James Bond’s No Time To Die hits theaters. ‘Set to be delayed again’ following Daniel Craig’s last outing when 007 was pushed back multiple times amid the COVID-19 crisis.
No Time To Die̵7;s release date was reportedly delayed once again, according to reports Tuesday.
The film is currently scheduled for April 2, but Dutch publisher BN DeStem claims cinema owner Carlo Lambregts said it would postpone to November.
Deadline also reports that promotional partners have been informed that Daniel Craig’s final outing as 007 is ready to change its release date.
Transformation: James Bond’s No Time To Die hits theaters. ‘Was slated to be postponed again’ amid the COVID-19 crisis, according to reports Tuesday (pictured Daniel Craig)
Despite the claims made by Lambregts, the publication suggested that while a delay was expected, But there is still no new release date set.
Due Date added that while a specific date has not yet been decided, they are reported to be moving to a new date in the fall.
The film, directed by Cary Joji Fukunaga, was originally slated for April 2020 but was postponed back to November before it was changed again in April 2021 due to the coronavirus outbreak.
MailOnline has contacted EON Productions for comment.
Delay: BN DeStem claims the film will be delayed until November, while the deadline reports that promotional partners have been informed that the film is ready to change its release date.
No Time To Die is the 25th film in the franchise and meets Bond after he leaves his job and enjoys a quiet life in Jamaica when his former friend Felix Leiter played by Jeffrey Wright from the CIA asked for help.
From his seemingly happy life with Madeleine. (Lia Say Duce) Bond returns to the pitch to face up with Safin (Rami Malek) armed with a new dangerous technology that could affect the world.
After pushing the release of the film back in April 2021 in October, MGM shattered rumors that it was thinking of offering the film to its streaming service with a one-year license deal worth $ 600 million.
Not Coming Soon: MGM defeated rumors in October last year that it was thinking of offering movies to its streaming service with a one-year $ 600 million license deal.
‘We do not comment on the rumors. The film is not sold. The film was postponed until April 2021 to preserve the theatrical experience for moviegoers, ‘an MGM spokesperson told Variety.
Bloomberg News reports that Netflix, Amazon and Apple have been contacted about the possibility of the film being offered for Premium VOD.
However, according to Deadline.com, none of the streaming services are willing to pay more than half the amount that the studios are looking for.
Suspension: The film was scheduled for April 2020 but was postponed in November before it was changed to April 2021 due to the COVID-19 crisis.