The latest James Bond movie “No Time To Die” on Friday announced the world premiere date for the movie in September.
However, the movie release might be delayed for the fourth time according to speculations. This is as a result of the Corona Virus pandemic.
Confirming the official premiere date, a post on the official @007 Bond Twitter account made known that the red carpet world premiere for the Universal Pictures and MGM film would take place in London on Sept. 28, ahead of the planned Sept. 30 release date in U.K. movie theaters.
The post further stated that the movie will be released in the United States on Oct. 8.
Following the outbreak of the pandemic, the premiere date for “No Time To Die” has been postponed three times since it’s original scheduled date in April 2020. The setback was due to the restrictions placed on movie theaters around the world and the limitations placed on audience capacity.
James Bond movies rank among the most valuable franchise in Hollywood. With previous seasons “Spectre” in 2015 raking in $880 million at worldwide box office and “Skyfall” in 2012 grossed over $1 billion globally.
The film which was produced at an estimated cost of $200 million sets to be Daniel Craig’s last outing as British secret agent
“No Time To Die” is among the most anticipated potential blockbusters this fall.
However, the Delta variant of covid-19 has led to the rise in number of cases, raising concerns about whether audiences will feel safe sitting in cinemas.