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‘No Time to Die’ Chinese Premiere Canceled Due to Coronavirus Outbreak

‘No Time to Die’ Chinese Premiere Canceled Due to Coronavirus Outbreak

The planned April premiere in China for Daniel Craig’s final stint as James Bond in “No Time to Die” has been cancelled and a publicity tour postponed as the country grapples with the coronavirus. That comes as China has shuttered nearly all of its 70,000 theaters in the wake of the virus’ spread, already costing the movie business well over $1 billion.

Citing a studio insider, London’s Sunday Times reported that even if cinemas reopen in time for the film’s premiere, Craig, co-writer Phoebe Waller-Bridge, and Naomie Harris (Moneypenny) would be among those unable to get doctors’ clearance to travel to China.

Coronavirus has infected more than 69,000 people globally, mostly in mainland China. It has killed 1,669, including four outside mainland china, according to CNN.

The economic toll is already being felt by Hollywood. China has the world’s second-largest box office; a strong showing there is crucial for the

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