When Universal aligned with VeVe back in April, We postulated that James Bond would be a great area of IP for VeVe to explore. 5 months later, they have made this announcement confirming
New Zealand, Sept. 22, 2021 – VeVe, the largest mobile-first digital collectibles platform, has partnered with leading entertainment company Metro Goldwyn Mayer Studios (MGM) to launch a series of NFTs from the iconic James Bond franchise, more specifically, the first-ever digital collectibles for the upcoming film “No Time To Die.”
In the initial drop, fans will be able to purchase collectibles inspired by the new film including a glider and Safrin’s Mask exclusively through the VeVe app, available to download on the App Store and Google Play. The first drop date of James Bond NFTs will be announced soon.
“As one of the longest running and most successful film franchises of all time, James Bond continues to evolve and innovate to meet the demands of our devoted audiences around the globe,” said Stephen Bruno, Chief Marketing Officer at MGM. “We are thrilled to partner with VeVe to create the first-ever digital collectible from ‘No Time To Die,’ and offer fans an exclusive opportunity to own a piece of cinematic history.”
While many of the details around the NFT drops are still under wraps, additional drops of digital collectibles from the James Bond series will include other iconic items from the “No Time To Die” film.
“As fans of Bond, the film franchise’s legacy, and its ongoing impact worldwide, we couldn’t be more thrilled to bring an array of Bond digital collectibles to VeVe and our passionate community of collectors,” said Dan Crothers, Chief Operating Officer and Co-Founder of VeVe.
Through the VeVe platform, fans can showcase their digital collections in the app’s virtual showrooms as epic 3D dioramas, as well as virtually visit, comment on and like showrooms from other collectors. VeVe also offers an augmented reality (AR) photo mode that allows collectors to interact with every digital collectible in 3D, as well as share their collectibles through VeVe’s in-app social feed or on external social platforms. In addition, VeVe uses Ethereum’s layer 2 scaling protocol, Immutable X, providing a 99.9% reduction in environmental footprint.
To learn more about the VeVe app, please visit the official website here.
Founded in 2018, VeVe was created by collectors, for collectors to bring premium licensed NFT digital collectibles to the mass market. With over 350,000 active users and 1.4M NFTs sold, VeVe is the largest mobile-first digital collectibles platform and one of the top grossing Entertainment Apps in the Google Play and Apple stores.
Utilizing both blockchain and augmented reality technologies, VeVe offers premium licensed collectibles from leading brands including Marvel, DC Comics, Warner Bros, Cartoon Network, tokidoki, Ghostbusters, Back to the Future and more. For the first time, these brands can provide customization to collectibles after their initial sale, creating endless revenue possibilities for products both new and previously offered. In addition, VeVe’s 3D augmented reality photo mode allows collectors to interact with every digital collectible, as well as share their collectibles through VeVe’s in-app social feed, or on external social platforms including Twitter, Instagram, TikTok and more.
In March 2021, VeVe committed to 100% carbon neutral NFTs and provided $7+ million in grants to environmental nonprofits to raise money for causes through NFT promotions. In addition, VeVe uses Ethereum’s layer 2 scaling protocol, Immutable X, which provides instant trade confirmation, scalability (over 9,000 trades per second), zero gas fees, and a 99.9% reduction in environmental footprint.
The VeVe Digital Collectible app is available on both iOS and Android.
Learn more: VeVe.me
About No Time To Die:
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.
No Time To Die will be released in theaters beginning September 30th in the UK through Universal Pictures International and in the US on October 8th through MGM via their United Artists Releasing banner.
About Metro Goldwyn Mayer:
Metro Goldwyn Mayer (MGM) is a leading entertainment company focused on the production and global distribution of film and television content across all platforms. The company owns one of the world’s deepest libraries of premium film and television content as well as the premium pay television network EPIX, which is available throughout the U.S. via cable, satellite, telco, and digital distributors. In addition, MGM has investments in numerous other television channels, digital platforms, interactive ventures, and is producing premium short-form content for distribution. For more information, visit www.mgm.com.
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. For more information, visit www.007.com.