James Bond movie 'No Time to Die' gets new release date

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Daniel Craig in 'No Time to Die.'
Daniel Craig in 'No Time to Die.'
Screengrab: YouTube/James Bond 007
  • The 25th James Bond movie No Time To Die has a new release date.
  • The film's release was postponed to November due to the coronavirus pandemic.
  • This will be Daniel Craig's last outing as the titular character.


The release date of the 25th James Bond movie has been brought forward.

The news was announced on the official Twitter account on Saturday. They wrote: "The return of old friends in No Time to Die. In cinemas 12th November UK, 20th November US."

SEE THE TWEET HERE:

In March the studio announced that the films 2 April release was postponed to 25 November due to the coronavirus pandemic.

This will be Daniel Craig's last outing as the titular character. The 51-year-old is the longest-serving James Bond he has been in the role for 14 years overtaking Sir Roger Moore.

READ MORE| Daniel Craig overtakes Roger Moore to become the longest-serving James Bond

In No Time to Die Bond has left active service and is enjoying a tranquil life in Jamaica. His peace is short-lived when his old friend Felix Leiter from the CIA turns up asking for help. The mission to rescue a kidnapped scientist turns out to be far more treacherous than expected, leading Bond onto the trail of a mysterious villain armed with dangerous new technology.

Earlier this week it was revealed that Bond would be a father in the upcoming movie.

Returning cast include Naomi Harris as Moneypenny, Léa Seydoux as Dr Madeleine Swann, Ben Whishaw as Q, Rory Kinnear as Tanner and Ralph Fiennes as M.

Joining the cast are Lashana Lynch, David Denick, Ana De Armas, Dali Benssalah, Billy Magnussen and Rami Malek, who will play the villain.

The film has been plagued by production problems and issues since filming started, including Daniel getting injured and director Danny Boyle withdrawing from the project and being replaced with Cary Fukunaga.

Earlier this year it was announced that 18-year-old singer-songwriter Billie Eilish would be performing the theme song for the film.

WATCH THE TRAILER HERE:

A new South African release date has yet to be announced. 

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