A Good Day To Die Hard, the fifth installment and fourth sequel in the legendary Die Hard franchise, may currently be in production, but that doesn't mean that the movie isn't done recruiting cast members.
Variety has learned that both Amaury Nolasco and Megalyn Echikunwoke have signed on to play roles in the upcoming action film with Bruce Willis. Both actors are best known for their work on TV, with Nolasco starring in series like Prison Break and Work It while Echikunwoke starred on both CSI: Miami and House of Lies. While the actress' role is being currently kept under wraps, Nolasco will apparently only have a small role in the movie, playing John McClane's (Willis) friend at the start of the picture.
Based on a script by Skip Woods (X-Men Origins: Wolverine) and directed by John Moore (Max Payne, Flight of the Phoenix), A Good Day To Die Hard sees our seemingly-invincible hero travel to Russia in order to get his son out of prison. While there, however, McClane uncovers a terrorist plot and, along with his son, he works to stop it before it's too late. Jai Courtney will be playing Jack McClane while Cole Hauser, Sebastian Koch and Yulia Snigir are all on-board to play antagonistic roles.
As mentioned, the movie is currently in production and will serve as the first time that John McClane has entered international territory (presumably to bump up box office numbers outside the United States). The film will be released in theaters on February 14, 2013, the same week as Beautiful Creatures and I, Frankenstein.
Your Daily Blend of Entertainment News
NJ native who calls LA home and lives in a Dreamatorium. A decade-plus CinemaBlend veteran who is endlessly enthusiastic about the career he’s dreamt of since seventh grade.