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Die Hard director defends son twist

Die Hard director defends son twist

Feb 8 2013, 2:12am CST | by

John Moore has branded claims Jai Courtney appears in 'A Good Day to Die Hard' to extend the franchise as ''bulls**t''. The director insists the actor's casting as John McClane's son Jack was a ''...

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Die Hard director defends son twist

Feb 8 2013, 2:12am CST | by

John Moore has branded claims Jai Courtney appears in 'A Good Day to Die Hard' to extend the franchise as ''bulls**t''.

The director insists the actor's casting as John McClane's son Jack was a ''naturally occurring story'' and he knows lead star Bruce Willis wouldn't put up with such a ''cynical'' plot device if it had been deliberately created for such purposes.

John said: ''Let me tell you this, God's honest truth, Bruce wouldn't stand for any of that cynical bulls**t. This was a story that Bruce pitched to us, he said, 'I think in this 'Die Hard' it will be good to go find my son.'

''The son has always existed, even in the very first movie he was a little kid, if you remember. I think if the kid hadn't existed and it had been a manufactured pitch, people would be rightly cynical and go, 'Oh f**k off'' but this is a very naturally occurring story, somewhere along the line people said, 'Its a franchise torch passing.' ''

And John knows if fans are unhappy with the direction the latest movie in the action series takes, they will make their feelings known.

Speaking at the movie's premiere at the Empire Leicester Square on Thursday (07.02.13), he told BANG Showbiz: ''You know what it doesn't matter what we plan, people will either vote, or not vote with their feet.''

Source: Bang Movies


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Russell Crowe's Directorial Debut 'The Water Diviner' Aussie Trailer

Sep 30 2014 5:04pm CDT | Source: First Showing

After some footage surfaced in our first look at Russell Crowe's directorial debut The Water Diviner earlier this year, the first trailer for the film has finally arrived from Down Under. The film follows Crowe as an Australian man who travels to Turkey four years after the Battle of Gallipoli to try and locate his three missing sons. After working with directors like Ridley Scott, Ron Howard and Darren Aronofsky most recently, it looks like Crowe might have ...
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Jai Courtney Joins Dito Montiel’s ‘Man Down’

Sep 30 2014 5:02pm CDT | Source: Deadline

EXCLUSIVE: Jai Courtney has joined the cast of Man Down, the psychological thriller from helmer Dito Montiel that's ramping up to begin filming next month in Louisiana. The A Good Day To Die Hard and Divergent actor joins Shia LaBeouf, Gary Oldman, Kate Mara and Toby Kebbell in the story of Gabriel Drummer, a haunted Afghanistan war veteran who attempts to come to terms with his past while searching ...
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3 weeks ago

Paramount Dates Terminator: Genisys Sequels

Sep 7 2014 1:27pm CDT | Source: Empire Online

They're set for 2017 and 2018, filming back to backIt’s become fairly standard for sequels to wannabe franchises to be announced in advance of the first film’s release date, and we suppose with the Terminator series, there is enough of a built-in core audience to sustain films through rougher patches. Paramount is showing some confidence in its reboot of the James Cameron-birthed universe, nailing down 2017 and 2018 release dates for two ...
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3 weeks ago

Paramount confirms dates for Terminator: Genisys sequels

Sep 7 2014 11:38am CDT | Source: Total Film

Paramount has confirmed that Terminator: Genisys will receive a pair of sequels, with the second and third films in the newly-rebooted series to land in 2017 and 2018. The second film in the series is now officially confirmed to arrive in US cinemas on 19 May 2017, while the third film will open on 29 June 2018. The two sequels are set to film back to back, assuming of course that the first film performs well enough at t ...
Source: Total Film   Full article at: Total Film


3 weeks ago

Joel Edgerton Hides a Crime in US Trailer for Aussie Thriller 'Felony'

Sep 5 2014 3:17pm CDT | Source: First Showing

A full year after debuting at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival, the Australian thriller Felony is poised to hit theaters in the United States this fall. Joel Edgerton (The Great Gatsby, Animal Kingdom) wrote the film and stars in the story of a detective trying to hide a drunk driving accident after celebrating a major drug bust earlier in the day. One of his colleagues (Tom Wilkinson) tries to cover up the truth while another (Jai Coutney) is intent on finding out wh ...
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7 weeks ago

Terminator 5 Officially Titled Terminator: Genisys

Aug 8 2014 5:38am CDT | Source: movienewz

Production has officially wrapped on Paramount’s Terminator sequel and star Arnold Schwarzenegger has revealed the film will be titled Terminator Genisys. Arnold Schwarzenegger, Emilia Clarke and Jai Courtney star in the fifth installment of...The post Terminator 5 Officially Titled Terminator: Genisys ...
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