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Watch: New TV Spots For 'Zero Dark Thirty' & 'A Good Day To Die Hard'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • December 28, 2012 4:16 PM
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Santa may have already left the building, but that doesn't mean marketing or advertising stops, as an awards contender and blockbuster hopeful hit the small screen to get your hard earned cash. So let's dive in.

'A Good Day To Die Hard' Gets An Explosive Poster & A Featurette To Explain Who Jai Courtney Is

  • By Edward Davis
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  • December 14, 2012 5:47 PM
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Yipee ki-yay mother Russia! Yes, you've likely read the dumb tagline on the teaser poster and now the real poster has arrived for "Die Hard 5," aka "A Good Day To Die Hard." In this fifth installment of the chronicles of super cop John McClane (played by Bruce Willis of course), the Detective Lieutenant's nose for trouble leads him to Russia, only this time, it's with his estranged son played by Jai Courtney. What happens? Well they get caught in the crossfire of a terrorist plot of course and it'll take father and son to show the Russkies how we shut'erdown in Americuh.

Watch: International Trailer For 'A Good Day To Die Hard' Sees The Return Of Mary Elizabeth Winstead

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • October 25, 2012 12:39 PM
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It's simple math: with a PG-13 rating, "Live Free Or Die Hard" earned more domestically and worldwide than any other installment in the franchise. And since the MPAA considers F-bombs to be worse than bullets, 20th Century Fox likely realizes that they can draw in those teens who don't see movies with their parents and keep up the action and excitement folks expect from the series. However, one thing that it can't include is John McClane's trademark "Yipee ki-yay motherfucker," because won't someone please think of the children. In 'Live Free' the expletive was interrupted by a gunshot, and whether or not this movie goes R (we doubt it), it looks like they've found another way around it.

Yippie Ki-Yay! Watch The Teaser Trailer For 'A Good Day To Die Hard' Starring Bruce Willis

  • By Oliver Lyttelton
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  • October 4, 2012 12:24 PM
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With Bruce Willis getting some of the best reviews of his career with "Looper," it seems as good a time as any for the star to return to his most famous role, as John McClane. And right on cue, the first trailer for the fifth installment of the 'Die Hard' franchise, "A Good Day to Die Hard," has arrived online via Yahoo.

New Image Of Bruce Willis & That Guy Who Plays His Son In 'A Good Day To Die Hard'

  • By Edward Davis
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  • October 3, 2012 10:18 AM
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So, is it a passing of the torch type thing? Can the "Die Hard" series live on without John McClane (Bruce Willis), the resilient but aging NYPD officer who just can't seem to retire and is a uber-magnet for trouble? EW's got our first official real look at "A Good Day To Die Hard," aka "Die Hard 5" starring Willis and some guy who plays his son. Okay, it's "Spartacus' star Jai Courtney in the role of McClane's all-grown-up kid, Jack McClane.

Mary Elizabeth Winstead Will Apparently Be In 'Die Hard 5' After All; 'Smashed' Gets An October 12th Release Date

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • August 8, 2012 9:41 AM
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It would seem that for extra/actor Ted Cross, his love of Mary Elizabeth Winstead has superseded his commitment to the non-disclosure agreement he signed. Either that, or someone didn't tell him this was probably meant as a surprise. But the cat is out of the bag, and while the actress herself, when asked last fall, didn't think she would reprising her role as John McClane's daughter in "A Good Day To Die Hard," well, it looks like she's making a cameo appearance of some kind.

Director John Moore Says ‘A Good Day To Die Hard’ Will Feature A Humorless John McClane

  • By Charlie Schmidlin
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  • July 27, 2012 12:24 PM
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While “The Dark Knight Rises” signaled Christopher Nolan’s latest embrace of humor in the summer action blockbuster, audiences looking for that trend to continue throughout other franchises would be wise to look elsewhere. Another director recently revealed exactly which direction he would take the fifth “Die Hard” installment, “A Good Day To Die Hard,” and it doesn't sound terribly promising.

'A Good Day To Die Hard' Pulls A Michael Bay, Adds A Victoria's Secret & Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Model

  • By Benjamin Wright
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  • June 1, 2012 11:16 AM
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In the grand spirit of unnecessary resurrections of past-their-prime franchises, a fifth “Die Hard” film is on the way as filming on “A Good Day to Die Hard” has been rolling for a little while now. “Spartacus” actor Jai Courtney won the coveted role of John McClane’s (Bruce Willis) son, and casting has continued to add Cole Hauser, "The Lives Of Others" star Sebastian Koch and Russian model/actress Yulia Snigir as villains.

Imogen Poots Joins Nick Hornby Adaptation 'A Long Way Down,' Steve Coogan Returns To '70's Brit Music Scene In "Northern Soul' & More

  • By Simon Dang
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  • May 17, 2012 9:39 AM
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Rising starlet Imogen Poots has joined the film adaptation of Nick Hornby's novel "A Long Way Down," which has Pascal Chaumeil at the helm. She'll star along side Toni Collette, Pierce Brosnan and Emile Hirsch, who previously joined the tale of four disparate individuals who meet one another on a London rooftop on New Year's Eve, all with the same intention to commit suicide. Instead of jumping, these complete strangers make a pact to stay alive and stay together until at least Valentine's Day. Lensing begins this September in London from a script by Jack Thorne, whose debut film "The Scouting Book For Boys" earned major praise.

Cole Hauser Joins the Growing List Of Villains In 'A Good Day To Die Hard'

  • By Ryan Gowland
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  • May 9, 2012 8:45 AM
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The clock is ticking on "A Good Day to Die Hard," the fifth installment in the "Die Hard" franchise, with director John Moore adding to his cast as he stares down a February 2013 release date. Last month, German actor Sebastian Koch ("The Lives Of Others") and Russian model/actress Yulia Snigir were cast as the sequel's villains, but, a month later, it seems that Moore isn't done casting baddies, adding a third with Cole Hauser ("2 Fast 2 Furious").

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