It has been a long time coming, but this week, one of the most hotly awaited films of the pandemic era is finally hitting cinemas after several Covid-induced date changes. MGM/Eon/Universal
’s No Time to Die
begins rollout at the international box office starting Wednesday (September 29) in Korea and adds such majors as the UK, Brazil, Germany, Italy, Japan, Mexico and Spain through Friday, October 1. Further key markets like Russia and France join 007 the following weekend in step with the U.S. and Canada, while China is dated for October 29. Given the state of closures in Australia, the typically robust Bond market won’t release until November 11.
In total this session, there will be more than 50 markets in play overseas. For the first time, Universal is handling offshore distribution, though MGM
retains such hubs as Scandinavia, the Middle East and some of Eastern Europe.
The opening weekend of the 25th James Bond entry,