New James Bond film No Time To Die postponed by seven months over coronavirus fears

Upcoming Bond flick delayed by more than half a year over Covid-19 fears

The release date for James Bond film No Time To Die has been postponed amid fears around Covid-19.

The film was due to be released in April, but Bond producers Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli have said that "after careful consideration and thorough evaluation of the global theatrical marketplace", it will now be released in November.

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It will be released in UK cinemas on November 12, and in the US on November 25.

The film's release is delayed to November after virus fears according to the studio.

The news was announced via the film's official Twitter account.

The world premiere for No Time To Die was scheduled to take place on March 31 at the Royal Albert Hall in London.

The 25th film in the franchise, it will mark Daniel Craig's fifth and final time as the spy.

The film also stars Lea Seydoux, Rami Malek, Lashana Lynch and Ana De Armas.

Directed by Cary Joji Fukunaga, the film also saw Fleabag creator Phoebe Waller-Bridge drafted in to improve its script.

No Time To Die finds Bond after he has left active service and is enjoying a tranquil life in Jamaica when his old friend Felix Leiter, played by Jeffrey Wright, from the CIA turns up asking for help.