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REVIEW: "RED 2" Comes Out of Retirement in Style

Bruce Willis and his retired and extremely dangerous pals rustle up old and new tricks in "RED 2," once again delivering a hugely fun action-comedy in the sequel to 2010's surprise hit.

"RED 2": Byung-Hun Lee Is "The Da Vinci Of Death"

CBR News spoke with the South Korean actor about his "RED 2" bad guy, working with cinema legends like Anthony Hopkins, and a possible "G.I. Joe 3."

Bruce Willis, Mary-Louise Parker See

Bruce Willis, Mary-Louise Parker See "RED 2," Shoot Bees

CBR News spoke with Bruce Willis and Mary-Louise Parker about their "RED 2" relationship, plans for a sequel - and the time Willis shot a bee in order to save his co-star from a sting.

Movie Legends Revealed: Did Bay Really Apologize For

Movie Legends Revealed: Did Bay Really Apologize For "Armageddon?"

This week, Brian Cronin drills into a fresh movie legend: that director Michael Bay apologized for his commercially successful, if widely panned,1998 blockbuster "Armageddon."


New "RED 2" Trailer Brings Action & Explosions

The newest theatrical trailer for "RED 2" has hit online, featuring the return of Bruce Willis as retired CIA agent Frank Moses as he reunites his team of elite operatives for another mission.

"RED 2" Shows Off Expanded Cast in New Character Posters

With the first full trailer for "RED 2" arriving tomorrow, Summit Entertainment has released a six new character posters for the film starring Bruce Willis, John Malkovich & Helen Mirren.

Writers Reese & Wernick Talk

Writers Reese & Wernick Talk "G.I. Joe: Retaliation," "Deadpool"

"G.I. Joe: Retaliation" writers Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick spoke with SPINOFFabout clearing the decks following "Rise of Cobra," casting Bruce Willis as the original Joe and Fox's long-brewing Deadpool flick.

Movie Legends Revealed: Did

Movie Legends Revealed: Did "Die Hard 3" Start Out as "Lethal Weapon 4?"

This week Brian Cronin takes aim at the legend that 1995's "Die Hard With a Vengeance" began life as a screenplay for "Lethal Weapon 4."


SPINOFF REVIEW: "A Good Day to Die Hard"

Not even Bruce Willis can save the bloated, overblown fifth installment of the iconic "Die Hard" franchise, trading charm and ingenuity for murky direction, lazy writing and a script devoid of relatable characters.

Bruce Willis to Appear in

Bruce Willis to Appear in "Sin City: A Dame to Kill For"

Director Robert Rodriguez confirmed Bruce Willis' return for "Sin City: A Dame to Kill For," and offered details about the new character played by Joseph Gordon-Levitt.

"RED 2" Explodes With Teaser Trailer

Summit Entertainment has released a teaser trailer for "RED 2" reuniting Bruce Willis, John Malkovich, Mary-Louise Parker and Helen Mirren for a global quest dotted with relentless assassins and ruthless terrorists.

"G.I. Joe: Retaliation" Is Back With Explosive, If Familiar, New Trailer

After delaying the film's release by nine months, Paramount winds up the promotional push for "G.I. Joe: Retaliation" with a new trailer that plays up Dwayne Johnson, Bruce Willis, Channing Tatum and Adrianne Palicki.

John McClane Is Back in

John McClane Is Back in "A Good Day to Die Hard" Trailer

Fox has released the explosive teaser trailer for "A Good Day to Die Hard," featuring Bruce Willis’ John McClane teaming with his estranged son in Russia. The fifth film in the billion dollar franchise opens Feb. 14.



"Looper," writer/director Rian Johnson crafts a wonderful examination of violence that, thanks in part to strong performances by Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Bruce Willis and Emily Blunt, easily ranks among the best films of the year.

"Looper's" Rian Johnson Discusses Marketing, Musicals and Violence

"Looper" writer/director Rian Johnson spoke with SPINOFF ONLINE about keeping aspects of the sci-fi thriller under wraps, getting Joseph Gordon-Levitt's prosthetics just right and depicting violence on screen.


CCI: "Looper" Director Rian Johnson Reveals Inspiration, New Footage

"Looper" writer/director Rian Johnson and stars Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Emily Blunt appeared in Hall H of Comic-Con International to screen new footage of the highly anticipated futuristic thriller.

How Old is Too Old to Kick Some Movie Butt?

How Old is Too Old to Kick Some Movie Butt?

News that Arnold Schwarzenegger will follow The Expendables 2 with another action role raises an obvious question: When does someone get too old to be an action-movie star?

Schwentke & di Bonaventura Work

Schwentke & di Bonaventura Work "RED"

Director Robert Schwentke and producer Lorenzo di Bonaventura describe the process of moving from Warren Ellis and Cully Hamner’s dark comic book miniseries to the light-hearted ensemble action comedy that is “RED."

Malkovich Sees

Malkovich Sees "RED"

Veteran actor John Malkovich spoke with reporters about "RED," the important role costuming plays in his process as an actor and director Robert Schwentke’s similarities to acclaimed filmmakers Joel and Ethan Coen.

Mary-Louise Parker Talks

Mary-Louise Parker Talks "RED"

"Weeds" star Mary-Louise Parker is yanked into the world of covert ops as the fish out of water character in "RED," the big screen adaptation of the Warren Ellis/Cully Hamner DC Comics/Wildstorm miniseries.

Morgan Freeman Discusses

Morgan Freeman Discusses "RED"

Veteran actor Morgan Freeman discussed working on the movie adaptation of DC Comics' "RED," the challenges of making an action movie at his age, the likelihood of returning to the stage and working with Bruce Willis.

NYCC: Shyamalan's

NYCC: Shyamalan's "Unbreakable"

Celebrating the movie's tenth anniversary, writer/director M. Night Shyamalan took to the NYCC stage to discuss the origins of "Unbreakable," describe the film that might have been and discuss the possible sequel.

Helen Mirren's

Helen Mirren's "RED" Inspiration

Academy Award winning actor Helen Mirren spoke with the press and revealed the inspiration behind finding the voice for her "RED" character, her biggest problem in filming her scenes involving guns and more.

NYCC: Talking

NYCC: Talking "RED" with Cully Hamner

Artist and series co-creator Cully Hamner and editor Ben Abernathy discussed the past, present and future of "RED," in both it's comic book and film forms, in front of an audience during their NYCC panel.

The CBR Review:

The CBR Review: "RED"

"RED," the latest love letter to action and caper films of a bygone era, features strong performances from a cast of Oscar notables and an adaptation that expands the world far beyond the comic upon which it is based.

Willis & Urban Walk the

Willis & Urban Walk the "RED" Carpet

"RED" co-stars Bruce Willis and Karl Urban spoke about working together on the Summit Entertainment adaptation of the DC Comics title, the ambitiousness of the film and filming a rather painful fight scene.

Austin, Crews & Lundgren Are

Austin, Crews & Lundgren Are "Expendable"

POP!'s George Khoury spoke with stars Steve Austin, Dolph Lundgren and Terry Crews about their experiences filming their new movie, working with Sylvester Stallone and why "The Expendables" is a truly manly movie.


CCI: "Red" Press Conference

Stars Helen Mirren, Bruce Willis and Karl Urban joined series creators Warren Ellis and Cully Hamner after their panel at Comic-Con International to discuss comics, adapting "Red" to film and old age.

CCI: Wildstorm Focus on

CCI: Wildstorm Focus on "RED: The Comic Book"

The creative teams behind "RED" and its upcoming film adaptation spoke with fans at Comic-Con, discussing the how the comic book became a movie and what new projects are coming from the franchise.

The CBR Review:

The CBR Review: "Cop Out"

Warner Bros.' "Cop Out," in theaters today, offers moments of funny in a generally bland cop story of missing cards, cars, and women. While the leads are watchable, the film's overall shortcomings fall on director Kevin Smith.

In Depth: “Surrogates” Robert Venditti, Part 2

In Depth: “Surrogates” Robert Venditti, Part 2

In the second of CBR's in depth, two-part interview, “Surrogates” creator Robert Venditti tells the remarkable tale of his graphic novel’s journey to the silver screen and much more.

Surrogates: The CBR Review

Surrogates: The CBR Review

Part murder mystery, part actioner, and part genuine science fiction, "Surrogates" explores interesting places, but contains a few faults in its world of proxies.

In Depth:

In Depth: "Surrogates'" Robert Venditti, Part 1

CBR News sits down with the comic's creator, Robert Venditti, for an in-depth conversation about the origins and journey of "The Surrogates," from conception to printed comic book to a movie starring Bruce Willis.

"Surrogates" One-Sheet Revealed

Courtesy of Touchstone Pictures, CBR brings you the one-sheet poster for "Surrogates," the new Bruce Willis and Jonathan Mostow film based on the Top Shelf comic book by Robert Venditti and Brett Weldele.