Previously the United States release date was announced for November 2019, but there was concern this would be pushed back due to Craig focusing on the new addition to his family and Boyle on his Richard Curtis rom-com.
Production is set to begin on December 3 at UK's Pinewood Studios.
Confirmation of Craig's fifth Bond film followed speculation that the 50-year-old actor was about to hand in his license to kill.
Craig has played Bond since 2006's "Casino Royale".
After more than a decade at Sony Pictures, James Bond has a few new partners. According to Deadline, Universal Pictures has won the global and home entertainment distribution rights while the film's domestic distribution will be handled in a joint venture by MGM and Annapurna Pictures.
Whishaw recently greeted rumours of Boyle's involvement enthusiastically. I am working on a Richard Curtis script at the moment.
The 25th film in the long running spy series offers everyone a chance to send Daniel Craig off in style (because there's no way he comes back for round six), with a respected, Oscar-winning English director at the helm.
The first 007 flick since 2015's Spectre, Bond 25 will see the return of Daniel Craig for his fifth outing in the role, though there was certainly a time when we didn't think we'd see the day.
Studio MGM and producers Barbara Broccoli and Michael G Wilson caught wind of Boyle's idea, and liked it enough for Hodge to make his Bond screenplay presentable, industry presses reported in February.