It’s an exciting time for Die Hard fans. This Wednesday sees the entire franchise returning to theaters for a marathon screening that culminates in the 10 p.m. release of the latest adventure, A Good Day to Die Hard, and as part of the celebration surrounding both the new film and the 25th anniversary of the original, Bruce Willis himself recently detonated the explosive reveal of a new Die Hard mural on the Twentieth Century Fox lot (watch the full video here.
ComingSoon.net sat down to speak with both Willis, who reprises his role as John McClane, and with Jai Courtney, who enters the franchise as McClane’s son, Jack. In the film, the elder McClane, thinking that his son has become a dangerous criminal, travels to Moscow to try and speak with him. Unfortunately for both McClanes, they’re soon in the center of an international terrorist operation and have to find a way to work together with the fate of the world hanging in the balance.
In the below interviews, Courtney discusses the challenge of living up to the extraordinary fictional history of the McClane name and Willis talks about what keeps him a fan of the character and the franchise after a quarter of a century since the original changed the action movie landscape.