Die Hard 5 to get new director
It was revealed last month that Die Hard 5 was definitely still going ahead with the title Die Hard 24/7 and that Naom Murro was set to helm the project. However, Naom has decided to pull out of the project, meaning Die Hard 5 is once again in search of a director.
Murro’s decision comes as he has decided to instead focus on doing the sequel to 300, which is set to be titled 300: Battle of Artemisia. It has since been reported that 20th Century Fox have written up a shortlist of four possible new directors and the plot to the fifth instalment has also been teased.
The four directors on the list are Justin Lin (Fast Five), John Moore (Max Payne), Nicolas Winding Refn (Drive) and Joe Cornish (Attack the Block). It is believed that John Moore is currently the favourite and has actually been made an official offer to direct Die Hard 5.
As for the plot. Well Die Hard 5 is said to be hitting foreign soil, as John McClane, played famously by Bruce Willis, winding up in Russia with his son. It is not long before McClane comes to blows with the terrorist forces. Die Hard 5 is set to hit cinemas next year but the lack of director could delay it until 2013. Yippee Ki Yay!!