Everything We Know About James Bond’s No Time to Die

Daniel Craig reprises his role as James Bond in No Time to Die (2020).
Daniel Craig reprises his role as James Bond in No Time to Die (2020).

Daniel Craig is back for one more go-around as the world’s most famous MI6 secret agent in No Time to Die, the 25th installment in the James Bond movie series. When a scientist goes missing, CIA field officer Felix Leiter (Jeffrey Wright) asks 007—who is no longer an active agent—for some help in finding him. Bond’s search gets him entangled with a new villain (Rami Malek) who has access to a state-of-the-art technology that poses a global danger.

Directed by: Cary Joji Fukunaga

Written by: Neal Purvis, Robert Wade, Scott Z. Burns, Cary Joji Fukunaga, Phoebe Waller-Bridge

Starring: Daniel Craig, Ralph Fiennes, Naomie Harris, Ben Whishaw, Rory Kinnear, Jeffrey Wright, Léa Seydoux, Rami Malek, Ana de Armas, Lashana Lynch, Billy Magnussen

  • In September 2018 it was announced that Cary Joji Fukunaga—who is best known for his work as director on season 1 of True Detective and the Golden Globe-nominated Beasts of No Nation—would direct the 25th installment in the James Bond franchise. He is the first American director to take the helm on a Bond movie.
  • In April 2019 it was announced that Phoebe Waller-Bridge—the Emmy-winning creator and star of Fleabag (who also developed and wrote the first season of Killing Eve)—was brought in to do a polish of the No Time to Die script specifically at the request of Daniel Craig. According to the Observer, Craig was most interested bringing Waller-Bridge’s “wit and quirkiness” to the project.
  • Though Roger Moore and Sean Connery each starred in seven films as James Bond, Daniel Craig—who is expected to retire his license to kill following No Time to Die—has actually had the longest tenure playing James Bond. He made his debut in the role with 2006’s Casino Royale, meaning he’ll have been playing the super spy for 14 years when the newest film is released.

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  • Though little has been revealed about the plot of the film, longtime Bond producer Barbara Broccoli did confirm that Bond will not be on active service. And that No Time to Die will see 007 “enjoying himself” in Jamaica versus being on a mission.
  • Though the bulk of the film was shot in London and Jamaica, production also shot in Norway and Italy.

MGM will release No Time to Die on April 8, 2020.

Never Surrender: A Galaxy Quest Documentary Is Coming to Theaters

Sigourney Weaver, Alan Rickman, Tim Allen, Tony Shalhoub, Sam Rockwell, and Daryl Mitchell in Galaxy Quest (1999).
Sigourney Weaver, Alan Rickman, Tim Allen, Tony Shalhoub, Sam Rockwell, and Daryl Mitchell in Galaxy Quest (1999).
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On November 26, Galaxy Quest—the beloved sci-fi satire that ended up being voted the seventh greatest Star Trek film ever made—will celebrate its 20th anniversary with Never Surrender, a brand-new documentary about the making of the movie.

Back in 2014, E! News celebrated the movie’s 15th anniversary with a mockumentary starring the actors from the show-within-the-show, but don’t worry—this documentary is totally real. Never Surrender: A Galaxy Quest Documentary will include behind-the-scenes interviews and footage featuring the film's stars, including Tim Allen, Sigourney Weaver, Tony Shalhoub, and Rainn Wilson. The documentary examines how fandom shaped the creation of Galaxy Quest and also ensured the film’s enduring legacy.

“Fandom is powered by fans who deeply care about the movies, shows, and games they love,” Michael Chiang, the senior vice president of programming for Fandom (which produced the documentary with Screen Junkies), said in a press release. "Galaxy Quest was the first film that put fans at the center of the action and really foretold the era we’re in now, where fans are the most powerful force in entertainment.”

The documentary will be shown for one night only in about 600 movie theaters across the United States, courtesy of Fathom Events. The full list of theaters is available on the Fathom Events website. Tickets cost about $15 to $18, depending on your location.

Thousands of Disney+ Accounts Are Being Cracked and Sold. Here's How to Protect Yourself


With an estimated 10 million sign-ups during its debut last week and positive reviews for its marquee original Star Wars series The Mandalorian, Disney’s new Disney+ streaming service has been a resounding success. But making such a high-profile splash is apparently coming at a price. According to CNBC, thousands of consumer accounts are being hijacked and their login information is being shared illicitly online. 

The report, published by ZDNet, alleges that hackers were able to breach usernames and passwords for the service within hours of launch and began distributing them for free or for a fee of $3 to $11—the economy of the black market making a one-time purchase cheaper than paying the standard $6.99 monthly for access to the Disney+ library.

The idea wasn’t to co-opt the accounts but to seize them entirely, using the login to change the email and password associated with the account and locking the consumer out.

A spokesperson for Disney told CNBC that they weren’t aware of any security breach. It’s possible that accounts from unrelated sites were compromised and hackers were able to cull from a database of existing passwords to see if consumers used them for their Disney+ account.

The best way to secure your account for Disney+ or any other service requiring a log-in is to use a unique password for each and avoid obvious parallels to the content. If you’re using “mickeymouse” as part of your login, don’t be shocked if you find yourself locked out of your account one day. Ideally, experts say, the service will eventually incorporate a multi-factor authentication process to make compromising logins—and watching Freaky Friday for free—more difficult.

[h/t CNBC]