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Matt Damon says he worries new drama Stillwater is being mis-marketed as a Liam Neeson-style thriller

Matt Damon has said that he “worries” about his new film Stillwater being potentially mis-marketed as a Taken-style thriller.Stillwater is the latest drama from Spotlight director Tom McCarthy, and sees Damon play Bill Baker, a “roughneck from Oklahoma” who tries to exonerate his daughter from a murder charge while she is imprisoned in France. Damon discussed the film on Marc Maron’s WTF podcast. Maron introduced the film by saying: “When my producer told me about the movie, and what it’s about, it’s a guy who goes to save his daughter, I’m like, ‘Oh, it’s gonna be a franchise thing?”“That’s...
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Liam Neeson Is Excited for Seth MacFarlane's The Naked Gun

On paper, hearing that Liam Neeson was potentially going to star in a reboot of the Leslie Neilsen movie series, The Naked Gun, it just sounded like something so bizarre it could just work. Neeson has been much more known for his big action roles in the last couple of decades, with the likes of Batman Begins and the Taken movies, turning him into one of the most profitable action heroes of the last ten years. As he sat down to talk with CinemaBlend about his current upcoming offering of The Ice Road, Neeson was asked about how the idea was coming along, and he was able to give an update that seems worth getting excited about.
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Jason Momoa says he 'fangirled out' the first time he saw Liam Neeson

Jason Momoa's path to Hollywood was unlikely—and aided by this white lie—but something that happened once actually arriving in Los Angeles is just as unexpected. "I got some pretty crazy stories about first coming to L.A.," the 41-year-old actor told guest host Anthony Anderson on Jimmy Kimmel Live. "A bunch of them I can't talk about, Big Daddy, but this one I can. I went to my first nice restaurant, and I saw Liam Neeson, and I fangirled out. I had never met anyone famous yet. And I watched Rob Roy when I was growing up, and I was really excited."
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5 Marvel Characters Liam Neeson Would Be Perfect To Play

CinemaBlend participates in affiliate programs with various companies. We may earn a commission when you click on or make purchases via links. In a way, Liam Neeson has already been playing superheroes in movies for years, but, with the exception of 1990’s Darkman, he has only played villains in the definitive superhero movies he has appeared in so far. He was Bruce Wayne’s mentor turned tormenter Ra’s Al Ghul in two DC movies (2005’s Batman Begins and The Dark Knight Rises in 2012) and Chris Hemsworth’s mentor turned tormentor in Men in Black: International - both of which proved that Hollywood’s favorite mature action movie star is also great when playing the opposite side of the law.
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Jason Momoa says he 'creeped out' Liam Neeson on 'Kimmel'

July 9 (UPI) -- Jason Momoa described some of his early interactions with celebrities after he first moved to Los Angeles while appearing on Jimmy Kimmel Live, which was guest hosted by Anthony Anderson. The actor, on Thursday, said he once creeped out Liam Neeson. "I went to my first...
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Crime Story Trailer: Jaws Star Richard Dreyfuss Goes Full Liam Neeson

Academy Award winner Richard Dreyfuss is one man, all revenge in the newly released trailer for Paramount's upcoming thriller Crime Story. Much like Liam Neeson before him, Dreyfuss will prove to be an unexpected threat as he punches and shoots his way through the bad guys foolish enough to slither their way into his now-peaceful life.
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Chilly thriller: Liam Neeson leads a makeshift crew on a rescue mission in ‘The Ice Road’

Liam Neeson just turned 69, but he’s still taking on brutally punishing roles that would challenge actors half his age – and this time around, he’s facing myriad obstacles, from bad guys to financial strain to the elements, in “The Ice Road,” a Netflix movie that plays like an extended revival episode of “Ice Road Truckers” crossed with William Friedkin’s classic 1977 trucker thriller “Sorcerer” (which itself was a remake of 1953’s “Wages of Fear”).
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TNT developing Liam Neeson movie 'Unknown' as series

June 29 (UPI) -- TNT announced Tuesday it is developing a drama series based on the movie Unknown. The 2011 movie starred Liam Neeson. The series will take place after the events of the movie. Neeson and director Jaume Collet-Sera will executive produce. Unknown starred Neeson as Martin Harris, a...
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Liam Neeson movie gets series sequel

TNT announced today that it is developing “Unknown,” a one-hour drama based on the Liam Neeson box office hit produced by Dark Castle Entertainment. Directed by Jaume Collet-Serra, the film told the story of Martin Harris, a doctor who lost his memory after a car accident and woke up to find his identity taken and the target of mysterious assassins. The series would pick up after the events of the film and follow a new lead character that is thrust into a mind-bending adventure full of twists and turns.
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Liam Neeson, Jaume Collet-Serra Reteam for 'Unknown' TV Series Based on 2011 Movie

Liam Neeson and director Jaume Collet-Serra are reteaming for a TNT series based on their hit 2011 action-thriller Unknown. Deadline broke the news, reporting that Collet-Serra is attached to direct and executive produce the series, which would pick up after the events of the film, and follow a new lead character. The original movie found Neeson playing a doctor who loses his memory after a car accident and wakes from a coma to find his identity stolen and a group of assassins hunting him down.
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Unknown Series to Be Executive Produced by Liam Neeson

TNT announced today that it is developing Unknown, a one-hour drama based on the Liam Neeson box office hit produced by Dark Castle Entertainment. Directed by Jaume Collet-Serra, the film told the story of Martin Harris, a doctor who lost his memory after a car accident and woke up to find his identity taken and the target of mysterious assassins.
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Liam Neeson Thriller Unknown Is Getting A TV Sequel From Movie's Director

The Liam Neeson movie Unknown is being developed into a TV show by TNT. As reported by Deadline, the series will be a sequel to the 2011 thriller. The Unknown TV show will be directed by Jaume Collet-Serra, who helmed the movie, with Neeson executive producing. The series will be written by Sean Finegan, who also wrote the Ethan Hawke-starring thriller Getaway. According to Deadline, the show will "pick up after the events of the film and follow a new lead character that is thrust into a mind-bending adventure full of twists and turns."