The Spartacus: Blood and Sand actor will play the pivotal role of John McClane's estranged son in Noam Murro's sequel.
James Badge Dale and D.J. Cotrona are also contenders to play the adopted son of Bruce Willis' John McClane in the action sequel.
Milo Ventimiglia will also read for the part of John McClane's adopted son in this sequel.
Fox has also set release dates for Taken 2, Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters, Walking With Dinosaurs and more.
The Max Payne director beat out Joe Cornish, Justin Lin, and Nicolas Winding Refn for the action sequel starring Bruce Willis as John McClane.
Skip Woods is still the writer behind 20th Century Fox's latest John McClane adventure.
20th Century Fox is reportedly not happy with Skip Woods' recent draft of the script and will start over from scratch.
A rumor has either a sibling or a child of Alan Rickman's character from Die Hard squaring off against Bruce Willis.
The actor will make two more sequels before turning the character over to another actor.B. Alan Orange