The fifth and final outing of Daniel Craig as James Bond in No Time To Die will encounter some known faces making a comeback. Even though a lot of new characters will make their debut in this franchise of 007, characters from as old as “Quantum of Solace” will play a role.
Craig has conducted M16 since “Casino Royale” of 2006 via one dangerous mission after the upcoming circumventing, one-upping brutal mastermind, and evenly deciding on a preferred drink of choice. However, James Bond has faced losses for as many associates as he has got over the passage of time. And if the trailer of this upcoming 007 film indicates then his personal hurdles with Léa Seydoux’s Madeleine Swann will be portrayed with equal importance to the threat that the new villain in No Time To Die.
James Bond Characters Revisited For “No Time To Die”
No Time To Die full movie will be introducing a handful of debuts that include Malek as the new villain of the film – Safin, Lashana Lynch as an oo agent Nomi, and the co-star of Knives Out Ana de Armas as Paloma. But apart from that, it is the returning characters who will extend help to tie a neat bow around 14 years long run of Craig as 007. Here is a list of every character that will be revisited in this film.
In No Time To Die, Craig returns as James Bond after taking a break. After “Spectre” in 2015, Daniel Craig took a gap from the on-screen intelligence, exchanging it with an uncredited jewel in “Star Wars: The Force Awakens”, a comedic navigation “Logan Lucky” by Stephen Soderberg, and a role of a private investigator as Benoit Blanc in “Knives Out” that was nominated for the Golden Globe. In this film, Craig comes out of retirement to help his old friend, Felix Leiter. In the process of doing so, Bond finally sets down a deadly path where is bound to face his old as well as new villains.
Ernst Stavro Blofeld
Christoph Waltz is a two time Academy Award winner. He will be returning the second time in the 007 franchise being the classic Bond Villain – Blofeld. After he was ultimately circumvented by Bond at the end of Spectre, he finally lived to witness another day. However, despite Bond getting the upper hand, and Blofeld being locked securely in the highest security lock up, the franchise fans know better than to bet against Blofeld.
Madeleine Swann cannot be called the typical “Bond Girl”. She is the daughter of late Mr. White who is a former member of “Spectre” and a recurring antagonist of 007’s. In this film, Swann gets entrapped in Bond’s misadventures and ends up joining Bond on his mission, and was close to losing her life in the process.
When it comes to his gadgets and technology, James Bond is lost without Q played by Ben Whishaw. The two created a strong alliance when Q debuted in Skyfall in 2012. Ever since then, he has been assisting bond, and though it is hazy how exactly he going to manage to help bond in getting out of the tense situation in No Time To Die, the idea that this is the last chance of Craig to play with some expensive toys implies that the fans should expect him to be the authority of some last minute deus ex machinas in the eleventh hour of the film.
Felix Leiter is a CIA agent who appeared only twice in the 0007 franchise in Craig’s first 2 films “Casino Royale” and “Quantum of Solace”. He has proven himself to be a loyal friend of 007. Even though Leiter is a strong supporting character, his relations with Bond turn up being the narrative catalyst in No Time To Die which ultimately puts up the final chapter of Craig in the franchise.
No Time To Die - Cast And Release Date
No Time To Die release date has been scheduled on 30 September 2021 in the UK and 8 October 2021 in the US, after being delayed by the departure of Boyle and later by the COVID-19 pandemic and No Time To Die cast include:
- Daniel Craig as James Bond
- Rami Malek as Lucifer Safin
- Léa Seydoux as Dr. Madeleine Swann
- Lashana Lynch as Nomi
- Ben Whishaw as Q
- Naomie Harris as Eve Moneypenny
- Jeffrey Wright as Felix Leiter
- Christoph Waltz as Ernst Stavro Blofeld
- Ralph Fiennes as M
No Time To Die will be introducing new characters in the 007 franchise but along with that, it will also revisit old characters of the James Bond series. The final chapter of James Bond by Daniel Craig is going to offer a better plot as expected by the fans.