The 25th Bond — pushed back from its original April launch due to the COVID-19 pandemic — is set for release in November.
Bond is back.
After an unexpectedly 007-less 2020 so far, with No Time to Die pushed from its original April launch date due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Universal has fired up the marketing motors of the 25th installment of Eon’s spy franchise ahead of its delayed November release.
No Time To Die, directed by Cary Joji Fukunaga, became the first major studio blockbuster to have its release postponed as the novel coronavirus took hold. It’s currently due for launch Nov. 12 in the U.K. and Nov. 20 in the U.S., with MGM is handling distribution in North America via United Artists Releasing, with Universal on international duties.
Rumurs began swirling in July that these dates were in jeopardy due to the ongoing impact of the pandemic and the film would likely be pushed back to 2021, but Universal refuted the claims.
Alongside Craig, No Time to Die also stars Bond returnees Lea Seydoux, Ben Whishaw, Naomie Harris, Ralph Fiennes and Christoph Waltz, along with franchise newcomers Rami Malek, Ana de Armas and Lashana Lynch.