No Time To Die stars Daniel Craig and Rami Malek surprised a socially aloof audience at an IMAX theater in Burbank, California.
The duo have appeared together all week in the final push leading up to the release of 007’s latest installment, which marks the last time Craig will play the iconic James Bond character.
Entering from the left of the stage, the audience waiting for the film to begin were stunned as the two actors made their way past the screen.
Star align: Daniel Craig and Rami Malek surprised an audience at an IMAX theater preparing to watch the new James Bond film, No Time To Die
As the noise of the shouting and cheering crowd grew louder, Craig, clad in faded blue jeans and a black long-sleeved shirt, announced, “I’d like to introduce someone to you. He’s the great Oscar-winning actor Mr. Rami Malek. ‘
Dressed in a black suit and white shirt, Malek showered his colleague with equal admiration.
“Thank you,” said the Bohemian Rhapsody star, 40, “and he’s one of the greatest actors of all time. This is Daniel Craig.
Stunned: Audiences looked slightly stunned as the two actors walked past the big cinema screen to prepare for the debut of 007’s latest film
Set-up: As the noise of the crowd shouting and cheering grew louder, Craig announced, “I would like to introduce someone to you. This is the great Oscar-winning actor Mr. Rami Malek ‘
Safety first: with COVID-19 still a danger, the public was correctly socially distanced
The duo wasted no time getting straight into the introduction of No Time To Die, which was originally slated to premiere in November 2019, but has been repeatedly postponed, largely due to the COVID pandemic. -19.
“We made this film in IMAX. I haven’t seen this movie in IMAX, ”Craig revealed to the crowd, adding,“ It was made to be seen on the big screen.
The England native, 53, got a little excited, adding: ‘I can’t tell you how overwhelmed, happy and elated you are [I am] by the fact that you are sitting in this cinema about to watch this movie on this screen.
Back to you: Malek, 40, thanked the applause and then added, “And he’s one of the greatest actors of all time. It’s Daniel Craig ‘
Beau: The Bohemian Rhapsody star looked stylish in a black suit, white button-down shirt and dress shoes
Cool cat: the native of England, 53, opted for blue jeans, a black long-sleeved shirt and brown boots in the fashion department
After sharing a few laughs, Craig told the audience to “have a good evening” and that it was “nice to see you”. Enjoy.
The crowd roared in approval and admiration as the two stars waved to them as they walked out the same way they entered.
Video of their surprise appearance was shot and posted by AMC Theaters President Adam Aron.
“It’s so cool,” he began in the caption of the clip. “Wonderful things are happening for the guests of @AMCTheatres. Daniel Craig and Rami Malek surprised our moviegoers just before a preview screening of NO TIME TO DIE on the AMC Burbank @ IMAX screen… The name is Bond, James Bond. ‘
Revelation: “We made this film in IMAX. I have not seen this film in IMAX ”, revealed Craig to the crowd, before adding:“ It was designed to be seen on the big screen ”
Farewell: After sharing a few laughs, Craig told the audience to “have a good evening” and that it was “nice to see you”. Enjoy’
Promo Mode: Video of No Time To Die star’s surprise appearance was filmed and posted by AMC Theaters President Adam Aron