James Bond: No Time To Die ‘finishes’ threads from earlier Daniel Craig films says Ben Whishaw

Ben Whishaw (left) revealed that loose ends will be tied up in No Time To Die (Picture: PA/Rex)

Ben Whishaw has revealed that storyline ‘threads’ will be finished from earlier James Bond films in No Time To Die

The long-awaited upcoming movie, which will be Daniel Craig’s final outing as the superspy, is set to be release in September but the plot remains a closely-guarded secret. 

Ben, 40, who reprises his role of Q in the hotly-anticipated film, revealed that viewers will see some loose ends from earlier films tied up in the upcoming movie. 

He told the I newspaper: ‘[It was] really special. It was quite moving really. This takes threads that began in earlier films and finishes them.

‘I’m gonna be intrigued to see it and how it feels, this thing that we made before this whole thing happened, and life was completely turned over.’

No Time To Die had been one of the movies most affected by the coronavirus pandemic, with the original release date slated for April 2020. 

Ben returns as Q in No Time To Die (Picture: MGM)

However, due to the closure of cinemas, the date was shelved and eventually put back to September of this year. 

Rumours of a potential replacement for Daniel have been circulating since the actor announced that he would be leaving the iconic role, but no actor has been confirmed to take over as James Bond as yet. 

With former Bridgerton star Rege-Jean Page being one of the names in the ring, producer Barbara Broccoli is said to be waiting until the film has been released before considering anyone for the job. 

Rege-Jean Page is one of the stars tipped to take over as Bond (Picture: Getty Images)

A source told the Daily Star: ‘Rege may be the bookies favourite, but producer Barbara Broccoli won’t consider a new 007 until Daniel finishes his No Time To Die promotion – simply out of respect for Daniel.

‘We are almost a year away from the process really beginning. And in that time other names will come into the picture.

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‘Barbara is never one to simply pick the hottest star of the moment. Everyone has to audition and go through a vetting process – everyone… yes everyone has to pass her tests.’

No Time To Die will be released on September 30, 2021. 

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