Till a vaccine could be discovered or a viable treatment could be had for the coronavirus, it appears unlikely that lots of actions will return to regular. A kind of actions goes to the cinema, the place even when instances are low, individuals would possibly nonetheless be a bit apprehensive or paranoid. As such, film studios want to determine a brand new solution to launch their reveals.
So what about reveals which have already been filmed and accomplished? Maybe streaming companies could possibly be the reply, and a tweet by film trade insider Drew McWeeny claims that each Apple and Netflix are engaged in a bidding struggle for the upcoming James Bond “No Time To Die” film.
The film is presently set for a theatrical launch in 2021, however earlier than that it was initially scheduled for 2020 however was postponed twice, and with the present state of affairs, it’s onerous to say if the 2021 date will nonetheless maintain. A lot in order that McWeeny claims that MGM is underneath stress to promote the movie to a streaming service, and each Apple and Netflix have provided up what McWeeny claims are “monster provides” for the film.
I can not get my head round the concept that we could properly see James Bond debut on Apple TV+ or Netflix. The numbers I have been listening to the previous few days are I N S A N E…
— BooMcScreamy (@DrewMcWeeny) October 22, 2020
No precise figures had been named, however given the recognition of the James Bond franchise, it might little question be an enormous draw for both platform, particularly if they can nab the unique rights to stream the film. We’re unsure how this may play out, so we’ll have to attend and see. Within the meantime, different firms like Disney have tried to seek out workarounds for films that had been presupposed to be launched within the cinema.
Take for instance Disney’s Mulan, the place the corporate selected to launch it on Disney+ the place clients may pay an additional $30 to stream it early.