Bruce Willis films action pic in Mississippi capital city

Published 7:16 am Saturday, April 17, 2021

People in Mississippi’s capital city are being told to expect downtown street closures and explosions for the filming of an action movie that stars Bruce Willis.

A bank heist movie called “A Day to Die” has been filming in Jackson this month, with Willis shooting scenes in several places, including a street outside the Governor’s Mansion.

Downtown Jackson Partners, a business group that works to keep the area safe and clean, said in a newsletter Friday that action scenes with special effects and explosions are scheduled to be filmed Monday and Tuesday near the mansion.

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Willis, 66, has starred in the “Die Hard” movies, “Pulp Fiction,” and “The Sixth Sense.”