Thursday, October 13, 2011

Tim Tebow in... "Die Hard 5" (Wait: What?)

This idea floated by the head of Fox movies that Tim Tebow could play a role in the next "Die Hard" is absurd... yet entirely in line with everything we know about the Tebow phenomenon.

(I actually think Tebow has a natural sense of comedic timing, and even though he has the "action-hero" build and temperament, I can't see him even wanting the role.)

That said: Kudos to Fox's Tom Rothman for floating it out there. He knows that even just mentioning Tebow puts this story -- and his movie -- at the top of every talk-radio, TV talking-head and blogger discussion list.

Just one more addition to the Tebow pop-culture canon.

3 comments:

  1. I've been wanting Tim to be cast in a sitcom since I saw the couple of comedic bits he did for ESPN during college. But he'd probably prefer being an action hero onscreen...since he's already one in real life.

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  2. The fifth movie in the Die Hard series — to be called A Good Day to Die Hard

    ...I'm blushing...

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  3. "“He might be too nice,” Rome said, referring to Tebow’s wholesome reputation. “But no one would work harder to make it work.”"

    I LOVE Tim, and there's no doubt he'd do just about anything to make something work, but I can't see him signing off with the signature Die Hard "Yippee Kay Yay M.F."

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