The Hard Way Trailer - Directed by John Badham and starring Michael J. Fox, Michael J. Fox, James Woods, Stephen Lang, John Capodice. Nick Lang is a famous actor, well known for his action movies. For his next film he needs the proper motivation and inspiration for his roll. Thus he teams up with the reluctant N.Y. cop John Moss. Not only does John have to put up with Nick who is laborious and out of touch with reality, but he also has to catch a cold-blooded murderer.