With the spectacular box office failure of the latest films from Arnold Schwarznegger and Sylvester Stallone, all eyes are now focused on the upcoming release of A Good Day to Die Hard, waiting to see if the ’80s action revival is officially dead. Of course, I think most people would agree that Bruce Willis does not quite belong in the same category as Arnold and Sly; he’s a fair bit younger and he’s also a much more versatile actor. More importantly, A Good Day to Die Hard is a continuation of an established franchise as opposed to a one-off action flick, which virtually guarantees its success. That being said, some people still can’t help wondering if this might end up being the final installment in the series. Well, listen up… they don’t call it Die Hard for nothing.
According to Bleeding Cool, Bruce Willis recently made an appearance on the BBC’s One Show. Since clearly no one is interested in the movie that is about to hit theatres (sarcasm), they went ahead and asked the more important question: will there be a Die Hard 6? Never one to play coy, he simply smiled and answered, “Yes.” Shocker!
To be fair, Willis had previously said that he intends to make six Die Hard movies before officially retiring the character. On the other hand, you have to assume that the performance of this installment will ultimately determine the fate of another movie. What do you think, is part 6 a good place to draw the line or should they keep making Die Hard movies as long as Bruce Willis is physically able? Would you pay to see a Die Hard movie with someone else in the lead role?