'Bond 25' has an official title — and it's a real killer

Franchises may live and (let) die, but James Bond is eternal. Earlier today, 007’s caretakers, producers Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli, unveiled the title for the super-spy’s 25th adventure... which is also likely to be the last time that Daniel Craig carries Bond’s license to kill. The Cary Joji Fukunaga-directed film is set to hit theaters in April 2020 as No Time to Die — the fourth 007 movie to feature the word “die” or “dies” in its name. (Predecessors include Live and Let Die, Tomorrow Never Dies and Die Another Day.) It’s also the longest title in Craig’s quintet of Bond blockbusters, finishing one word ahead of 2008’s Quantum of Solace.

It’s safe to assume that the action-packed events of the film won’t leave much time for Craig to perish. Written by a team that includes longtime Bond scribes Neal Purvis and Robert Wade, as well as Fukunaga, Scott Z. Burns and Fleabag’sPhoebe Waller-Bridge, the film opens with James happily enjoying retirement in Jamaica, the 007 moniker having been passed along to a new agent, played by Captain Marvel breakout star, Lashana Lynch. But the arrival of a new threat in the form of Oscar-winner Rami Malek pushes Bond off the beach and back into action.

As expected, Twitter has a variety of thoughts about the killer new Bond title.

Whether you like the tile or not, we expect you to see you in line for No Time to Die in the spring.

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IVER HEATH, ENGLAND - JUNE 20: Prince Charles, Prince of Wales poses with British actor Daniel Craig as he tours the set of the 25th James Bond Film at Pinewood Studios on June 20, 2019 in Iver Heath, England. The Prince of Wales, Patron, The British Film Institute and Royal Patron, the Intelligence Services toured the set of the 25th James Bond Film to celebrate the contribution the franchise has made to the British film industry. (Photo by Niklas Halle'n - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
VER HEATH, ENGLAND - JUNE 20: Prince Charles, Prince of Wales meets with actor Daniel Craig during a visit to the James Bond set at Pinewood Studios on June 20, 2019 in Iver Heath, England. HRH is the Royal Patron of The British Film Institute and the Intelligence Services. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
Britain's Prince Charles, Prince of Wales poses with British actor Daniel Craig as he tours the set of the 25th James Bond Film at Pinewood Studios in Iver Heath, west of London, on June 20, 2019. - The Prince of Wales, Patron, The British Film Institute and Royal Patron, the Intelligence Services toured the set of the 25th James Bond Film to celebrate the contribution the franchise has made to the British film industry. (Photo by Niklas HALLE'N / POOL / AFP) (Photo credit should read NIKLAS HALLE'N/AFP/Getty Images)
IVER HEATH, ENGLAND - JUNE 20: Britain's Prince Charles (L), Prince of Wales meets British actor Daniel Craig as he tours the set of the 25th James Bond Film at Pinewood Studios on June 20, 2019 in Iver Heath, England. The Prince of Wales, Patron, The British Film Institute and Royal Patron, the Intelligence Services toured the set of the 25th James Bond Film to celebrate the contribution the franchise has made to the British film industry. (Photo by Niklas Halle'n - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
IVER HEATH, ENGLAND - JUNE 20: Prince Charles, Prince of Wales tours the set of the 25th James Bond Film at Pinewood Studios on June 20, 2019 in Iver Heath, England. The Prince of Wales, Patron, The British Film Institute and Royal Patron, the Intelligence Services toured the set of the 25th James Bond Film to celebrate the contribution the franchise has made to the British film industry. (Photo by Niklas Halle'n - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
IVER HEATH, ENGLAND - JUNE 20: Prince Charles (R), Prince of Wales meets British actor Daniel Craig as he tours the set of the 25th James Bond Film at Pinewood Studios on June 20, 2019 in Iver Heath, England. The Prince of Wales, Patron, The British Film Institute and Royal Patron, the Intelligence Services toured the set of the 25th James Bond Film to celebrate the contribution the franchise has made to the British film industry. (Photo by Niklas Halle'n - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
Britain's Prince Charles (R), Prince of Wales meets British actor Daniel Craig as he tours the set of the 25th James Bond Film at Pinewood Studios in Iver Heath, west of London, on June 20, 2019. - The Prince of Wales, Patron, The British Film Institute and Royal Patron, the Intelligence Services toured the set of the 25th James Bond Film to celebrate the contribution the franchise has made to the British film industry. (Photo by Niklas HALLE'N / various sources / AFP) (Photo credit should read NIKLAS HALLE'N/AFP/Getty Images)
IVER HEATH, ENGLAND - JUNE 20: Prince Charles (L), Prince of Wales speaks with British actor Daniel Craig as he tours the set of the 25th James Bond Film at Pinewood Studios on June 20, 2019 in Iver Heath, England. The Prince of Wales, Patron, The British Film Institute and Royal Patron, the Intelligence Services toured the set of the 25th James Bond Film to celebrate the contribution the franchise has made to the British film industry. (Photo by Niklas Halle'n - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
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No Time to Die opens in theaters on April 3 in the U.K. and April 8 in the U.S.

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