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Bruce Willis Returns To Hollywood To Face Off Against John Travolta in Paradise City Trailer

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Directed by Chuck Russell, Paradise City is becoming a come-back film for both the veteran leads, Bruce Willis and John Travolta. Set to be an action-packed thriller, the movie will follow a revenge plot.

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Bruce Willis on the set of Paradise City.

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It will see both the leads reunite after their role in the sequel for Look Who’s Talking Too in 1990. They also appeared in Quentin Tarantino’s Pulp Fiction where they briefly locked horns, with Bruce Willis coming on top.

What to expect from Paradise City?

According to the official synopsis, Bruce Willis plays a bounty hunter while John Travolta is a ruthless power broker, who find themselves in a bloody rampage in Maui. As shown in the trailer, the movie is filled with quips and crazy stunts.

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John Travolta and Bruce Willis in Pulp Fiction.

Bruce Willis and John Travolta are briefly shown interacting in a pub, where they check each other’s temperature as Travolta asks “Are you dangerous?”. Willis notes he’s not his “friends”, to which the Face/Off actor responds “Well, that’s too bad, because I have enough friends.”

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Paradise City went through constant rewrites as they had issues with location as they did not have the option to shoot at many places. Despite the hiccups, the filming began on May 17of 2021, and wrapped after three weeks.

Is this the return of action heroes?

Bruce Willis and John Travolta haven’t been in good films lately, with their roles in Vendetta, Fortress: Sniper’s Eye and The Fanatic being critically panned. Both actors had established a history of great films and were praised for their performances, especially in Pulp Fiction.

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Bruce Willis in Die Hard.

While John Travolta is just being himself, the Die Hard actor has been suffering from aphasia, which hindered his ability to act. The actor was previously confirmed to have stepped away from acting, according to his daughter, Rumer Willis. The statement read:

“To Bruce’s amazing supporters, as a family we wanted to share that our beloved Bruce has been experiencing some health issues and has recently been diagnosed with aphasia, which is impacting his cognitive abilities… with much consideration Bruce is stepping away from the career that has meant so much to him.”

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Considering the film is written and directed by Chuck Russell, who has seen success with films such as Eraser and The Mask, both the actors are in safer hands.

Paradise City is set to be released on November 11 of 2022.

Source: MovieWeb

Written by Nikhil Makwana

Nikhil Makwana is a writer for FandomWire, with interests in DC comics, anime, indie films, independent films, and Nicolas Cage. He’s pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in BBA,LLB from IFIM Law School. When he’s not writing, he reads books such as the classic Dune series and existential essays from Albert Camus and Jean-Paul Sartre.