Box Office: Bond Opens on Top as ‘No Time to Die’ Targets $60 Million Opening Weekend

North American audiences are showing up for Daniel Craig’s final bow as James Bond. MGM and EON Productions’ “No Time to Die” is expected to open at the top of the domestic box office with a projected weekend haul of $60 million.

The 25th film in the 007 franchise earned an impressive $23.3 million on Friday and Thursday night previews. The release marks United Artists Releasing’s widest theatrical launch in history, opening across 4,407 theaters. While “No Time to Die’s” Friday numbers fall a bit short of those of recent series entries like 2015’s “Spectre” ($27.4 million) and 2012’s Skyfall (a franchise high $30.5 million), the total still indicates

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