Noam Murro is set to direct the fifth installment in the “Die Hard” film franchise for 20th Century Fox says The Hollywood Reporter.
The choice is a very unexpected one. Murro is an acclaimed commercials director who has won the Cannes Gold Lion and DGA director of the year award for his work in that field.
In movies however, his sole directing credit is Miramax’s “Smart People”, a comedy with Sarah Jessica Parker that opened to poor reviews and even poorer box-office.
Bruce Willis will return As John McClane in thefilm which Skip Woods (“The A-Team,” “X-Men Origins: Wolverine”) was said to be penning the script for, though reports emerged earlier today that the studio isn’t happy with said script and is starting over from scratch with a whole new story.