by Josh Grossberg | Thu., Oct. 4, 2012 2:00 PM
It's a good say to see what John McClane has been up to.
The first trailer is out for A Good Day to Die Hard, the fifth entry in 20th Century Fox's hit action-adventure franchise featuring Bruce Willis' lone cop who somehow always finds himself in a bad situation—usually involving terrorists.
Let's cue the Beethoven, shall we?
The teaser kicks off with a military chopper landing in a courtyard accompanied by snippets of the series' go-to score, the Ninth Symphony's last movement. It's then followed by a succession of quick shots: some nefarious-looking baddies in gas masks, a long shot of a skyscraper reminiscent of Die Hard's Nakatomi Plaza, a babe on a motorbike and Willis loading a shotgun.
The clip climaxes with a string of high-octane explosions, with the likes of an attack helicopter and tank obliterating everything from a grand piano to a line of expensive-looking cars while McClane dukes it out with the baddies and ducks gunfire—with his shoes on this time.
While our hero's certainly older and a little creakier since 2007's Live Free or Die Hard and there are no "yippee-ki-yay" wisecracks to be found, he's not short of one-liners.
"The 007 of Plainfield, New Jersey," he quips, presumably referring to his latest exploits.
Instead of saving his estranged wife or daughter, for the latest go-round helmed by John Moore (Max Payne), McClane is rescuing his adult son (Jai Courtney) after the latter gets into trouble in Moscow. Naturally, he ends up foiling yet another nefarious plot, this one supposedly hatched by a disgraced Russian general with plans to assassinate the visiting U.S. president.
A Good Day to Die Hard hits theaters on Valentine's Day—Feb. 14, 2013.