"Stirb Langsam - Die Hard" (1988) verhalf nicht nur dem Action-Film zu neuen Ehren, sondern katapultierte ganz nebenbei Bruce Willis (u.a. "Sixth Sense") in den Superstar-Status - und schuf mit Alan Rickman (u.a. "Harry Potter") einen neuen Charakterbösewicht...
1990 folgte "Stirb Langsam 2 - Die Harder",
1995 kam "Stirb Langsam - Jetzt erst recht"...
Die Wahrscheinlichkeit, dass es - nach den Ereignissen vom 11. September 2001 - einen 4. Teil geben würde, waren verschwindend gering. Unter der Regie von Len Wiseman (u.a. "Underworld") begannen am 30. September 2006 die Dreharbeiten zu "Live Free Or Die Hard" aka "Die Hard 4.0" aka "Stirb Langsam 4.0"...
Der 5. Teil "A Good Day to Die Hard" kommt am 14. Februar 2013 unter dem Titel "Stirb langsam - Ein guter Tag zum Sterben" in die deutschen Kinos. Darin kämpfen John McClane und Sohn in Moskau um die Demokratie...
Und ein 6. Teil wurde von Willis bestätigt...
"Stirb langsam 4.0" auf DVD !!!
Am 2. November 2007 erschien "Stirb langsam 4.0" als Einzel- und Doppel-DVD, sowie die "Stirb Langsam"-Quadrilogy...
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Wie Bleeding Cool meldet, sagt Bruce Willis "Ja" zu einem 6. Teil von "Die Hard"...
Bei Yahoo! Movies gibt es eine 4-minütige Featurette zu "A Good Day to Die Hard"...
Ein neuer "A Good Day to Die Hard" Trailer ist online. Darüberhinaus gibt es bei EW ein neues Poster...
Following a global casting search spanning several months, Jai Courtney has nabbed the coveted role of John (Jack) McClane, Jr., the son of Bruce Willis' iconic action hero, in A Good Day to Die Hard.
A Good Day to Die Hard puts McClane on an international stage -- truly a NYC fish out of water in Moscow -- and introduces his estranged son Jack. An apple that has not fallen far from the tree, Jack may even be more of a hardass than his father. Despite their differences, they must work together to keep each other alive – and the world safe for democracy.
The film begins production this April, for a February 14, 2013 release. [...]
The fifth entry in the Die Hard franchise officially has a title and a release date, with 20th Century Fox revealing that the film will be called A Good Day to Die Hard and will hit theaters on February 14, 2013.
The film, drafted by Skip Woods (The A-Team, X-Men Origins: Wolverine) will be directed by John Moore (Max Payne) and is officially described as follows:
Since the first Die Hard in 1988, John McClane has found himself in the wrong place at the wrong time, with the skills and attitude to always be the last man standing, making him enemy #1 for terrorists the world over. Now, McClane faces his greatest challenge ever, this time on an international stage, when his estranged son Jack is caught up in the daring prison escape of a rogue Russian leader, and father and son McClane must work together to keep each other alive and keep the world safe for democracy.
The film is expected to begin production in January of 2012, filming on-location in Russia.
Wie Deadline meldet, hat man seitens Fox einen neuen Regisseur für den 5. Teil gefunden...
After a long search process, 20th Century Fox and Bruce Willis have just chosen John Moore to direct Die Hard 5. The film will shoot in Russia, and the hope is to make it before Willis moves on to shoot a Red sequel for Summit Entertainment. In fact, Willis has just begun going through the same director search with Summit on a sequel to the 2010 hit Red. Robert Schwentke is busy helming Universal’s R.I.P.D. with Jeff Bridges and Ryan Reynolds. They’ve just begun casting the dragnet for directors on that film. Names like Breck Eisner are being floated, but other shooters are being considered.
As for Die Hard 5, Moore is in final negotiations and was in the running through the entire search as Fox tried to find a filmmaker that pleased Willis and the studio execs that have to shoot this movie in Russia and bring it in on a budget and a tight schedule. Fox has been looking for a new director since Noam Murro left the picture after he got the job helming 300: Battle Of Artemisia for Warner Bros. The studio started with a wish list of directors to helm the script by Skip Woods that included Joe Cornish (who directed Attack the Block), Fast Five helmer Justin Lin, Drive director Nicolas Winding Refn, and Moore. More recently, I’d heard Fox had conversations with helmers that included Gary Fleder, Paul McGuigan and 1408 helmer Mikael Hafstrom.
Moore didn’t have to necessarily sell Fox; the studio loves the Irishman. But he did have to convince Willis, who has been very hands-on in the selection of Die Hard directors. Moore and Willis had long meetings and Willis was swayed by Moore’s love for the John McClane character, and his grasp of how to shoot practical, non-CGI-heavy action scenes that have been a hallmark of the Die Hard series.
Moore has directed all of his films at Fox: Behind Enemy Lines, Flight of the Phoenix, The Omen and Max Payne. He hasn’t yet scored a blockbuster - only The Omen crossed $100 million in worldwide grosses - but he certainly has a shot at one now. Even though the first film launched Willis’ star way back in 1988, the series has been remarkably resilient. The most recent installment, Live Free Or Die Hard, grossed $384 million worldwide on a budget reported to be $100 million. I’m told that the studio hopes to make this film in that range. Moore’s repped by CAA.
Wie Deadline meldet, hat man seitens Fox wohl einen Regisseur für den 5. Teil gefunden...
Die Hard 5 is moving toward the start gate at 20th Century Fox. I’m told the studio will set Noam Murro to direct the film that has been scripted by Skip Woods. They will continue to develop the script. While Murro directed the Sarah Jessica Parker-starrer Smart People for Miramax. Murro really impressed Fox brass with his most recent campaign for the Halo video game. He’s a five time DGA nominated commercials director, won two Golden Lions at Cannes and is taking a big leap up to one of Fox’s most important projects. The studio still has to make a deal with Bruce Willis, but he has publicly expressed excitement about reprising his signature John McClane role. Willis showed he had plenty left in the tank with Live Free Or Die Hard, the Len Wiseman-directed 2007 sequel that grossed $383.5 million worldwide. [...]
MTV sprach kürzlich mit Bruce Willis über den 5. Teil...
[...] This summer at Comic-Con, Willis told us that a "Die Hard 5" green light was "imminent." But when MTV News' Josh Horowitz caught up with Willis at this weekend's junket for the action-thriller "Red" (in theaters October 8), the big-screen badass wanted to clarify his previous statement.
"I think I might have said the word wrong," he confessed. "I thought 'imminent' meant that you have a lot of 'em. So I have to apologize for that." But fear not, diehard "Die Hard" fans -- Willis did go on to say that "Die Hard 5" is in the works and that a draft of the script is complete.
"It's probably going to happen in 2011," he said. "We have a script. They're making a couple changes right now." Willis kept mum on plot details, but for our money we're hoping the fifth installment sees one-man-army McLane return to his roots to battle some terrorists in a confined space (a la Nakatomi Towers). While we dig Willis running around the city, driving MAC trucks and wrestling jets, we still feel he does his best work in more claustrophobic quarters.
Willis' final thoughts on the "Die Hard" front? "'Die Hard 5' is affluent," he said with a straight face. "Does that mean any day now? F---! Then I should stop talking about it."
Risky Business meldet...
[...] "Hitman" screenwriter Skip Woods is in negotiations with Fox to take a crack at a new "Die Hard" script. The New York cop known for consistently being in the wrong place at the right time has already survived four run-ins with terrorists, traitors and psychotic loose cannons of one stripe or another.
In his last outing, "Live Free or Die Hard," written by Mark Bomback and directed by Len Wiseman in 2007, McClane battled Web terrorists to $378 million in worldwide grosses - 20 years after first pitching Hans Gruber out a broken window at Fox towers. So the studio justifiably sees another installment as a strong bet.
There’s no word yet on the new project’s story line, but former Fox exec Alex Young ("Unstoppable") is producing.
The CAA-repped Woods has already co-written several tentpole projects for Fox, including "X-Men Origins: Wolverine" and the forthcoming TV adaptation "The A-Team." He also wrote the original screenplay for "Swordfish."
McClane himself, the CAA-repped Bruce Willis, has several projects moving toward release - Sylvester’s Stallone’s "The Expendables" and the Summit actioner "Red" - and then a late-summer production start on the Lionsgate video game adaptation "Kane & Lynch." [...]
MTV sprach mit Bruce Willis...
[...] Willis expects to shoot "Die Hard 5" in 2011.
"I think we're going to do a 'Die Hard 5' next year," Willis told us.
Though vague chatter about another film in the franchise has cropped up here and there over the last few years - most recently while Willis was promoting "Surrogates" last fall - these recent comments represent the most concrete evidence to date that Willis is committed to reprising his role of John McClane (one of MTV News' greatest movie badasses of all time).
The project appears to be in the early phases, but Willis does have some ideas about the story and who should be tagged to direct. "It's got to go worldwide," the actor said about the potential plotline. "That would be my contribution to it." [...]
Moviehole sprach mit Mary Elizabeth Winstead...
[...] Have you heard any rumblings of another Die Hard movie?
I haven't. I've read things online here and there, but I'm not sure how reputable they are. I haven't heard anything from the studio or from the director.
Are you contracted to do another?
I don't think so, but I hope if they do another one they bring ol' Lucy back!
Bei CS! gibt es einen Clip aus der "Live Free or Die Hard" US-DVD...
Heute erscheint "Stirb langsam 4.0" als Einzel- und Doppel-DVD, sowie die "Stirb Langsam"-Quadrilogy...
In an industry first, 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment is expected to announce Tuesday that the special-edition DVD of "Live Free or Die Hard" will come with an electronic copy of the movie that can be played on a computer and select portable video players. [...]
CS! berichtet über die US-Einspielergebnisse...
[...] After taking in $15 million on Wednesday and Thursday, 20th Century Fox's action sequel Live Free or Die Hard was able to capitalize on positive word-of-mouth to do more than twice that amount over the three day weekend, earning an estimated $33.1 million for 2nd place [...]
Budgeted at $110 million, Live Free or Die Hard averaged just under $10,000 per theatre over the weekend, and it's only chances of making back its budget domestically is if it can get past Michael Bay's Transformers next week. [...]
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