The world premiere of the newest part of the James Bond film “No Time To Die” took place at the Royal Albert Hall in London on Tuesday evening. Among the guests, in addition to the most important people from the film set, there were members of the British royal family, as well as sports stars. Don’t Time to Die is released in cinemas a year and a half late due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
This is the fifth and final film in which Daniel Craig plays the role of the main character – agent 007. – We had COVID-19, so everything has to be put in the right perspective. True, I am so relieved: we are making Bond films for the cinema, we are here and I couldn’t be happier because of it – said the 53-year-old actor at the premiere.
The royal family and British sports stars among the guests of the premiere show
The gala premiere was attended, among others, by the British heir to the throne, Prince Charles with Princess Camilla, his son, Prince William with Princess Kate, as well as the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan and his wife.
The most important people from the movie set were present on the red carpet at the Royal Albert Hall, i.e. – apart from Daniel Craig – Remi Malik, who plays his opponent, actors and actresses: Lea Seydoux, Ana de Armas, Lashana Lynch, Naomie Harris, Jeffrey Wright, Ben Whishaw and Rory Kinnear, director Cary Joji Fukunaga, writers Neal Purvis, Robert Wade and Phoebe Waller-Bridge, as well as producers – Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli. The American singer Billie Eilish was also there. who recorded the song for the movie “No Time to Die” with the same title.
The premiere also featured the captain of the England football team, Harry Kane, and the sensational winner of the US Open tennis tournament, 18-year-old Emma Raducanu.
Prime Minister postponed three times
What distinguished this premiere from the previous one – the movie “Specter” in 2015 – was the fact that, in addition to stars and celebrities, ordinary public health workers were also invited to participate in it, and it was decided to honor them for their contribution to the fight against the COVID pandemic- 19. It was the pandemic that caused the premiere of “Nie Czasać” to be postponed three times, because it was initially supposed to take place in April last year.
The regular cinema distribution in Great Britain is coming next Thursday. Ticket sales so far are at a level unseen since the movie theaters had to close due to COVID-19 last March, according to two major cinema chains, Odeon and Cineworld.
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