Filming later this month in Vancouver and Washington
A “Die Hard” isn’t a “Die Hard” unless – well, besides soaking stained singlets – John McTiernan is involved. The guy is “Die Hard”.
OK, We carry on a lot – I’ll admit, I did too at the time – about how much of a botch job he did on the “Rollerball” remake, and granted, it was fuckin’ awful, but we’re forgetting that McTiernan was responsible for not only the fantastic “Predator” and “The Hunt for Red October” but also the greatest action thriller of the 80s one “Die Hard” (1988). He did a wonderful job with the film. He did a pretty slick job on “Die Hard : With a Vengeance” (1995) as well. Just the sheer look of his “Die Hard” films is enough to make a jeans button pop – they’re slicker than a insurance salesman minutes before an auction, and entertaining as hell.
Good news from Hollywood North Report with word that McTiernan has agreed to come on board the latest “Die Hard” film, “Live Free or Die Hard” as a producer. Initially, he was rumoured to be directing the thing, which would’ve been as welcome as free unsalted cashews, but he’s not. Alas, he’s still involved. Hopefully he’ll pass on some of his tricks to the guy that is directing, Len Wiseman.
Meantime, Marco Beltrami, the chap who scored the music for such films as “Dracula 2000” and “Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines”, has been hired to compose the score. Would’ve been nice if Michael Kamen had returned – but being dead and all, he’d find it a bit difficult to knock something out at the moment. (Kamen died in 2003 from a heart attack).
Production on “Live Free or Die Hard” begins at the end of the month in Washington and Vancouver.
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Against the Current - the band, not adventures in dangerous swimming 101
Zedd - If our love is tragedy, why are you my remedy? (Well, answer my question!)
Arrow (Okay, Felicity from Arrow!)
Chrissy Costanza (cat eyes and buttery lyrics!)
Girls (TV) (Okay, Allison Williams!)
Movies - especially when they play in the dark.
Twin Peaks (TV)
Friends (TV) (It had me at "No way are you cool enough to pull Clint"; damn straight, Chandler!)
Traveling - preferably where water is, so I can splash someone!
Star Wars trilogy - no, the other one, fella!
Alex G - far more talented than her younger brother Alex H
Cameron Crowe movies - Say Anything..., Jerry Maguire, Almost Famous
The sign 'Free Wi-Fi'.
Reenacting dance/song scenes from "Grease" with my little girl (hey! Wait till you see my 'Summer Lovin'! - don't judge)
Die Hard - 40 stories of Sheer Adventure!
Alex Goot & Friends (his enemies aren't half as talented!)
Cooking up a nice dish and sitting in the entertainment area, on a cool night, basking in it's greatness.
Inflatable kids pools full of Vodka Lime Crush.
Acidic Email from angry, over passionate teenagers after I trash something "Twilight"-related on the site. Sparkle elsewhere.
My baby girl's big, caring heart.