‘No Time to Die’ pushed to April 2021
On Friday, MGM Studios introduced that Daniel Craig’s newest flip as British spy James Bond would now not arrive in theaters on Nov. 20. As an alternative, the movie has been postponed to April 2, 2021.
“No Time to Die” is the most recent blockbuster to depart the autumn film slate within the wake of the lackluster efficiency of Warner Bros. “Tenet” on the home field workplace. Some had predicted that the James Bond movie might stick round due to its reliance on worldwide ticket gross sales. Cinemas abroad have seen audiences return in droves whereas U.S. moviegoers have stayed dwelling.
The choice to maneuver the movie appears to have come as coronavirus instances within the U.S. proceed to spike and instances in Europe have additionally began to rise as soon as extra.
This delay is one more blow to the film theaters, which have struggled after being shuttered for months as a result of pandemic. Main chains solely simply reopened in August.
With “No Time to Die” pushed to 2021, Disney’s “Soul,” an animated Pixar movie, is now the subsequent massive film set for theatrical launch. Nonetheless, it’s like that movie, too, might go away for subsequent yr.
Disclosure: Comcast owns NBCUniversal and CNBC. Common is releasing “No Time To Die” internationally whereas MGM handles the home launch.