Liam Neeson

‘Entourage’ Trailer: Vinnie Chase Takes It to the Next Level, Still Parties Hard With His Boys

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by Britt Hayes 7 days ago
Ready or not, the Entourage movie is coming. The latest trailer has arrived, boasting parties, booze, yachts and lots of famous faces. It’s like a Where’s Waldo? of cameos in there, from Bob Saget to George Takei to Liam Neeson to…Bob Saget. But enough name-dropping, already. This movie also has a story to tell, and that story is about Vinnie Chase, director.

Liam Neeson’s ‘Narco Sub’ Lands ‘Game of Thrones’ Director Brian Kirk

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by Britt Hayes March 23, 2015 @ 8:25 PM
Twentieth Century Fox
After struggling to secure a director for a while now, upcoming action thriller Narco Sub has hired Brian Kirk, known best for helming episodes of Game of Thrones and Boardwalk Empire. Liam Neeson is set to star in the new film, which will once again find him playing a government official taking on some very bad dudes.

Write Your Own Liam Neeson Movie With Our Liam Neeson Movie Mad Lib

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by Matt Singer March 12, 2015 @ 11:21 AM
Warner Bros.
There’s a new Liam Neeson movie this week, as it seems there is almost every week lately. Since Taken debuted in some seven years ago, Neeson has become one of the most prolific actors in Hollywood, churning out gritty B-movies and action pictures at a clip of two or three a year. (His last film, Tak3n, came out less than two months ago; his next, Ted 2, comes out in June.)

Liam Neeson Says He’s Ready to Quit Action Movies

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by Jacob Hall March 12, 2015 @ 10:01 AM
20th Century Fox
With Taken, Liam Neeson became an unlikely action star, with his quiet, solemn masculinity lending gravitas to even the silliest dialogue and story beats. But rather than use the success of that instantly meme-able film as an excuse to pursue more period dramas and British weepies, Neeson embraced his newfound action hero identity. Now, after seven years of snapping necks and gunning people down across several continents, it looks like he’s ready to retire from the action hero game for good.

‘Run All Night’ Trailer: Perpetual Action Hero Liam Neeson Takes on the Mob

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by Britt Hayes February 11, 2015 @ 8:16 PM
Here’s the thing: Liam Neeson is basically starring in the same movies over and over. He’s a living action figure, where you just change his accessories and he can go from air marshall to former CIA agent to hitman, like the one he plays in the first trailer for ‘Run All Night.’ The basic Liam Neeson action figure comes with a leather jacket and a gun, but you can give him different badges, a cell phone, or upgrade his weapons and boom, it’s a whole new story. That’s not necessarily a bad thing, but we should all acknowledge it. Go ahead. Try saying it out loud. Feels great.

Liam Neeson Seeks Revenge in Clash of Clans Super Bowl Ad

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by Mike Sampson February 1, 2015 @ 9:37 PM
Liam Neeson may act like a total badass when he's in movies like ‘Taken’, but he's not above poking a little fun at his new tough guy persona. The actor appeared in a new Super Bowl commercial for Clash of Clans and delivered a monologue that sounds as if it were taken (no pun intended) from one of his shoot-em-up action movies.

WookieeLeaks: Liam Neeson Ponders a Qui-Gon Jinn Spin-Off While ‘The Force Awakens’ Hires Three Genuine Badasses

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by Jacob Hall January 9, 2015 @ 9:52 PM
LucasFilm
ScreenCrush’s WookieLeaks is a weekly roundup of everything ‘Star Wars’! From ‘Episode 7,’ to the upcoming spinoffs and the TV shows, if it pertains to that long ago, far away galaxy, we’re covering it here, bringing you our expert analysis. This week, Liam Neeson contemplates a Qui-Gon Jinn spin-off, ‘The Force Awakens’ recruits three amazing martial artists, and a bunch of cool ‘Star Wars’ toys appear on the horizon.

Liam Neeson’s Best Action Scene Came Years Before ‘Taken’

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by Matt Singer January 9, 2015 @ 11:21 AM
United Artists
Liam Neeson’s career can be divided into two distinct eras: Before ‘Taken’ (BT) and After ‘Taken.’ When that Luc Besson thriller became a surprise smash in 2008—earning more than $225 million worldwide against a $25 million budget—it launched a whole ‘Taken’ franchise (the third film, ‘Taken 3: Taken It to the Streets,’ opens today) and turned Neeson into one of Hollywood’s most improbable action heroes at the age of 55.

‘Taken 3’ Review: Listen to Me Very Carefully. Your Money Is About to Be Taken.

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by Matt Singer January 9, 2015 @ 12:16 AM
20th Century Fox
The former CIA operative turned full-time rescuer of his perpetually kidnapped family at the center of the ‘Taken’ series is famous for—as he put it to the men who took his daughter in the first film—a “particular set of skills” that make him “a nightmare” for bad guys. Here now is a partial list of the particular skills Bryan Mills—played by the 62-year-old Liam Neeson—displays in ‘Taken 3’:

Liam Neeson and Jimmy Fallon’s Arm Wrestling Match Got Weird

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by Kate Erbland January 8, 2015 @ 8:59 AM
NBC
Despite Sylvester Stallone’s valiant attempts to prove otherwise with 1987’s ‘Over the Top,’ arm wrestling is sort of hard to make exciting for spectators. On last night’s ‘Tonight Show,’ host Jimmy Fallon and guest Liam Neeson decided to give that whole "make this sorta sport fun for the people" thing a go. It got weird.