It is now official: Bruce Willis appears again in the image of John McClane in the upcoming prequel of the franchise “die hard”, according to Deadline.
The publication spoke with Director len Wiseman and claims that the actor is on Board the project to tell the backstory of a retired new York COP John McClane, more than once saved the city from terrorists and other villains.
The prequel was announced two years ago, but now the Director has confirmed the participation of Willis. That is in the picture, unfold two parallel plot. In one Bruce will repeat the significant role of McClane at the current time, and the other a young actor will play the green and inexperienced McClane in years, when he entered the service and became a regular new York city COP.
“The right casting is crucial, says Wiseman about the choice of actor for the role of a young McClain. It’s an honor and yet a big responsibility.”
Today, still an active search of the actor. To accept the Director has several candidates, but the final choice has not yet done.
Recall, the last film of the franchise was “a Good day to die hard” 2013, shot by John Moore. In it John McClane along with his son (Jai Courtney) has been thrown into the heart of Russian organized crime. Critics have quarreled the ribbon pieces.