James Bond producers Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli don’t have any plans to make 007 star in an Amazon sequence.
Shockwaves have been despatched by means of the business earlier this yr when Amazon bought MGM for a whopping $8.45 billion. This buy permits Amazon management over MGM’s huge slate of IPs, which embrace The Handmaid’s Story, Rocky, Robocop, and James Bond. Whereas Amazon might technically personal James Bond, producers Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli maintain management over the franchise and have the ultimate say over artistic and monetary choices.
With the Amazon deal full, many have been questioning if James Bond would make his manner over to Amazon’s streaming service Prime Video for a tv sequence. When requested if they’d say no to that query by Total Film, Barbara Broccoli and Michael G. Wilson agreed, stating that they don’t have any plans to ship 007 to tv.
“You bought it. We make movies. We make movies for the cinema. That’s what we do. We’ve resisted that decision for 60 years.”
It definitely could be fascinating to discover James Bond’s early days by means of a tv sequence however it is smart why the 007 producers don’t wish to convey the character to the small display screen. James Bond has turn out to be a everlasting fixture of cinema within the final 60 years and is likely one of the few franchises that hasn’t pivoted over to tv. Hopefully, they’ll keep true to their phrase and never cave when the time comes.
Right here is the official synopsis for Daniel Craigs final James Bond movie, No Time to Die:
Bond has left lively service and is having fun with a tranquil life in Jamaica. His peace is short-lived when his outdated good friend Felix Leiter from the CIA turns up asking for assist. The mission to rescue a kidnapped scientist seems to be much more treacherous than anticipated, main Bond onto the path of a mysterious villain armed with harmful new know-how.
Directed by Cary Joji Fukunaga, No Time to Die stars Daniel Craig, Ralph Fiennes, Naomie Harris, Ben Whishaw, Lea Seydoux, Rory Kinnear, Jeffrey Wright, Rami Malek, Ana de Armas, Lashana Lynch, Billy Magnussen, David Dencik, and Dali Benssalah.
No Time To Die is now scheduled to hit U.S. theaters on October 8, 2021. Keep tuned to Heroic Hollywood for all the most recent information surrounding the Amazon-MGM deal, and ensure to subscribe to our YouTube channel for extra content material!
Supply: Total Film