Jai Courtney

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Jai Courtney (born 1986)
Jai Courtney is an Australian actor who played John McClane's son Jack in 'Die Hard' sequel 'A Good Day to Die Hard'.

Jai Courtney: Childhood
Jai Courtney was born in Sydney, Australia. His parents are Chris, an electricity company worker, and Karen, a primary school teacher.
He attended Galston Public School as a child.

Jai Courtney: Acting career
Jai Courtney's first screen role was as Alex in 2005's short 'Boys Grammar'.
In 2008, he had a lead role in the TV series 'Packed to the Rafters' and appeared in 'All Saints' in the same year.
His breakthrough role was as Varro in the 2010 TV series 'Spartacus: Blood and Sand' and he has since played Charlie in 'Jack Reacher' in 2012 alongside Tom Cruise, and Jack McClane in 2013 Die Hard franchise instalment 'A Good Day to Die Hard'.
He has been announced to star in 2013 movie 'I, Frankenstein'.
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Unbroken

18th December 2014 -

 Movie Review

With a true story that's almost hard to believe, this inspiring biographical drama is made with attention to detail and a remarkable resistance to sentiment. And strong acting helps bring the characters to life, even...

The Divergent Series: Insurgent

16th December 2014 -

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Following on from the events of 'Divergent', the mysterious government has discovered a magical maguffin which had the power to create the idyllic future they have always hoped to fulfil. The only catch, is that...

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9th December 2014 -

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It's finally here! The trailer for 'Terminator: Genisys' has now been unveiled with Arnold Schwarzenegger as badass as ever, not to mention Sarah Connor, and Kyle Reese is left very, very confused.Arnold Schwarzenegger returns for...

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9th December 2014 -

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Mankind has been all but wiped out. When Skynet became self-aware, it launched tactical nuclear strikes against the human race, with an army of robots finishing off the last few survivors. John Connor (Jason Clarke)...

Suicide Squad Cast: Tom Hardy, Will Smith, Jared Leto Announced

3rd December 2014 -

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Will Smith, Tom Hardy, Jared Leto, Margot Robbie, Jai Courtney and Cara Delevingne have been announced as the primary cast members for the DC Comics supervillain movie Suicide Squad. Leto is set to play Batman's...

The Divergent Series: Insurgent

14th November 2014 -

 Video

Following the revelation that she is Divergent and not specialised for any of the dystopian Chicago factions, Tris (Shailene Woodley) uncovered a series of intrigue and dishonesty amongst factions. Now, Tris is on the run...

Terminator's Jai Courtney in Talks for Key 'Suicide Squad' Role

13th November 2014 -

 News

Jai Courtney, the American actor who will star in the forthcoming Terminator movie Genisys, is in talks to join David Ayer's DC Comics movie Suicide Squad. According to Variety, Courtney is being eyed for the...

Unbroken

17th October 2014 -

 Video

Louis Zamperini (Jack O'Connell) is a rebel. His constant fights and reckless behaviour cause more than enough trouble for his family. They believe he will amount to nothing, despite his incredible ability to never give...

Felony

24th September 2014 -

 Video

Malcom Toohey is a highly respected detective who lives life by the book, and tries to help as many people as he can along the way. All this gets upended, however, when he accidentally knocks...

Unbroken

11th July 2014 -

 Video

Louis Zamperini has learned to fight tooth and nail for what he believes in all through life. It may have caused him one or two problems with the law in his youth, but it taught...

As Matt Smith Signs Up, Could 'Terminator: Genesis' Actually Be...Good?

6th May 2014 -

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The former Doctor Who star Matt Smith has signed on for an unspecified original role in the new Terminator movie Genesis. Paramount said Smith would play a "new character with a strong connection to John...

Matt Smith Joins New Terminator Trilogy: Doctor Who?

2nd May 2014 -

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'The Water Diviner': Russell Crowe Invites Us On An Inside Look Into His Powerful Gallipoli Drama

1st May 2014 -

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Russell Crowe has invited his fans to join him for a first look at his new movie, The Water Diviner. In a new featurette, Crowe's voice narrates the creative process that lead to the movie's...

The Water Diviner

1st May 2014 -

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Russell Crowe talks in depth about his brand new war drama 'The Water Diviner' in a featurette which also features interviews with other cast members such as Olga Kurylenko, Jai Courtney and Yilmaz Erdogan. The...

Divergent

3rd April 2014 -

 Movie Review

Teens tackle yet another dystopian future in this well-made but derivative franchise-launcher. Filmmaker Neil Burger is more interested in whizzy visuals and a thorny plot to pay much attention to the characters or larger underlying...

Arnold Schwarzenegger, 66, Promises A Twist in Terminator's Story

26th March 2014 -

 News

Arnold Schwarzenegger has promised that the new Terminator movie will be full of surprises. The actor is reprising his role as the robot in the highly anticipated Terminator: Genesis.Arnold Schwarzenegger Is Back as Terminator in...

Jai Courtney Is Kyle Reese In 'Terminator: Genesis', But Who Is Jai Courtney?

20th February 2014 -

 News

Jai Courtney has been offered the role of Kyle Reese, a key character in Paramount and Skydance's Terminator: Genesis. The part of Reese is a gig that spans at least two movies and it's highly...

Unbroken

20th February 2014 -

 Video

Louis Zamperini may have been a wayward child, constantly getting into trouble with the local authorities, but he would soon grow up to be an inspiration to people across the world. At a young age...

I, Frankenstein

30th January 2014 -

 Movie Review

Even with its relentlessly cliched production design (trenchcoats and flickering candles galore), this raucous gothic thriller deploys enough visual flash to hold our attention. The gigantic effects-heavy action sequences are eye-catching and sometimes exciting, and...

Thrilling New Dystopian Sci-Fi 'Divergent' Explained By Author Veronica Roth [Video]

8th January 2014 -

 News

Calling all fans of sci-fi young adult fiction series Divergent! After months of waiting to be thrown a bone by director Neil Burger and the makers of Divergent, the upcoming adaptation of Veronica Roth's breakneck...

Divergent

8th January 2014 -

 Video

Author Veronica Roth and the cast of her book's film adaptation 'Divergent' talk about the upcoming dystopian movie in a short featurette. Among the cast are Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Kate Winslet and Jai Courtney.'At...

I, Frankenstein

8th October 2013 -

 Video

Adam is the original creature created by Dr. Frankenstein 200 years ago and has taken on his maker's surname having been mourning his death for so long. He now returns to society having been hidden...

Divergent

25th September 2013 -

 Video

Tris Prior is a 'divergent' in a world where everyone is split up in accordance to their dispositions. This means that she is no one of any faction of virtue, but a combination of all...

'Spartacus' Star, Jai Courtney, Laments His Late Co-Star Andy Whitfield

20th March 2013 -

 News

'A Good Day To Die Hard' star, Jai Courtney, has revealed his utter shock at the news of Andy Whitfield's death from cancer. The surprise came from that fact that the 'Spartacus: Blood And Sand'...

Bruce Willis And Jai Courtney Greet Fans At 'A Good Day To Die Hard' Screening

20th February 2013 -

 Footage

'A Good Day To Die Hard' stars Bruce Willis and Jai Courtney arrive at a fan screening in New York City. Bruce is spotted first and the crowd begin to chant his name while he...

A Good Day to Die Hard

15th February 2013 -

 Movie Review

There really is no point in looking for logic in a fifth Die Hard movie; these films have become a parody of themselves, wallowing in their inane action set pieces and sassy one-liners without much...

A Week In Movies: Wreck-It Ralph, No And Hitchcock Hit Cinemas While A Good Day To Die Hard, Fast & Furious 6 And Iron Man 3 Trailers Hit The Web

8th February 2013 -

 News

We look at Oscar-nominated animated romp Wreck-it Ralph and Anthony Hopkins and Helen Mirren in HitchcockAwards season continues to crank up with Argo taking the lead in the homestretch. Ben Affleck's true 1970s thriller has...

A Good Day To Die Hard Premiere - Bruce Willis: "I Still Like Making Movies"

8th February 2013 -

 News

25 years after the first Die Hard film was made, Bruce Willis struts down the red carpet for the 5th instalment of the action franchise, A Good Day To Die Hard. And he's not done...

Jai Courtney Signs Autographs Outside A Berlin Restaurant And Assures Fans Of Bruce Willis' Imminent Arrival

6th February 2013 -

 Footage

Up and coming star Jai Courtney is looking dapper in a grey suit as he arrives outside the Borchardt restaurant in Berlin following the premiere of the new movie 'A Good Day To Die Hard'...

A Good Day To Die Hard

5th February 2013 -

 Video

John McClane, a trigger happy New York cop, returns in the fifth movie of the 'Die Hard' franchise. This time, the terrorists he must face are based in Moscow, Russia. He flies there after discovering...

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