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03 October 2012  |  Written by James White  |  Source: Entertainment Weekly

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The first official A Good Day To Die Hard picture – at least with the now standard action movie colour scheme – has arrived over at Entertainment Weekly and you can see it above.

This latest outing for Bruce Willis’ ex-NYPD officer and endlessly frustrated traveller John McClane finds him in Moscow, attempting to figure out some serious international trouble while also reconnecting with his estranged son, Jack (Jai Courtney).

Of course, nothing in John’s life is ever simple. Even trying to mend fences with his spawn. “The relationship isn’t always functional. These are two guys who have been estranged for some time, Courtney tells EW. “John likes to wing it, see what happens. Jack’s more of a strategist.”

Empire chatted with the movie’s director, John Moore a little while back, and he revealed that we can expect solid McClane action this time around. "There are a couple of great gags and a couple of great McClanisms. It’s not like he this idiot, bumbling around Moscow making ‘America won the Cold War’ jokes. It’s not Carry On Die Hard, I can assure you..."

A Good Day To Die Hard will shoot onto our screens on February 14.


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Total crap!
Die Hard 4 was awful! This sounds awful! Will not waste my money on seeing this! More

Posted by Silvio Mugabe at 14:04 on 04 October 2012 | Report This Post

What son?
Was it ever mentioned in any of the 4 films he ever had a son? More

Posted by gb901 at 13:48 on 04 October 2012 | Report This Post

Have any suppposed related actors looked less alike?
... More

Posted by spideed2 at 12:34 on 04 October 2012 | Report This Post

Die Hard 5: Been Dead for Ages
The series has gone so lame, I didn't even know they were making a new one? The first three movies were brilliant (apart from the last few minutes of With a Vengeance), and they should have left it there. DH4 was an atrocity to cinema, and I've avoided watching Willis in anything since then. Stick to the crappy Sky TV ads, man.... More

Posted by BatSpider at 09:59 on 04 October 2012 | Report This Post

RE: WTF?
L: Drooch Marco Beltrami scoring. w, damn...... More

Posted by Shifty Bench at 02:51 on 04 October 2012 | Report This Post

RE: WTF?
L: Drooch L: OPEN YOUR EYES L: Drooch L: MonsterCat L: Drooch John Moore directing. Skip Woods writing. Marco Beltrami scoring. Overseen by Tom Rothman. This film will maraud McClane's corpse, after he was unceremoniously murdered by orgivable atrocity that is DH4.t this will be as appalling as that juvenile watered/dumbed down creampuff for kids, but it will almost certainly be another nail in the coffin of this once-great series, which Bruce inexpl More

Posted by Whistler at 02:21 on 04 October 2012 | Report This Post

RE: WTF?
L: OPEN YOUR EYES L: Drooch L: MonsterCat L: Drooch John Moore directing. Skip Woods writing. Marco Beltrami scoring. Overseen by Tom Rothman. This film will maraud McClane's corpse, after he was unceremoniously murdered by orgivable atrocity that is DH4.t this will be as appalling as that juvenile watered/dumbed down creampuff for kids, but it will almost certainly be another nail in the coffin of this once-great series, which Bruce inexplicably seems to hat More

Posted by Drooch at 01:58 on 04 October 2012 | Report This Post

RE: Don't judge yet...
L: TPM007 The guys who are hating on Die Hard 4 need to really feast their eyes on the un-cut edition, with more swearing and violence, as it really does change the tone of the film back to the good ol' McClane! As long as the John and son story takes a back seat and McClane does his own thing, I'll be lookin forward to this one! The trailer (rumoured for next week) may bring some light to the film... adly, the 'un-cut edition' was a reaction to outraged fans, and featured dubbed in More

Posted by Drooch at 01:54 on 04 October 2012 | Report This Post

RE: WTF?
L: Drooch L: MonsterCat L: Drooch John Moore directing. Skip Woods writing. Marco Beltrami scoring. Overseen by Tom Rothman. This film will maraud McClane's corpse, after he was unceremoniously murdered by orgivable atrocity that is DH4.t this will be as appalling as that juvenile watered/dumbed down creampuff for kids, but it will almost certainly be another nail in the coffin of this once-great series, which Bruce inexplicably seems to hate. top punishing go More

Posted by MonsterCat at 00:36 on 04 October 2012 | Report This Post

RE: WTF?
L: Drooch L: MonsterCat L: Drooch John Moore directing. Skip Woods writing. Marco Beltrami scoring. Overseen by Tom Rothman. This film will maraud McClane's corpse, after he was unceremoniously murdered by orgivable atrocity that is DH4.t this will be as appalling as that juvenile watered/dumbed down creampuff for kids, but it will almost certainly be another nail in the coffin of this once-great series, which Bruce inexplicably seems to hate. top punishing go More

Posted by OPEN YOUR EYES at 00:33 on 04 October 2012 | Report This Post

Don't judge yet...
The guys who are hating on Die Hard 4 need to really feast their eyes on the un-cut edition, with more swearing and violence, as it really does change the tone of the film back to the good ol' McClane! As long as the John and son story takes a back seat and McClane does his own thing, I'll be lookin forward to this one! The trailer (rumoured for next week) may bring some light to the film... More

Posted by TPM007 at 00:33 on 04 October 2012 | Report This Post

RE: WTF?
L: MonsterCat L: Drooch John Moore directing. Skip Woods writing. Marco Beltrami scoring. Overseen by Tom Rothman. This film will maraud McClane's corpse, after he was unceremoniously murdered by orgivable atrocity that is DH4.t this will be as appalling as that juvenile watered/dumbed down creampuff for kids, but it will almost certainly be another nail in the coffin of this once-great series, which Bruce inexplicably seems to hate. top punishing good film-making. o More

Posted by Drooch at 00:30 on 04 October 2012 | Report This Post

RE: WTF?
L: Drooch John Moore directing. Skip Woods writing. Marco Beltrami scoring. Overseen by Tom Rothman. This film will maraud McClane's corpse, after he was unceremoniously murdered by orgivable atrocity that is DH4.t this will be as appalling as that juvenile watered/dumbed down creampuff for kids, but it will almost certainly be another nail in the coffin of this once-great series, which Bruce inexplicably seems to hate. top punishing good film-making. More

Posted by MonsterCat at 23:53 on 03 October 2012 | Report This Post

RE: WTF?
Courier New"]This latest outing for Bruce Willis’ ex-NYPD officer and endlessly frustrated traveller John McClane finds him in Moscow, attempting to figure out some serious international trouble lso reconnecting with his estranged son, Jack (Jai Courtney)]sm=34.gif] Id forgotten about this. More

Posted by OPEN YOUR EYES at 23:51 on 03 October 2012 | Report This Post

RE: WTF?
John Moore directing. Skip Woods writing. Marco Beltrami scoring. Overseen by Tom Rothman. This film will maraud McClane's corpse, after he was unceremoniously murdered by the unforgivable atrocity that is DH4. I doubt this will be as appalling as that juvenile watered/dumbed down creampuff for kids, but it will almost certainly be another nail in the coffin of this once-great series, which Bruce inexplicably seems to hate. More

Posted by Drooch at 23:39 on 03 October 2012 | Report This Post

THAT'S IT?!
I love the Die Hard series (yes, i loved the 4th one) but how is THIS supposed to get people excited? for all we known it's from Looper or Red or Expendables. More

Posted by Hughezyvstheworld at 23:03 on 03 October 2012 | Report This Post

WTF?
Oh Sweet Jesus... McClane in Moscow with son called Jai. So they are actually trying to exceed the idiocy of the previous film. The majesty of one of the greatest franchises ever has tarnished permanently. More

Posted by Pelle at 21:09 on 03 October 2012 | Report This Post


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