The New Bruce Willis Film That’s Taken Over The Netflix Top 10 – Hard Kill
Bruce Willis is a legend when it comes to action movies. He earned a permanent spot in the action hero hall of fame with his performance as John McClane in 1988’s Die Hard, a role he would return to in four sequels. With one-liners and a cool, suave attitude that would go on to inspire a generation of action heroes to come, John McClane set the action hero bar for years to come.
Of course, that’s not the only time Willis has had to lay down the law against legions of bad guys. He’s also had the chance to show off his action hero bonafides in the likes of The Last Boy Scout, Last Man Standing, and The Fifth Element. He may be 65 years old, but Willis isn’t slowing down in the slightest. He’s still showing he has what it takes to shoot and punch alongside the newest generation of action heroes, as evidenced by his latest role in 2020’s Hard Kill.
The film is available to stream right now, and it’s been making waves — it pretty much immediately entered Netflix’s Top Ten as soon as it premiered. If you’re planning on getting your adrenaline pumping by watching it soon, then here are some behind-the-scenes facts to enhance your viewing experience. Don’t worry; there won’t be any spoilers here.
The COVID-19 pandemic shut down numerous film and television productions in March of 2020. Fortunately, there are plenty of projects that had already completed principal photography in 2019 and have since been gradually released throughout the year. However, there was one movie that managed to squeak in at the last second to complete filming.
Hard Kill began production in January of 2020. While most films that started production at that time would have likely run into issues going into March when lockdowns in the United States took effect, Hard Kill didn’t have that problem. That’s because the film wrapped shooting in just ten days.
This allowed for an incredibly quick turnaround time, as the movie was released later that year in August. In November of 2020, the film made its way to Netflix, where it’s gained an even larger audience.