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Topic: Will November still be the release month?

Does anyone still think this will still be released in November?

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I still think November could be the real release date, but there's a danger it can be delayed again.

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I think there‘s a fair chance of it not being able to be released in November and in that case they really should consider alternate publication platforms...


But it‘s really amazing: after five long years they finally manage to get another film done and then a f*cking pandemic breaks out  ajb007/amazed

The name is Walker by the way.

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Personally I don't think other platforms should be used instead of cinemas.

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Normally me neither, Bond is an experience for the big screen. But even the non-Bond fans have taken notice of all the delays now and spoof it (eventhough it was the right thing to do this time).

Let this movie be postponed another time to April next year, the whole marketing would have to start at around zero, which would cost again immense sums.


But as nobody knows where we‘re heading to with this virus, I don‘t take the new release date for November serious at all. It‘s like a wild guess coming from an official source, not more.

The name is Walker by the way.

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Number24 wrote:

Personally I don't think other platforms should be used instead of cinemas.

Me too... That would be a huge shame, as the experience is so much more - everything - in a theatre. Even with an amazing home set-up it's very hard to match the presentation a cinema gives. We certainly can't get close at home with our TV..... however, if world events dictate a cinema release keeps pushing back a release, then it would be better than waiting well into 2021.

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There is a time limit of course.

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Given recent news here in UK I think it’s unlikely. The way things are going we may not end up seeing this move for a long long time! The irony isn’t that this disease was caused by the Chinese but the impact on box office takings there were a major influence in the decision to delay the movie. At the end of the day we  now have a lot more to worry about! This is a catastrophe

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sunny01 wrote:

Given recent news here in UK I think it’s unlikely. The way things are going we may not end up seeing this move for a long long time! The irony isn’t that this disease was caused by the Chinese but the impact on box office takings there were a major influence in the decision to delay the movie. At the end of the day we  now have a lot more to worry about! This is a catastrophe

The outbreak was a catastrophe already when they delayed the release a couple of weeks ago. The average person just wasn’t well-informed enough to see it. The idea that 80,000 people could get sick in China and it wouldn’t spread to the rest of the world is a level of ignorance that I can’t comprehend, but it clearly exists in alarming quantities.

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A comedian pointed out the other day that the Corona virus has broken a social contract. I live in a part of the world where we often have sh*ty weather. The story in the Bible where Noah experiences 40 days and nights of rain never impressed me. I've had summers where I never bothered to find my shorts and in the winters I don't see the sun for months.
The trade-off for this is that we don't die of horrible epidemics. Corona clearly ignores this cosmic truth.
I think that's how many in this part of the world subconciously think.

Last edited by Number24 (16th Mar 2020 23:41)

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Miles Messervy wrote:
sunny01 wrote:

Given recent news here in UK I think it’s unlikely. The way things are going we may not end up seeing this move for a long long time! The irony isn’t that this disease was caused by the Chinese but the impact on box office takings there were a major influence in the decision to delay the movie. At the end of the day we  now have a lot more to worry about! This is a catastrophe

The outbreak was a catastrophe already when they delayed the release a couple of weeks ago. The average person just wasn’t well-informed enough to see it. The idea that 80,000 people could get sick in China and it wouldn’t spread to the rest of the world is a level of ignorance that I can’t comprehend, but it clearly exists in alarming quantities.

Exactly. It has been known by people who follow this sort of thing this was going to be a disaster.

As for it releasing in November, yeah I still expect that. If people do as they are told—keep distance, keep at home as much as possible, practice good hygiene—it is perfectly reasonable to assume we'll be in a better place by mid-to-late November. In addition, there will be less public fear after 7-8 months of reckoning.

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I wouldn't be surprised to see it put back to April 2021.

A release in November, after tens of thousands of deaths from the virus and with, a storyline linked to a biological threat to humanity (possibly?), with a film title 'No Time To Die', may be too insensitive to release in November.

"Any of the opposition around..?"

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The Red Kind wrote:

I wouldn't be surprised to see it put back to April 2021.

A release in November, after tens of thousands of deaths from the virus and with, a storyline linked to a biological threat to humanity (possibly?), with a film title 'No Time To Die', may be too insensitive to release in November.

They could always edit the film so the technology is only cloning.

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Someone wrote:
The Red Kind wrote:

I wouldn't be surprised to see it put back to April 2021.

A release in November, after tens of thousands of deaths from the virus and with, a storyline linked to a biological threat to humanity (possibly?), with a film title 'No Time To Die', may be too insensitive to release in November.

They could always edit the film so the technology is only cloning.

There's a popular series on Amazon Prime right now that has a huge plot point dealing with a viral bio weapon.

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Completely understandable the postponement of the film because of this terrible pandemic, and I don't think it will postpone it to the next year. After all, we are all looking forward to this film. ajb007/biggrin

Sean Connery: The best of all James Bond

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I would tend to believe the only reason the film could be further delayed would be due to the virus and not a plot point.

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Everyone stay safe and we can all discuss the film in the Autumn...I hate that this is happening to the world, but it isn't the first time and it won't be the last. Stay safe, be nice to your friends and neighbors, help each other when you can.

"I don't know if the world is being run by smart people who are putting us on or imbeciles who mean it."-Mark Twain
'Just because nobody complains doesn't mean all parachutes are perfect.'- Benny Hill (1924-1992)

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I didn't expect to see people use the hashtag #NoTimeToDie genuinely about the impact of Corona virus. Maybe not the marketing EON were expecting.
https://twitter.com/c314smiley/status/1 … 94145?s=20

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A couple of weeks ago I was seriously bummed-out by the delaying of the film and I didn't see the point.  Of late I've barely given a thought to Bond--moving the film to November was basically the right move.  I just hope the virus will be dead and gone by that time. . .

Vox clamantis in deserto

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Perhaps the opening of the cinemas in different countries and continents will be months apart. I can't imagine there will be a cinema release before the cinemas in Britain, the USA, China and most of Europe are open. What is possible is NTTD getting released in those places  in November, but Africa, Latin America or other parts of the world net getting to see it until months later.

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They’re probably watching how successful the current direct to stream releases are going, I’ve no idea if people are paying the high cost to rent, Invisible Man £18 not even 4K, a lot for a rental

Last edited by johnraiders (29th Mar 2020 17:02)