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Bruce Willis Circling Several New Movies
Which will he plump for?

30 April 2009  |  Written by Chris Hewitt  |  Source: The Hollywood Reporter

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Bruce Willis is something of a busy boy at the moment. The Die Hard star is currently preparing to shoot the Kevin Smith-directed action comedy, A Couple Of Dicks ,but before that he has the small matter of choosing his next project. And he’s got three potential movies to choose from.

First up is an offer on the table from Summit to star in Red, an action thriller about a former CIA black-ops agent who is forced back into action when a hitman targets both him and his girlfriend. Based on a DC/Wildstorm comic book, it seems pretty far along, with Lorenzo di Bonaventura and Mark Vahradian producing, while Richard Donner tops a list of potential directors.

However, the Hollywood Reporter’s Risky Biz blog is saying that Willis and Summit are in talks, although those talks “could yet break off”. Frankly, we don’t know if we can stand the tension any more – our fingernails are chewed down to the quick.

Second on Bruce’s big list of future movies is Inventory, a NuImage/Millennium movie in which Willis would play a cop on the trail of a murderer. Of course, Willis has made movies like that before, so we’re sure that there’s more than meets the eye about both that and Red, beyond the rather rote one-line descriptions.

At the moment, Willis looks likely to choose from Red or Inventory, with the chances that he’ll plump for Antoine Fuqua’s mob biopic, Scarpa, apparently receding into the distance. Scarpa would see Willis reteam with his Tears Of The Sun director to play Greg Scarpa, an FBI informant lodged deep within a New York mob family. The Hollywood Reporter is fairly confident that Willis won’t make that movie, which seems like a shame, as it appears to be the most original of the bunch.

We’ll keep you posted on Willis’ choices as he makes them. Obviously, we’re going to focus on these movie-related choices and not more mundane affairs, such as whether he’ll have fish or chicken for lunch. But we recommend the chicken.


 


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RE: How about the Expendables Bruce?
OH my GOD! Charisma Carpenter is in this film and she is gorgous. Anyone know if she has a large part? More

Posted by The REAL Bozz at 18:42 on 30 April 2009 | Report This Post

RE: How about the Expendables Bruce?
Bruce Willis should do don 2sp; Think about it... More

Posted by Tech_Noir at 17:57 on 30 April 2009 | Report This Post

How about the Expendables Bruce?
Since you got some free time, give your old friend Sly a call he needs a casting for Mr Church. Then this will be the ultimate Action movie. More

Posted by mbubble11 at 10:31 on 30 April 2009 | Report This Post

Depends on the fish!
Chicken is better than tuna, IMHO, but Salmon or Bass might sway Brucie yet ... I need to know! More

Posted by Nicky C at 09:04 on 30 April 2009 | Report This Post

ER, didn't he sue the makers of Tears of the Sun........
Over an injury he sustained on set while filming? (is he likely to want to work with those guys again) RED sounds interesting, if a little generic, but Donner's 16 Blocks with Brucie was great, proving that alongside Spielberg and Scorsese Richard Donner is one of the few 70's directors who can still hack it. More

Posted by boredbluekoala at 08:52 on 30 April 2009 | Report This Post

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