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Bruce Willis unveils 'Die Hard' mural on Fox lot

Friday, Feb 01, 2013 - 01:25

Jan. 31 - Bruce Willis gets larger-than-life in mural of his character John McClane from the ''Die Hard''' franchise painted on a wall at the Fox Studios lot. Lindsay Claiborn reports.

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Bruce Willis was immortalized on a very large wall on the Fox studios lot in honor of 25 years of the "Die Hard" movie franchise. Willis' character, John McClane will be back in theaters on February 14 with the 5th installment: "A Good Day to Die Hard." Willis was on hand to hit the plunger which set off a string of fireworks and dropped a large banner revealing the artwork. The larger-than-life mural captures a scene from the original 1988 "Die Hard" film that cemented Willis as a Hollywood action hero. Willis said he was a bit overwhelmed by the portrait. SOUNDBITE: Bruce Willis, saying (English): "I don't know if I can get my mind around it right now. I can't imagine. It scares me, I'll be honest with you, it scares me when I look back there and see myself that big." The mural, which was inspired by a clip from the original film, will have a permanent home on the side of Stage 8 at Fox Studios in Los Angeles. For Willis, he's still coming to terms with the idea that his version of John McClane is 25 years old. SOUNDBITE: Bruce Willis, saying (English): "Just went by so quickly. I don't pay that much attention to time it just kind of slides by. It's just exciting, really exciting to be able to even say that I've done 5 Die Hards. It's amazing." "A Good Day to Die Hard" will blast its way into theaters on Valentine's Day.

Bruce Willis unveils 'Die Hard' mural on Fox lot

Friday, Feb 01, 2013 - 01:25

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