The movie, which stars Daniel Craig as the trendy spy, was set to open on April 2. But MGM introduced on Thursday that it might push the motion movie to October 8.
This is the third time the movie has been delayed because the coronavirus pandemic began. It was initially set to open in North American theaters on April 10, 2020.
The shifting schedule of “No Time to Die” is a logo of the pandemic’s influence on Hollywood. The 25th movie within the Bond sequence was the primary main film to be delayed due to the pandemic, nevertheless it was removed from the final.
Other movies, like Warner Bros.’ “Wonder Woman 1984,” did a hybrid launch opening in theaters and dropping on HBO Max on the identical day. Some movies like Pixar’s “Soul” and Disney’s “Mulan” have skipped US theaters totally opting to debut on streaming.
The delay of “No Time to Die” is a large blow to theater homeowners who’re determined to get audiences again. Yet shifting the movie to a later date is a powerful sign that it could possibly be months earlier than issues return to regular on the motion pictures.
Sony additionally mentioned on Thursday that “Ghostbusters: Afterlife,” the sequel to the favored Ghostbusters franchise, can be transferring from June 6 to November 11.
Now theater homeowners, whose enterprise has been ravaged by the outbreak, and the remainder of Hollywood watch to see if a brand new batch of blockbuster shall be postponed within the coming weeks.
The subsequent large movies on the calendar are “Black Widow,” which is about for May 7, and “F9,” which is about for May 28.