Die Hard 6 to be An Origin Story?

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File this under the category of WTF are they thinking?

For whatever reason 20th Century Fox keeps making Die Hard movies even though 3 of the 5 movies have sucked, and now they want to make a 6th, and apparently Fox has figured out what’s wrong with the series, obviously it’s Bruce Willis.

Wait, what?!

Yep, you read that right, the 6th film in the franchise is apparently going to be an origin tale, which is in and of itself completely fucking stupid since the first Die Hard is John McClane’s origin tale, because up until the events of that movie he was just your average NYC cop.  So WTF Fox?

Well the movie is said to go back to its “roots” and take place in 1979, nearly a decade before the first film, with a younger, grittier John.  And I’m going to stop right there.

Fox, stop with the Die Hard movies, just stop.  Die Hard was a surprise hit because of one liners and awesome action.  They tried to recapture that with Die Hard 2 and that failed miserably, and then Die Hard 3 was a surprise hit, but originally wasn’t supposed to be a Die Hard film, it was a re-purposed Lethal Weapon script.  Like the first Die Hard movie it wasn’t supposed to be “Die Hard”  so the score board is, two films that weren’t supposed to be Die Hard (1 and 3) were fantastic and the three that were supposed to be Die Hard sequels have sucked so hard.

Fox just let this series die…(hard)…(sorry, I had to).  And now the biggest Die Hard fan in the world, Nick Mundy.

 

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