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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.''

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Daniel Dae Kim Joins Summit’s ‘Insurgent’ (EXCLUSIVE)

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“Lost” actor Daniel Dae Kim is set to board Summit’s “Insurgent,” the sequel to “Divergent” starring Shailene Woodley and Theo James. Octavia Spencer, Jonny Weston and Suki Waterhouse recently joined the cast, with Jai Courtney, Miles Teller and Ansel Elgort also onboard to reprise their roles. The film will be directed by Robert Schwentke fr ...
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Cameron On His Role In "Terminator: Genesis"

Jun 2 2014 2:56pm CDT | Source: Dark Horizons

Though he's not officially a part of it, James Cameron revealed at the Los Angeles Times' 2014 Hero Complex Film Festival this week that he had a small hand in the upcoming "Terminator" reboot. At last report, the film isn't a straight up reboot. Rather, it's pulling a move similar to 2009's "Star Trek" reboot and this month's "X-Men: Days of Future Past" - using time travel elements to effectively reset the franc ...
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Terminator 5: Genesis: See Badass Sarah Connor in Shootout with Cops!

Jun 2 2014 6:11am CDT | Source: movie pilot

The filming of Terminator: Genesis is well underway and the producers are not backward in coming forward with pictures from the set.Alas, we haven't seen much of Arnie in action just yet, but we have been treated to a sneak peek at Sarah Connor's gun toting ways as she shoots up a cop car. If you squint, the pictures below look like they just might be Emilia Clarke and Jai Courtney, but they are i ...
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