'No Time To Die' trivia and fun facts
An original story Reportedly, this Bond film and 'Spectre' will apparently not be based on any original Ian Fleming James Bond story.
The longest James Bond Daniel Craig will have played James Bond for the longest amount of time in the official series, beating Sean Connery and Roger Moore, with five films.
To spy from spy James Bond series regulars, Ben Whishaw and Naomie Harris, whose characters of Q and Moneypenny respectively, have both appeared in other espionage filmed productions since their last Bond movie role. Whishaw has starred in the 'London Spy' whilst Harris has starred in the filmed adaptation of John le Carré's 'Our kind of traitor'.
A lot of replacements It had been touted that Daniel Craig would not play James Bond in this film. Rumored and considered replacement actors were Harry Lloyd, Idris Elba, Aidan Turner, Henry Cavill, Jamie Dorman, Orlando Bloom, Hugh Jackman, Charlie Hunnam, Matthew Goode, Christian Bale, Michael Fassbender, Dominic West, Jack Davenport, David Beckham, and bookies front-runners, Tom Hardy and Damian Lewis.
Face of villains Rami Malik is going to be the villain of this 007 film. John Travolta, Nicolas Cage, Ron Perlman, Keanu Reeves, Willem Dafoe, Michael Keaton and Benedict Cumberbatch are being considered for the villain.
An old actor With this film, Daniel Craig will become the second oldest actor to play James Bond. Roger Moore was aged about 57 years for 'A view to a kill', whilst Craig for 'Bond 25' will be aged around 51 years.
Retirement Daniel Craig has said that he would retire from the role of James Bond if he felt he was too old to play the character. Craig has also said that it has become harder to be fit enough for the role and that there has been more use of doubles for action sequences.
Painless Reportedly, Daniel Craig is expected to going to be dramatically cutting back on doing any dangerous stunt work in this film, due to his age and his injury on Spectre (2015). A source has said that his wife, Rachel Weisz, doesn't want him in agony again due to none of his aches and pains have gone away completely. Craig has said: "I knackered my knee and had surgery, I've had my right shoulder reconstructed, my other knee operated on and my thumb got hurt.
Change of director Cary Joji Fukunaga replaced Danny Boyle as the film's director. On Thursday 20th September 2018 it was announced that Cary Joji Fukunaga will direct the 25th Bond film. Boyle, the previous director signed to the project, had left one month earlier on 21st August 21st that year. Many directors were considered for replacement, with the short-list rumored to include Jean-Marc Vallée, David Mackenzie, Denis Villeneuve, Yann Demange, Edward Berger, and Edgar Wright.
Cary Fukunaga Cary Fukunaga is the first American director to direct an official Bond film. Fukunaga is also the first director of Asian heritage to direct a James Bond film.
IMAX This will be the first James Bond movie to be shot with an IMAX Camera. Previous Bond films exhibited in IMAX theaters were converted by upscaling to the IMAX format i.e. they were optimized for IMAX theaters.
Female scriptwriter With this film, Phoebe Waller-Bridge is the second female screenwriter credited for writing on a James Bond film after Johanna Harwood for both Dr. No (1962) and From Russia with Love (1963).
Cuban Bond Girl First James Bond film to feature a major leading Bond Girl from Cuba with the casting of Cuban born actress Ana de Armas who plays Paloma.