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Bruce Willis talks A Good Day To Die Hard

Bruce Willis heads up the brand new issue of Total Film magazine , exploding onto the cover with A Good Day To Die Hard .

Inside the issue, we chat to everyone involved with the latest installment in the action franchise, to find out why audiences - and Willis - are drawn back to John McClane’s muddy vest, again and again.

You can read the full feature inside the issue (available for just £1.99 on your iPad) (opens in new tab) , but here’s a snippet of what Bruce Willis had to say about the franchise…

When we asked about the action set-pieces - as Die Hard 5 contains a mammoth car chase that took 78 days to shoot - Willis refused to take responsibility, and admitted that the original DH is still the standard to aspire to.

“Everybody has their own version of what would be a great, big action sequence in the next Die Hard film,” Willis told us. “Sometimes it goes outside the box; sometimes it seems organic to the story. It’s just something you shoot - something you do.

“I’m really pleased to continue to be asked back to do other versions and other incarnations of Die Hard . The first one really is... that’s all there is. Everything else is just trying to be as good as that film.”

A Good Day To Die Hard opens in the UK on 14 February 2013.

For more from Willis, Jai Courtney and director John Moore, pick up Total Film magazine issue 203 - which is out now!

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The Total Film team are made up of the finest minds in all of film journalism. They are: Editor Jane Crowther, Deputy Editor Matt Maytum, Reviews Ed Matthew Leyland, New Editor Jordan Farley, and Online Editor Jack Shepherd. Expect exclusive news, reviews, features, and more from the team behind the smarter movie magazine.