The outbreak of the Corona virus (COVID-19) has begun to affect the film industry.
MGM recently announced that it would cancel the Chinese premiere and publicity tour planned for the new James Bond movie, No Time To Die, which was scheduled for April.
The upcoming James Bond movie No Time to Die had been originally slated for worldwide release in early April. Though the film’s Chinese premiere and publicity had been delayed, the studio announced on March 4 that the film’s release would be delayed worldwide until November 2020.
The trailer of the upcoming James Bond movie No Time to Die was released on December.
In No Time To Die, Bond has left active service and is enjoying a tranquil life in Jamaica. His peace is short-lived when his old friend Felix Leiter from the CIA turns up asking for help. The mission to rescue a kidnapped scientist turns out to be far more intriguing than expected, leading Bond to the trail of a mysterious villain armed with dangerous new technology.
Similarly Paramount Pictures announced that the seventh installment in the Mission Impossible franchise, starring Tom Cruise, halted a planned three-week shoot in Venice due to the outbreak of Corona virus in northern Italy, in particular Venice.
In view of increasing cases of COVID-19 many films has called off their shooting and promotional activities from the virus affected countries.