The Die Hard franchise is no stranger to Asian baddies, with the first film showcasing the sweet talents of Al Leong. The fourth in the franchise, Live Free or Die Hard brings Vietnamese-American actress Maggie Q (who most recently was the star of the Nikita TV series) into the battlefield against John McClane as badass criminal hacker Mai Linh.

As you’ll see in this next clip, it takes special type of badass to give McClane such a hard time: