New James Bond Movie To Be Called No Time To Die
The new James Bond movie will be called No Time To Die, it has been announced.
Daniel Craig will return as the secret agent and take on Rami Malek's as-yet-unnamed villain when the film is released in the UK on 3 April 2020 and 8 April 2020 in the US.
According to the movie's official synopsis: "Bond has left active service and is enjoying a tranquil life in Jamaica. His peace is short-lived when his 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."
Since news of Bond 25 was announced, fans have been wondering what the future holds for both Craig and Bond.
It's led to much debate as to whether audiences will ever see a female lead. And if reports are to be believed, No Time To Die could be a big step in that direction, with British actor Lashana Lynch set to take over the spy's iconic code name, 007.
Speaking to the Mail On Sunday, a film source revealed the 31-year-old will be introduced during a 'pivotal' scene - but fans of the franchise needn't worry, James Bond will still be there.
They said: "There is a pivotal scene at the start of the film where M says, 'Come in 007,' and in walks Lashana who is black, beautiful and a woman.
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"It's a popcorn-dropping moment. Bond is still Bond, but he's been replaced as 007 by this stunning woman.
"Bond, of course, is sexually attracted to the new female 007 and tries his usual seduction tricks, but is baffled when they don't work on a brilliant, young black woman who basically rolls her eyes at him and has no interest in jumping into his bed. Well, certainly not at the beginning."
The new movie will also star Bohemian Rhapsody actor Rami Malek as the villain.
Speaking on Good Morning America immediately after the big reveal, Malek said: "It's thrilling. It's something so many generations have grown up with and you watch it with one of your parents, and then you just keep watching one right after the other. They're timeless movies.
"This is such a perfect follow-up I think to Bohemian Rhapsody. You know, going from one iconic Brit to an iconic British franchise."
No Time To Die is set to land in UK cinemas on 3 April 2020
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