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Published On: Tue, Nov 26th, 2013

‘Die Hard 6’ moves ahead Bruce Willis going to Japan says screenwriter

Despite the disappointing A Good Day to Die Hard, 20th Century Fox is moving ahead with a sixth Die Hard film. While little is known, the setting appears to be in Japan.

John McClane Japan Die Hard 6 sneak“I can say that McClane is invited to Tokyo by the Nakatomi Corporation to be commended for his bravery and efforts in saving 36 lives, celebrating this on the 30th anniversary of the Nakatomi Hostage Crisis,” screenwriter Ben Trebilcook told What Culture.

“It’s by no means Black Rain, perhaps has a slight Rising Sun type tone. It’s also not a double-act buddy-buddy story. McClane began on his own and should end on his own. Of course he’s had assistance in various guises, aiding him in his ventures; but it’s not Lethal Weapon or a Jackie Chan film.”

Trebilcook is wanting to take the film back to basics.

“A well-known Hollywood director pal of mine is a massive ‘Die Hard fan.’ Huge. He read [my script] and adored it. Having him alone read it and say he liked it was good enough, but saying it ticked so many fan-boxes for him and made him smile and was a keen page-turner, well, if the script doesn’t go anywhere, his comments were winter fuel on these cold, dark, London nights. For me, as a fan, familiarity. I’d be saying ‘Yes!’ throughout particular scenes and smiling fondly with certain lines of dialogue. Some insane action. I’ve tied a lot of things together.”

Check out the full interview HERE

 

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