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Die Hard Star Reginald VelJohnson Weighs In on Christmas Movie Debate

It's that time of year again when folks get ready for the holidays, and in recent years, there's been an unusual staple of the season... debating whether or not Die Hard is a Christmas movie. The Bruce Willis-led action film was released in the summer of 1988, and it's hard to pinpoint exactly when fans started fighting over its holiday movie status. Reginald VelJohnson, who played Al Powell in Die Hard, recently had a chat with in honor of his new Planters ad, "A Nutty Christmas." In the video, VelJohnson argues that Die Hard is a Christmas movie, so we decided to ask him the origin of the debate and if he remembers when it got started.

Turner & Hooch: Reginald VelJohnson Shares Bad News For Fans

Reginald VelJohnson is best known for playing Al Powell in Die Hard and Carl Winslow in Family Matters, but many also know him as David Sutton from Turner & Hooch. Earlier this year, VelJohnson reprised his role from the classic '80s movie in the Disney+ reboot of the same name that starred Josh Peck as Scott Turner, the son of Tom Hanks' character from the original film. VelJohnson is currently starring in a fun Planters ad, so recently caught up with him to chat about everything from peanuts to Avengers: Endgame. During the chat, VelJohnson revealed some bad news for fans of the Turner & Hooch series.