New James Bond Hunt Begins In 2022


New James Bond Hunt Begins In 2022
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The vodka martinis are shaken and ready to pour as Daniel Craig’s fifth and final outing as James Bond, “No Time to Die,” is set for its world premiere this Tuesday at Royal Albert Hall in London.

Speaking on BBC Radio 4’s Today program this week, the franchise’s producer Barbara Broccoli says she will not begin thinking about who will replace Craig as the next James Bond until next year. She tells the outlet:

“Oh God no. We’re not thinking about it at all. We want Daniel to have his time of celebration. Next year we’ll start thinking about the future.”

She also spoke with Sky about the franchise’s future in the wake of Amazon’s pending acquisition of MGM. She says she and producer Michael G. Wilson plan to stick very much to theatrical releases only, and it seems the shopping and streaming giant is in agreement for the moment:

“We focused on making the films for theatrical release and… I think that’s our position. [Amazon] certainly have told us that the films will be theatrical films in the future. And we’ll see what happens.”

The global rollout begins this coming Thursday in the UK before hitting the U.S. on October 8th and eventually Australia on November 11th.

Source: Deadline