe Waller-Bridge, of Emmy-winning “Fleabag” and “Killing Eve” fame.
However sit back, purist superfans: Lynch’s character, Nomi, is merely taking over the important thing agent amount after he retires from MI6 — she’s not assuming the place of Bond.