With many main theater chains closed till additional discover because of the ongoing outspread of COVID-19, studios are sitting a years value of films that will have hit theaters if not for…nicely, all the pieces. While the launched of quite a lot of these films has been pushed back to 2021 or past, others have debuted on a streaming service, resembling MULAN on Disney+, THE WITCHES on HBO Max, THE LOVEBIRDS on Netflix, GREYHOUND on Apple TV+, and additional, however what number of different feature-films will likely be becoming a member of them?
One of the most important blockbusters that was set to hit theaters this yr was NO TIME TO DIE, Daniel Craig’s fifth and finishing movie as James Bond. The launch of the Cary Fukunaga movie has been delayed a number of occasions and is at present slated to hit theaters on April 2, 2021, however there are rumours that streaming companies resembling Apple TV+ have reached out to MGM so as to purchase the movie, and Drew McWeeny contemplated that very chance on Twitter.
I am unable to get my head round the concept that we may nicely see James Bond debut on Apple TV+ or Netflix. The numbers I’ve been listening to the previous few days are I N S A N E…
— BooMcScreamy (@DrewMcWeeny) October 22, 2020
Keep in thoughts that that is pure hypothesis, however as I discussed above, studios have fairly a variety of films simply ready to be launched that streaming companies would undoubtedly snatch up in a heartbeat. The query is, would MGM actually hand over their largest challenge to a streaming service? At another time, I’d say hell no, however as you might need seen, we’re dwelling in loopy occasions. It’s additionally value noting that there have been rumblings of considered one of these streaming companies merely purchasing MGM outright, with The Wall Street Journal reporting that Kevin Ulrich, whose New York hedge fund Anchorage Capital Group is the most important shareholder of MGM Holdings Inc., has been engaged on a take care of potential consumers that embrace Amazon, Comcast, Facebook, and Apple.
NO TIME TO DIE will proceed on where SPECTRE left off, with James Bond having left positive service to start a new life with Dr. Swann (Léa Seydoux), however Bond is quickly introduced back into motion when Felix Leiter (Jeffrey Wright) comes calling to enlist his assist in looking for a lacking scientist. When it turns into obvious that the scientist was kidnapped, Bond should confront a hazard the likes of which the world has by no means seen before in a villain armed with harmful new automation. The movie additionally stars Rami Malek, Lashana Lynch, Ana de Armas, Christoph Waltz, Ben Whishaw, Naomi Harris, Rory Kinnear, and Ralph Fiennes, with Cary Fukunaga directing from a script he co-wrote with Neal Purvis, Robert Wade, and Phoebe Waller-Bridge. NO TIME TO DIE is at present slated to hit theaters on April 2, 2021.