Mumbai: Daniel Craig starrer ‘No Time To Die’ has been making waves ever since the flick was announced. After waiting for over one-and-a-half year, movie buffs in the UK will be finally able to experience the spy thriller in the cinema halls from September 30. All eyes are on the world premiere on ‘No Time To Die’, which will take place at the Royal Albert Hall in London on Tuesday (September 28).
Trade pundits are expecting the film to create ripples at the box office upon its release. Considering the buzz surrounding ‘No Time To Die’, fans are also hopeful that the film will set the cash registers jingling and revive the theatrical business in several territories.
At a time when streaming platforms have gained momentum due to the pandemic, ‘No Time To Die’ is expected to provide some relief to the film industry.
According to a report in Reuters, the advance ticket sales for the movie at two key UK-based multiplex chains, Cineworld and Odean, are said to be at par with the levels in 2019.
Officials from Odean told Reuters that they have sold over 1.75 lakh tickets for ‘No Time To Die’, which will mark Daniel Crag’s last outing as Bond.
“The latest Bond film, ‘No Time to Die’, is set to be the biggest opening at ODEON cinemas since summer 2019,” Odean told Reuters. Guess what? The film has managed to attract both youngsters and middle-age people. Interestingly, more than one-third of tickets have been booked by cinema lovers, who are above the age of 46.
Cineworld also told the news agency that the spy film became its highest pre-selling movie since the release of ‘Avengers: Endgame’ in 2019.
‘No Time To Die’ was originally slated to hit the silver screens in April 2020; however, it got delayed due to the COVID-19 crisis. The highly-anticipated flick will have its theatrical release in the United States on October 8, 2021.
According to a report in Variety, the London world premiere of ‘No Time To Die’ will stream live on the social media platform, Facebook.
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