James Bond has been delayed yet again – here’s why this is such a blow to the franchise

The James Bond franchise shows a sector in disarray, and its fabulous power to prevail.

For almost 60 years, we have been able to rely on Bond, James Bond to burst onto our screens and save the day. Indeed, many in the film industry were relying on the latest instalment, No Time to Die, to boost box office revenue at a time when cinemas are operating at vastly reduced capacity, if at all. Unfortunately, this time, Bond has been seen as failing to save the day.

Film fans and cinema owners have eagerly awaited the delayed release of the 25th instalment of the franchise, particularly since it is set to close out the Daniel Craig era of 007 adventures. It has already been pushed back from February 2020 to April to November to April 2021. And now, it has been confirmed that the release is delayed yet again until October. So where does the franchise go from here?

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