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Bruce Willis cashes another paycheck, stars in another action thriller thing

Bruce Willis recently expressed actual interest in exerting some effort on an upcoming project by again optioning the rights to the Elmore Leonard novel Bandits. And so, according to the law of physics known as Bruno’s Guarantee, he is constitutionally incapable of giving a shit about the next four or five films on his docket. According to Deadline, it looks like the next one will be Extraction, a thriller that begins shooting February 9 in Alabama.

Extraction will be directed by Steven C. Miller (Submerged), and is the latest in Willis’ next round of projects that—regardless of their actual titles—he will probably casually refer to as Phoning It In, Summer Home, Monthlong Nap, and Private Island. It will star Willis as a former CIA operative whose son—a freshly minted CIA operative himself—is working with his dad on the development of a super-weapon known as the Condor. When Willis is kidnapped by terrorists, his son launches his own extraction plan that “leads to a conspiracy that will change his life forever.” No word yet on who will play his son, but maybe they can just follow Willis’ lead when he points to a pile of old tires and says, “Whatever, cast that thing as my son,” before falling asleep in his on-set La-Z-Boy.


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