Daniel Craig does the Bond walk across the official Bond 25 title as it’s revealed in the short video announcement released today. Bond 25 will henceforth be known as No Time To Die, according to EON Productions, Metro Goldwyn Mayer Studios (MGM), and Universal Pictures International.
The production also confirmed the official synopsis and release date for the latest installment in the iconic spy franchise. No Time To Die will arrive in theaters in the U.K. on April 3, 2020 followed by a U.S. release on April 8th.
In addition to Daniel Craig as Bond, James Bond, returning cast members include Ralph Fiennes as M, Naomie Harris as Eve Moneypenny, Rory Kinnear as Tanner, Léa Seydoux as Madeleine Swann, Ben Whishaw as Q, and Jeffrey Wright as Felix Leiter. Rami Malek, Lashana Lynch, Billy Magnussen, Ana de Armas, David Dencik, and Dali Benssalah join the franchise for its 25th film.
Daniel Craig began his tenure as Bond in Casino Royale followed by Quantum of Solace, Skyfall, and Spectre.
Cary Joji Fukunaga (True Detective, Beasts of No Nation) is directing from a script by Neal Purvis & Robert Wade, Scott Z. Burns with Cary Joji Fukunaga and Phoebe Waller-Bridge. Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli serve as producers.
The behind the scenes team includes Composer Dan Romer, Director of Photography Linus Sandgren, Editors Tom Cross and Elliot Graham, Production Designer Mark Tildesley, Costume Designer Suttirat Larlarb, and Hair and Make-up Designer Daniel Phillips. The Supervising Stunt Coordinator is Olivier Schneider with Lee Morrison on board as Stunt Coordinator and Charlie Noble is the Visual Effects Supervisor. Bond veterans include 2nd Unit Director Alexander Witt, Special Effects and Action Vehicles Supervisor Chris Corbould, and Casting Director Debbie McWilliams.
The No Time To Die Plot:
“In No Time To Die, Bond has left active service and is enjoying a tranquil life in Jamaica. His peace is short-lived when his old friend Felix Leiter from the CIA turns up asking for help. The mission to rescue a kidnapped scientist turns out to be far more treacherous than expected, leading Bond onto the trail of a mysterious villain armed with dangerous new technology.”