February 13, 2011
Noam Murro Directing Die Hard 5
Fox has hired Noam Murro ("Smart People") to direct the fifth "Die Hard," from a script written by Skip Woods ("X-Men Origins: Wolverine").
July 7, 2010
Bruce Willis in a Bottle
Want to smell like a real man? You'll want to get your hands on a bottle of the new Bruce Willis fragrance, which is being promoted as "the manliest scent in the world."
May 5, 2010
Die Hard 5 Is in the Works
Ready for another installment in the "Die Hard" franchise? Fox certainly is -- and they're in negotiations with screenwriter Skip Woods ("Hitman") to pen a script.
March 6, 2008
Kim Newman on... Morituri
RT Obscura, the exclusive column by renowned critic Kim Newman, sees the writer plumbing the depths of the RT archive in search of some forgotten gems. In his 13th column, Kim uncovers a forgotten Brando/Brynner war film.
December 21, 2007
RT Presents 12 Days of Christmas Movies
Hoping everyone is having a white Christmas, we bring warmth and good-movie-viewing to you with this list of 12 top-rated Christmas movies. See who tops out at #1, it will probably surprise you.
September 24, 2007
Die Hard Director McTiernan Sentenced to Jail
The San Francisco Chronicle reports that John McTiernan -- director of Die Hard, Predator, and most recently, Basic -- has been sentenced to jail. He'll serve a four month sentence and pay a $100,000 fine for his connection to the case of the embroiled private eye, Anthony Pellicano.
June 27, 2007
Critical Consensus: Yippee-Ki-Yay! "Live Free Or Die Hard" Is Certified Fresh
Although the 1988 original is one of the touchstones of modern action cinema, and although Bruce Willis is still as big a star as he's ever been, there were concerns among "Die Hard" diehards that the latest installment, "Live Free Or Die Hard," would be a letdown. There was the PG-13 rating, and the fact that it's been 12 years since Willis' iconic Det. John McClane was on the case. Fear not, critics say.
February 16, 2007
Check Out the International Trailer for "Die Hard 4.0"
Yes, you heard me right: "Die Hard 4.0," because I doubt the title "Live Free or Die Hard" would mean a whole lot in France or Indonesia. Anyway, the international trailer is a bit shorter ... but a whole lot more action-intensive.
January 12, 2007
Kevin Smith on Hacker Duty for "Die Hard 4"?
Last week we learned that Kevin Smith would be playing a small (but inevitably colorful) role in this summer's action-fest "Live Free or Die Hard," and now comes AICN with a little bit of an update -- but before you click on in, ask yourself what kind of character Kevin Smith would be playing in a "Die Hard" movie.
January 9, 2007
The Wicked Alan Rickman Joins Tim Burton & "Sweeney Todd"
...and the cast for Tim Burton's "Sweeney Todd" adaptation just keeps getting cooler and cooler. The always-cool character actor known as Alan Rickman has just signed on to play opposite Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, and Sacha Baron Cohen.
January 3, 2007
Kevin Smith Fulfills His Bruce Willis Dream, Appears in "Die Hard 4"
If you're MySpace friends with "Clerks" man Kevin Smith, you already know that the uber fanboy is a ginormous Bruce Willis fan (OMG he's online now!)...and now, the writer-director-turned-actor has announced he's fulfilled a lifelong dream by joining Bruno in the upcoming "Live Free or Die Hard."
December 20, 2006
RT's Top Holiday Thrillers -- Christmas Countdown, Day Three
Welcome to Day Three of RT's Five Days of Christmas Countdown, in which we serve up a different list each day of the best holiday flicks around. Today, we've got the best-reviewed holiday thrillers -- a list that includes a proto-slasher, a cop/buddy flick, and a wrestling match between love and hate.
October 4, 2006
Jeffrey Wright to Be Next "Die Hard" Villain?
The "Die Hard" series is well-known for giving Bruce Willis nasty villains played by good actors: Alan Rickman, Bill Sadler, Jeremy Irons... And now comes word that Jeffrey Wright might be pulling villain duty for John McClane's fourth manic misadventure.
October 3, 2006
Set Pics: "Die Hard 4" & "The Golden Compass"
Snapshots were recently taken on the sets of "Live Free or Die Hard" and the hotly-anticipated rendition of Philip Pullman's "The Golden Compass." So if you have any interest in either of these flicks, you just might want to take a look...
September 22, 2006
"Die Hard 4" Signs Justin Long and Maggie Q
With "Live Free or Die Hard" production already underway (in ... Baltimore), we're now getting a few confirmations on new cast members. As reported earlier, Justin Long is in the cast as McClane's sidekick, and Maggie Q will play a mega-hot computer hacker.
June 9, 2006
Wiseman Talks "Underworld" and "Die Hard" Sequels
As if he wasn't already blessed enough by having Kate Beckinsale as his Mrs., writer/director Len Wiseman looks to have his plate full with sequels. Read on for a little info regarding the man's plans for "Underworld 3" and "Die Hard 4."
May 31, 2006
"Underworld" Man to Direct "Die Hard 4"?
Len Wiseman, the director of both "Underworld" movies as well as the lucky SOB married to Kate Beckinsale, is in negotiations with Fox to direct Bruce Willis in "Die Hard 4." No word yet on how many Lycans John McClane will get to kill in the flick.
May 30, 2006
TV Staple Paul Gleason Succumbs to Lung Cancer
Paul Gleason, who frequently played figures of authority in his four decades-long television and film career, died Saturday from a form of lung cancer linked to asbestos exposure. The actor, fondly remembered as Principal Richard Vernon in 1985's "The Breakfast Club," was 67 years old.
May 23, 2006
Willis Says "Die Hard 4" is Ready to Roll
We've been hearing talk of another "Die Hard" for well over a decade now, but it seems like series star Bruce Willis is just about ready to get the flick rolling. He wants the sequel ready for next summer ... so I guess someone should hire a director for the thing!
April 6, 2006
Willis Ponders "Die Hard 4" and "Another 16 Blocks"
ComingSoon.net has a piece of Bruce Willis quotage from an episode of Extra, and the always optimistic (yet aging) action star is still trying to breathe some life into Die Hard 4 -- plus he has some nifty new ideas on how to do a 16 Blocks 2.
November 15, 2005
Bruce Willis Targets Terrorists with $1 Million
Action star Bruce Willis has fought countless terrorists on-screen -- now, the bald, bachelor A-lister is offering $1 million in real-life bounty to any civilian who turns in al-Qaeda leaders Osama bin Laden, Ayman al-Zawahiri, or Abu Musab al-Zarqawi.
June 13, 2005
Weinsteins Snatch Up Bruce Willis' "Lucky Number"
Despite the fact that Bob & Harvey Weinstein still don't even have a name for their new movie company, that certainly hasn't prevented the boys from doing some business. Their most recent acquisition is "Lucky Number Slevin," a crime thriller that stars Bruce Willis ("Die Hard"), Josh Hartnett ("Pearl Harbor"), Lucy Liu ("Charlie's Angels"), Morgan Freeman ("Batman Begins"), and Ben Kingsley ("Suspect Zero").