The new James Bond film went through a long process. Amid the pandemic concerns, the flick has been pushed back several times. Now, no time to die It finally hits theaters on October 8, 2021. This marks Daniel Craig’s last time playing the infamous MI6 agent. but no time to die Also an important step for director Cary Fukunaga.
Fukunaga rose to prominence in Hollywood, directing an adaptation of Jane Eyre and produced season 1 of the HBO series true Detective. However, did 007 fans realize that the director has almost gone down a different career path?
‘No Time to Die’ premiere dates fluctuated
According to Hollywood Reporter, Fukunaga expressed his concern in February 2020, before the peak of the pandemic. And this was not the first time the director experienced delays related to the pandemic. his 2009 film nameless The H1N1 flu is causing trouble.
“I try not to think about the pressure of the box office, although right now obviously I am very worried about the coronavirus. Obviously, you don’t want to take anything lightly when people’s lives are at stake. Coronavirus will be very bad for the film. “
Unfortunately, the pandemic brought all film production to a halt, and the industry took more than a slap in the face. no time to die There was heavy marketing, which, if delayed, had a profound economic impact. However, the pandemic was not the only reason behind its delay.
no time to die The first director was Danny Boyle, and the film was initially scheduled for November 2019. When Fukunaga took over, the flick was expected to release in February 2020, then again in April. Once the pandemic officially arrived, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and Universal Pictures rescheduled the film to November 12, 2020. And it didn’t stop here-no time to die It was rescheduled again for April 2, 2021 and finally to October 8, 2021.
Now that Fukunaga’s film is officially on the big screen, fans can celebrate. However, few speculate as to when the flick will move to the streaming service. After all, Universal Pictures has turned some of its 2021 films into hybrid Peacock releases. However, Universal and MGM will have to weigh their options on the basis of box office numbers.
The director took up almost a professional game
Earlier no time to die, Fukunaga grew up in a “very liberal, progressive bubble”. He experienced racism and bullying for his last name during his teen years. Nevertheless, he found peace and joy even when he had difficulty and difficulty in reading. Later, he studied history and political science at the University of California, Santa Cruz.
Fukunaga took up snowboarding and (briefly) modeling professionally. As for the game, Fukunaga felt it “wasn’t going to work.” But she modeled for side money only a few times. Ultimately, the future director said that he was “always trying to be a filmmaker.”
So he enrolled in New York University’s film school, leading to his future project nameless.
Fukunaga walks away from directing a horror film
NS no time to die The director explored different genres before venturing into the world of James Bond. He worked with Warner Bros. on the Stephen King’s adaptation This. However, he left the project due to creative differences.
“I was on it with Warner for four or five years and then it was transferred to New Line, right before we were going to go into production. I think the New Line approach is what they wanted and what they wanted. I had a very different view of what I wanted. I wanted to do a drama with elements of horror, more like Shining. I guess they wanted to do something else [pure horror] like Annabelle. He was essentially disconnected. “
Still, Fukunaga insists he has no hard feelings for her. this is Producers Dan Lin and Roy Lee. He still collaborates with both.
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