• Yes, ‘Skyscraper' Director Rawson Marshall Thurber Knows It's “Die Hard in a Building”

    10 days ago - By Slash Film

    /Film happened to interview Rawson Marshall Thurber at TCA last summer as he was getting ready to film Skyscraper. Based on the premise, we asked him if it was “ Die Hard in a building” and he jokingly agreed it was.
    Dwayne Johnson plays Will Sawyer, a security analyst helping to launch The Pearl, the world's tallest building, in Hong Kong. When terrorists set fire to The Pearl with Will's wife Sarah and children inside, Will has to get back into the building and rescue them while the Hong Kong police think he is involved in starting the blaze. It's The Rock's most heroic role yet, full of...
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  • Rawson Thurber Interview: Skyscraper

    Rawson Thurber Interview: Skyscraper

    10 days ago - By Screen Rant

    Rawson Thurber is a director that can bring laughs to the big screen, but he can also bring action. His earlier films include the comedies Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story and We're the Millers. Thurber's most recent film is Skyscraper , an action blockbuster starring Dwayne Johnson. He previously worked with Johnson on the action-comedy Central Intelligence. Skyscraper hits theaters July 13, 2018. THE INSPIRATION FOR SKYSCRAPER When talking about his inspiration for Skyscraper , Thurber said: “I grew up on late eighties, early nineties action. I've wanted to make an action picture since I...
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