No Time to Die China premiere and publicity tour cancelled due to coronavirus outbreak
No Time to Die, starring Daniel Craig as James Bond, is the 25th film about the British spy.
According to Deadline, movie's lead star Daniel Craig and other cast members won't attend the April screening or the subsequent publicity tour of the country.
Cinemas across the world's second-largest box office market remain shut indefinitely amid efforts to controlling the spread of the virus.
There is currently little clarity on when business may return to normal. The death toll in China now exceeds 1,770 people.
Craig returns to play the suave British spy for the fifth and final time in the movie, directed by Cary Joji Fukunaga.
No Time To Die also stars Ben Whishaw, Naomie Harris, Ralph Fiennes, Lea Seydoux, Jeffrey Wright, Rami Malek, Lashana Lynch, and others.
The film is slated for a UK release on April 8 and in North America on 10 April.
Hollywood couple, behind Searchlight Pictures' five Oscar-winning films including Nomadland, call it quits after 21 years
Steve Gilula and Nancy Utley, senior executives at Searchlight Pictures for 21 of its 27 years, who shaped global culture with Oscar-winning hits like Nomadland, 12 Years a Slave, Black Swan, The Grand Budapest Hotel, and Slumdog Millionaire, announced their surprise retirement on 20 April.
Olympia Dukakis died Saturday morning in her home in New York City, according to her agent.
Despite the historic debut, Japanese animated movie Demon Slayer was beaten over the weekend by another release: Mortal Kombat, which raked in $22.5 million at the North American box office.