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Universal Buys DIE HARD Themed SPEEDING BULLET

Yippee Ki Yay, another Die Hard themed movie is headed into production. Deadline reports that Universal Pictures has picked up Speeding Bullet, based on a pitch by Jeremiah Friedman and Nick Palmer. The project is described as "a throwback to the Die Hard-esque 90s buddy cop movie" and was also pursued by Paramount. It will be produced by KatzSmith Productions partners Seth Grahame-Smith and David Katzenberg.

This is the second similar movie in development in Hollywood. Last week Sony bought White House Down, a spec by Amazing Spider-Man scribe James Vanderbilt, which is being described "as Die Hard in the White House."  I love the concept of Die Hard, so I will be happy to see this movie. Casting is everything on these pictures--Bruce Willis really made the Die Hard films. 

Do you like the idea of Hollywood trying to recreate the Die Hard magic?

 

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