All Bad Choices for James Bond: Should ‘No Time to Die’ Stick to October Release?

MGM insists the 25th film in the 007 franchise will open in theaters Oct. 8

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James Bond has survived some pretty tight scrapes over the years. He’s been thrown out of an airplane without a parachute. Shoved in a swimming pool full of sharks. Had a laser beam aimed at his groin. But in the six decades since 007 first appeared on screen, he’s never fallen into a more treacherous or diabolical trap: Next month, he’ll be venturing into movie theaters in the middle of a pandemic. 

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