Renny Harlin Discusses The Bricklayer: Action & Emotion & Action

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Exclusive interview with renowned director Renny Harlin, famed for Die Hard 2 and Cliffhanger, as he dives into the making of his latest film, The Bricklayer. Join FlickDirect correspondent Allison Rose at the special Popcorn Frights screening, where Harlin shares insights on crafting action-packed, emotionally-driven cinema. Discover how Aaron Eckhart and Nina Dobrev brought depth to this action thriller, blending heartfelt storytelling with breathtaking stunts.

00:00:00 - Interview with Renny Harlin
00:00:29 - The Best Moment of My Life
00:01:02 - The Old-School Feel of The Bricklayer
00:01:34 - Emotional Story and Response of Deep River Valley
00:02:05 - Two Ships Passing in the Fog
00:02:38 - The First Action Scene in the Movie
00:03:05 - Still Having That Sophistication
00:03:36 - Aaron Eckhart is A Great Dramatic Actor


The Bricklayer follows a rogue insurgent blackmailing the CIA by assassinating foreign journalists and making it appear the agency is responsible. As other nations begin turning against the U.S., the CIA must lure Steve Vail (Aaron Eckhart) -- their most brilliant and rebellious operative -- out of retirement. With an elite and deadly skill set, Vail is tasked with helping clear the agency's name, forcing him to confront his checkered past while unraveling an international conspiracy.

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MPAA Rating: R
Genre: Action/Adventure, Thriller
Running Time: 110 minutes
Distributed By: Vertical Entertainment
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