Lea Seydoux cried while watching No Time To Die

Lea Seydoux cried while watching upcoming James Bond film No Time to Die for the first time.The French actress first appeared as psychiatrist Dr. Madeleine Swann in 2015’s Spectre, and reprised her role for the 25th instalment in the franchise, alongsi…

Lea Seydoux cried while watching upcoming James Bond film No Time to Die for the first time.

The French actress first appeared as psychiatrist Dr. Madeleine Swann in 2015’s Spectre, and reprised her role for the 25th instalment in the franchise, alongside Daniel Craig as the suave 007 agent.

In a new interview with The Daily Mail, Seydoux revealed she had already seen the final theatrical cut and promised fans that the storyline will pull at the heartstrings.

“There’s a lot of emotion in this Bond. It’s very moving. I bet you’re going to cry. When I watched it, I cried, which is weird because I am in it,” the 34-year-old shared.

No Time to Die, directed by Cary Joji Fukunaga, marks the end of Craig’s tenure as the MI6 agent, and features a star-studded cast including Rami Malek, Lashana Lynch, Ben Whishaw, Naomie Harris, Ana de Armas, and Jeffrey Wright.

While the highly-anticipated blockbuster was originally set to be released on 10 April, it has been delayed around the world due to the coronavirus pandemic, which has forced the closures of cinema chains around the world and prompted millions of people to go into self-isolation to practice social distancing and stop the spread of the Covid-19 virus.

No Time to Die is now scheduled to hit cinemas from 12 November.

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Daniel Craig dreamed of playing Superman when he was younger

Daniel Craig dreamed of playing superheroes such as Superman and Spider-Man when he was growing up.Despite a lengthy Hollywood career, the 52-year-old actor is best known for portraying the super spy James Bond, with him making his debut as 007 in 2006…

Daniel Craig dreamed of playing superheroes such as Superman and Spider-Man when he was growing up.

Despite a lengthy Hollywood career, the 52-year-old actor is best known for portraying the super spy James Bond, with him making his debut as 007 in 2006’s Casino Royale.

However, when asked if he had ever envisioned playing the MI6 agent during make-believe games in his youth, he confessed Bond was never on his radar as he was into comic book superheroes.

“People are always saying to me, ‘You must have dreamed of playing James Bond when you were a kid.’ The answer is no. I never did,” Craig told Saga magazine. “I dreamed of being all sorts of other things – Superman, Spider-Man, the Invisible Man, even a good old-fashioned cowboy. But not Bond so much, which seems ironic now.”

Since his debut as 007 in 2006, Craig has appeared in Quantum of Solace, Skyfall, Spectre, and makes his fifth and final outing as Bond in No Time to Die, which was due to be released in April but has been postponed until November amid the coronavirus crisis.

Despite not dreaming of playing the MI6 agent when he was younger, the Knives Out star is grateful for his run as the iconic character.

“I’ve been lucky enough to land one of the best roles in movies. There’s been no downside to playing Bond,” he stated.

No Time to Die, which also stars Rami Malek, Lea Seydoux, Naomie Harris, and Ana de Armas, is set to cinemas on 12 November.

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Billie Eilish splashes out on black diamond necklace

Billie Eilish celebrated her record haul at the 2020 Grammy Awards by splashing out on a new necklace.The Bad Guy hitmaker took home awards for Best New Artist, Album of the Year, Record of the Year, Song of the Year, and Best Pop Vocal Album in the bi…

Billie Eilish celebrated her record haul at the 2020 Grammy Awards by splashing out on a new necklace.

The Bad Guy hitmaker took home awards for Best New Artist, Album of the Year, Record of the Year, Song of the Year, and Best Pop Vocal Album in the big five categories at the prizegiving held in January, becoming the youngest artist in history to do so. Billie’s debut album, When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? was also named the Best Engineered Album.

In light of her success, the star reached out to the designers at celebrity jewellers Boodaddy Diamonds and had them custom-make a 14-karat gold and black diamond ‘5X’ necklace for her.

“WITH THE ULTIMATE FLEX. CUSTOM PENDANT I MADE FOR @billieeilish 5 X GRAMMY WINNER. WITH A SWEEP OF THE MAJOR CATEGORIES,” they posted on Instagram on Thursday, alongside a series of close-up image of the bling. “FIRST TIME SINCE 1981. SHES ONLY 18 & ALREADY A GOAT (Greatest of All Time).

“THANK YOU FOR THE LOVE & SUPPORT. MUCH APPRECIATED.”

Billie also posted a photo of her wearing the necklace during a photoshoot on her Instagram page.

The 18-year-old has continued breaking records, and recently released James Bond theme No Time to Die – making her the youngest artist in history to record a song for the hit movie franchise.

The tune will play over the credits when the movie drops in theatres on 12 November 2020, after the release was pushed back due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

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Daniel Craig nearly quit as James Bond due to anxiety

Daniel Craig nearly quit as James Bond after making Spectre due to the toll the role takes on his physical and mental health.The British actor had to complete the last instalment in the espionage franchise in a knee brace due to an onset injury in 2015…

Daniel Craig nearly quit as James Bond after making Spectre due to the toll the role takes on his physical and mental health.

The British actor had to complete the last instalment in the espionage franchise in a knee brace due to an onset injury in 2015, and after finishing filming, commented in an interview that he had no desire to take on the role again.

However, Craig is set to return as Bond one final time in No Time to Die, and in a chat with GQ magazine, insisted he meant it when he hinted he’d quit.

“I was never going to do one again,” the 52-year-old explained. “I was like, ‘Is this work really genuinely worth this, to go through this, this whole thing?’ And I didn’t feel… I felt physically really low.

“So, the prospect of doing another movie was just, like, off the cards. And that’s why it has been five years.”

Revealing that preparing for the part harmed his mental health, Craig added: “With Bond, you don’t get the script, so the physicality of it is a preparation, in a way. It’s making my head go, ‘This is what it’s going to be.’

“I have suffered from (anxiety) in the past. I have suffered because it’s been like, ‘I can’t cope, I can’t deal with this.'”

No Time to Die, directed by Cary Joji Fukunaga, was scheduled for release next month. Yet, producers have decided to postpone the debut until November due to the spread of coronavirus around the globe.

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Peter Rabbit 2 release delayed due to coronavirus concerns – report

The release of family film Peter Rabbit 2 has reportedly been delayed until August due to the coronavirus outbreak.With cinemas in Italy and China, among others, closing in the hope of curbing the spread of the escalating virus, Sony bosses have report…

The release of family film Peter Rabbit 2 has reportedly been delayed until August due to the coronavirus outbreak.

With cinemas in Italy and China, among others, closing in the hope of curbing the spread of the escalating virus, Sony bosses have reportedly decided to put the release of the CGI/live-action film, the follow-up to 2018’s hugely successful Peter Rabbit, on ice for more than four months.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the movie, also known as Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway, will no longer debut from 27 March as planned, and will instead receive an international and U.S. release on 7 August.

The move follows the delay to the release of the latest James Bond film, No Time to Die, from the start of April until November.

Peter Rabbit 2 features James Corden as the voice of author Beatrix Potter’s mischievous bunny, with Margot Robbie, Daisy Ridley, and Elizabeth Debicki also voicing fellow rabbits, and Rose Byrne, Domhnall Gleeson, and David Oyelowo in live-action roles.

Some of the stars were scheduled to attend a premiere for the movie in London ahead of its release.

The decision comes after Italian officials announced that all its cinemas were to be closed, and other European governments advising people to take precautions to avoid the spread of the virus. Around 16 million people in Lombardy and 14 other provinces in Italy have been effectively placed in quarantine.

Insiders have told editors at The Hollywood Reporter that Sony officials wanted to delay the debut because Peter Rabbit made $236 million (£180 million) of its $351 million (£269 million) box office outside of North America, while the U.S. release has reportedly been shifted to avoid piracy.

Following the postponement of No Time to Die, the release of animated sequel Trolls World Tour was brought forward to 10 April.

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James Bond bosses to lose up to $50 million after postponing release – report

James Bond bosses are reportedly set to lose up to $50 million (£38 million) for postponing the release of their latest movie No Time to Die.Executives at MGM, EON Productions, and Universal announced on Wednesday that they were pushing back the plann…

James Bond bosses are reportedly set to lose up to $50 million (£38 million) for postponing the release of their latest movie No Time to Die.

Executives at MGM, EON Productions, and Universal announced on Wednesday that they were pushing back the planned release of No Time to Die from April until November due to the global coronavirus spread, which has so far infected more than 100,000 people worldwide.

It has now been reported that the release change could lead to a staggering loss of between $30 million (£22.7 million) and $50 million for MGM, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The figure stems largely from a costly marketing campaign which was already being run, including a trailer spot at the Super Bowl which is reported to have cost $4.5 million (£3.4 million).

However, if bosses hadn’t postponed the date and had gone ahead with the April releases, they could have lost an estimated $300 million (£227 million) – around 30 per cent of the predicted $1 billion (£76 million) global box office take. In China alone, where the coronavirus outbreak originated last year, more than 70,000 cinemas have been closed since January.

Bond bosses announced the postponement in a statement, which read, “MGM, Universal and Bond producers, Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli, announced today that after careful consideration and thorough evaluation of the global theatrical marketplace, the release of No Time to Die will be postponed until November 2020.

“The film will be released in the U.K. on November 12, 2020 with worldwide release dates to follow, including the U.S. launch on November 25, 2020.”

The movie, which will serve as Daniel Craig’s final appearance as the 007 agent, also stars Lea Seydoux, Rami Malek, Lashana Lynch, and Ben Whishaw.

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Tom Ford created James Bond’s suits for No Time to Die

Tom Ford created the suits worn by Daniel Craig in upcoming James Bond film No Time to Die.The American designer, known for his tailored menswear, has been tapped by producers of the spy film to outfit the British actor for the fourth consecutive time….

Tom Ford created the suits worn by Daniel Craig in upcoming James Bond film No Time to Die.

The American designer, known for his tailored menswear, has been tapped by producers of the spy film to outfit the British actor for the fourth consecutive time.

“I could not be happier to be dressing Daniel Craig as James Bond again in the upcoming film, No Time to Die,” said Ford. “James Bond epitomises the Tom Ford man in his elegance, style, and love of luxury. It is an honour to move forward with this iconic character.”

In one preview image from the set, Craig is seen wearing a dark blue suit, white shirt, matching tie, and pocket square, while in another snap, he poses in a classic black tuxedo.

Ford also worked closely with costume designer Suttirat Anne Larlarb on other elements of the star’s wardrobe for his role as the iconic spy, including made-to-measure accessories and denim.

“Tom Ford menswear is all tailor-made in Italy, and is characterised by its elegant cut, exclusive fabrics, and hand-finished details,” a label representative shared.

Ford also teamed up with Larlarb to design the costumes for new character Nomi, as played by Lashana Lynch, a ’00’ agent who entered active service after Bond’s retirement.

“For the first time, Tom Ford is also pleased to have dressed the new female character Nomi, played by Lashana Lynch, with select tailor-made jackets, tops, and accessories including Tom Ford eyewear, all hand made in Italy,” they added.

Directed by Cary Joji Fukunaga, No Time to Die was due to be released on 2 April. However, producers announced on Wednesday that the debut would be delayed until November due to concerns over the spread of the coronavirus.

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Trolls sequel to be released early after No Time to Die postponed

Studio executives have decided to release Trolls World Tour early after producers announced upcoming James Bond film No Time to Die would be postponed.On Wednesday, bosses at MGM, Eon, and Universal agreed to delay the planned April debut of the spy mo…

Studio executives have decided to release Trolls World Tour early after producers announced upcoming James Bond film No Time to Die would be postponed.

On Wednesday, bosses at MGM, Eon, and Universal agreed to delay the planned April debut of the spy movie, starring Daniel Craig, until November amid the coronavirus crisis. More than 95,000 people have been infected worldwide, with 3,286 reported deaths from the virus so far.

Producers of the movie were previously forced to scrap an upcoming Beijing premiere in China and Asian press tours, while U.K., U.S., and international release dates have subsequently been rescheduled following an outcry from fans.

Instead of the 25th 007 movie hitting cinemas, Universal executives have opted to release the Dreamworks Animation sequel, Trolls World Tour, seven days early on 10 April, according to editors at Deadline.

The flick will see original stars Anna Kendrick, Justin Timberlake, and James Corden reprising their animated characters, alongside the vocal talents of newcomers Ozzy Osbourne, Rachel Bloom, Mary J. Blige, Kelly Clarkson, Sam Rockwell, and Jamie Dornan.

Walt Dohrn helmed the sequel, after performing co-directing duties on the 2016 original alongside Mike Mitchell.

Trolls grossed more than $347 million (£269 million) at the worldwide box office, and spawned Timberlake’s hit tune, Can’t Stop the Feeling!

In light of No Time to Die being pulled from cinemas, religious horror movie Saint Maud is also being released early.

The film, which follows the story of a nurse who fears she may be possessed after converting to Roman Catholicism, will now be in cinemas from 3 April.

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Cary Joji Fukunaga teases link between Casino Royale and No Time to Die

Cary Joji Fukunaga has teased a possible link between his upcoming James Bond movie No Time to Die and Casino Royale.Leading man Daniel Craig made his debut as the British super spy in the 2006 film, and will be making his fifth and final appearance as…

Cary Joji Fukunaga has teased a possible link between his upcoming James Bond movie No Time to Die and Casino Royale.

Leading man Daniel Craig made his debut as the British super spy in the 2006 film, and will be making his fifth and final appearance as 007 in Fukunaga’s flick.

The director told Fandango that No Time to Die will complete the story arc that began in 2006, with a focus on Bond’s tragic relationship with Eva Green’s Vesper Lynd, who he first romanced in Casino Royale.

When asked how the MI6 agent’s love for Lynd affects his current relationship with Madeleine Swann, played by Lea Seydoux, Fukunaga explained that while it was difficult to weave into the action movie, he was keen to deal with Bond’s emotional baggage.

“I think the emotionality was something that I was interested in, and wanted to explore, and (I) wanted to get deeper into the psychology of Bond after the tragedy of his relationship with Vesper Lynd in Casino Royale,” he shared. “And now, with the new relationship, with Madeleine Swann, what bringing all that baggage into this new relationship means.”

In Casino Royale, Bond and Lynd fall deeply in love, but he then discovers that she’s being manipulated by the shadow organisation – later known as Spectre – and she commits suicide in a flooded elevator after betraying 007.

No Time to Die, also starring Rami Malek, Lashana Lynch, Ana de Armas, and Ben Whishaw, is in cinemas from 2 April.

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Release of James Bond film No Time to Die delayed amid coronavirus crisis

The coronavirus spread has forced James Bond bosses to rethink the release of their latest movie, No Time to Die.The global pandemic has already prompted producers to scrap an upcoming Beijing premiere in China and Asian press tour, and now they’re res…

The coronavirus spread has forced James Bond bosses to rethink the release of their latest movie, No Time to Die.

The global pandemic has already prompted producers to scrap an upcoming Beijing premiere in China and Asian press tour, and now they’re rescheduling the U.K., U.S., and international release dates in April following requests to delay the film’s launch from fans online.

MGM, Eon, and Universal executives have agreed to postpone No Time to Die and release the movie at the end of November.

A statement posted on social media reads: “MGM, Universal and Bond producers, Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli, announced today that after careful consideration and thorough evaluation of the global theatrical marketplace, the release of No Time to Die will be postponed until November 2020.

“The film will be released in the U.K. on November 12, 2020 with worldwide release dates to follow, including the U.S. launch on November 25, 2020.”

The decision comes in the wake of an open letter sent to Bond bosses from the writers of the MI6-HQ fansite, encouraging the studio executives to “put public health above marketing release schedules”.

“With a month to go before No Time to Die opens worldwide, community spread of the virus is likely to be peaking in the United States,” the letter read. “Today, Washington declared a state of emergency. There is a significant chance that cinemas will be closed, or their attendance severely reduced, by early April.”

Urging producers to consider delaying the release instead, the missive continues: “It’s just a movie. The health and well-being of fans around the world, and their families, is more important. We have all waited over four years for this film. Another few months will not damage the quality of the film and only help the box office for Daniel Craig’s final hurrah.”

Craig will be stepping down as 007 after the film’s release.

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