‘No Time To Die’ – latest James Bond movie Announces Partnership with HMD Global, The Home of Nokia Phones.
Famed ‘phone-ographer’ captures new 00 agent Lashana Lynch in a truly epic shoot
- Famed ‘phone-ographer’ captures new 00 agent Lashana Lynch in a truly epic shoot
- The No Time To Die partnership is part of HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, largest ever global marketing campaign
- Images show the cinematic capabilities of the Nokia 8.3 5G and positions it as ‘The Only Gadget You’ll Ever Need’
- Nokia is the official phone partner of the 25th Bond film, No Time To Die, which is out in cinemas in November
British actress, Lashana Lynch, star of the 25th Bond movie No Time To Die, has been captured by social media ‘phone-ographer’ Ben Maclean as part of HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, largest ever global marketing campaign. Ben has over half a million followers on social media and is known for his creative photography and tricks.
The shoot, which took place at the iconic Pinewood Studios, sees Lashana as new 00 agent Nomi in a Bond-inspired scene, featuring a series of epic effects including smoke and a 30 foot rig suspending Ben in the air to capture the ultimate shot. Her Nokia 8.3 5G is positioned by her side as ‘The Only Gadget You Ever Need’.
The images follow the news, in March, that HMD Global is the official phone partner for the 25th James Bond film, No Time To Die. The film features a range of devices including the Nokia 8.3 5G, a truly global, future-proof 5G1 smartphone that comes with comes with a powerful PureView quad camera with ZEISS optics and the iconic Nokia 3310 fans know and love.
The partnership allows HMD Global to demonstrate its status as a global provider of AndroidTM smartphones, showcasing its commitment to security, speed and innovation, meeting the demands of the world’s toughest customers.
Lashana Lynch, who plays 00 agent Nomi in No Time To Die, said: ““The world we live in now means we all have the ultimate gadget in our pockets. It’s amazing what smartphones can do nowadays. I’m excited to be unveiling this new smartphone to celebrate the release of No Time To Die in November, and the Nokia 8.3 5G is proof that Bond gadgets are always ahead of the game.”
Florian Seiche, CEO of HMD Global which produces Nokia phones, said: “Few cultural properties place technology at the heart of their appeal quite like No Time To Die. The film’s commitment to innovation, paired with the amazing technology built into each Nokia smartphone, making our devices the only gadget that anyone – even a 00 agent – will ever need, makes this partnership a real force to be reckoned with.
“Trust, security and iconic quality design are the foundations every Nokia phone is built upon and our values reflect those of No Time to Die and the trailblazing new 00 agent, Nomi. We take great pride in making the latest technology accessible to everyone and look forward to doing this via our latest partnership”.
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About HMD Global
Headquartered in Espoo, Finland, HMD Global Oy is the home of Nokia phones. HMD designs and markets a range of smartphones and feature phones targeted at a range of consumers and price points. With a commitment to innovation and quality, HMD is the proud exclusive licensee of the Nokia brand for phones and tablets. For further information, see www.hmdglobal.com. Nokia is a registered trademark of Nokia Corporation.
About NO TIME TO DIE
NO TIME TO DIE, 007 and related James Bond Trademarks and Materials ©1962-2020 Danjaq and MGM. NO TIME TO DIE, and 007 related James Bond Trademarks are trademarks of Danjaq. All Rights Reserved.
No Time To Die will be in cinemas through Universal Pictures International in the UK and MGM in the US via their United Artists Releasing banner.
In No Time To Die, Bond has left active service and is enjoying a tranquil life in Jamaica. His peace is short-lived when his old friend Felix Leiter from the CIA turns up asking for help. The mission to rescue a kidnapped scientist turns out to be far more treacherous than expected, leading Bond onto the trail of a mysterious villain armed with dangerous new technology.
About EON Productions
EON Productions Limited and Danjaq LLC are wholly owned and controlled by the Broccoli/Wilson family. Danjaq is the US based company that co-owns, with Metro Goldwyn Mayer Studios, the copyright in the existing James Bond films and controls the right to produce future James Bond films. EON Productions, an affiliate of Danjaq, is the UK based production company that has made the James Bond films since 1962 and together with Danjaq controls all worldwide merchandising. The twenty-fifth 007 film is currently in post-production. For more information, visit www.007.com.
About Metro Goldwyn Mayer
Metro Goldwyn Mayer is a leading entertainment company focused on the production and global distribution of film and television content. The company owns one of the world’s deepest libraries of premium film and television content. In addition, MGM has investments in domestic and international television channels and is the majority owner of and distributor for United Artists Media Group (UAMG). For more information, visit www.mgm.com.
Universal Pictures International (UPI) is the international marketing and distribution division for Universal Pictures. In the United Kingdom, Ireland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Switzerland, the Netherlands, France, Russia, Korea, Australia, Mexico, Brazil, Hong Kong, India and China, UPI directly markets and distributes movies through its local offices, creating campaigns and release strategies that respond to the culture and market behaviour of those territories. In other parts of the world, UPI partners with Paramount and Sony in the distribution of all three companies’ films. Universal Pictures is part of NBCUniversal, one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.
About United Artists
United Artists Releasing, a joint venture between Metro Goldwyn Mayer (MGM) and Annapurna Pictures (Annapurna), is a U.S. theatrical releasing company. Built upon the legacy of the iconic United Artists motion picture studio, the joint venture provides a home where filmmakers are supported by thoughtful approaches to marketing, publicity and distribution. United Artists Releasing offers content creators an alternative distribution option outside of the studio system and supports Annapurna and MGM’s film slates as well as the films of third-party filmmakers.