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‘Made in Italy’ Review: Liam Neeson and Son Micheál Richardson Go South in Soft Family Melodrama

Early in “Made in Italy,” a cringingly syrupy tale of overdue bonding between an estranged father and his only offspring, someone describes Liam Neeson’s character as “a selfish prick.” Thus we learn, even before Neeson has made his entrance, that the Irish star will be playing the polar opposite of the all-caring and ultra-capable dad […]

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Nick Jonas and Laurence Fishburne Join Pierre Morel’s Action Thriller ‘The Blacksmith’

Nick Jonas and Laurence Fishburne have joined the cast of “The Blacksmith,” the next action film from “Taken” director Pierre Morel, AGC Studios’ Stuart Ford announced Tuesday.Morel’s “The Blacksmith” is based on a graphic novel from Kickstart Comics by Malik Evans and Richard Sparkman and follows a weapons expert who must go on the run […]

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‘Moonfall’ Among Films Acquired by KKR-Fred Kogel’s New Company

Roland Emmerich’s action-packed disaster movie “Moonfall” has been acquired by the joint venture between KKR and Fred Kogel. The unnamed new company, which will emerge from Tele München Group (Tmg), Universum Film, I&U TV and Wiedemann & Berg Film, will handle the theatrical release of “Moonfall” in Germany.“Moonfall,” which was written by Emmerich, Spenser Cohen […]

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Steven Quayle Directing Shark Thriller ‘Alphas’ for Voltage Pictures

“Aliens of the Deep” director, Steven Quale is set to direct aquatic thriller “Alphas” based on the screenplay by Frank Hannah. Finance and sales are by Voltage Pictures.The story sees a school of great white sharks terrorize a coastal town. The town’s only hope is a damaged killer whale who has been in solitary confinement […]

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‘The Commuter’ Behind-the-Scenes Clip Breaks Down the Art of a Liam Neeson Fight Scene

Liam Neeson has been kicking ass on the regular since his unexpected turn towards action with 2008’s Taken, and in the ten years since he’s done some of his best B-movie thrillers with The Shallows director Jaume Collet-Serra. The latest collab from the duo, The Commuter, arrived in theaters earlier this year and with the […]

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‘Taken’ Helmer Pierre Morel To Direct ‘The New Mrs. Keller’ With Claes Bang Set As Lead

French director Pierre Morel, who directed Liam Neeson’s first Taken installment and most recently the Jennifer Garner-led thriller Peppermint, has been tapped to helm sci-fi thriller The New Mrs. Keller for Lakeshore Entertainment. Danish actor Claes Bang, star of the Oscar-nominated film The Square, is attached as the male lead in the film, which was […]

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‘The Square’s’ Claes Bang to Star in Sci-Fi Thriller ‘The New Mrs. Keller’

Danish actor Claes Bang will star in the sci-fi thriller “The New Mrs. Keller” from “Taken” director Pierre Morel.Lakeshore Entertainment’s Tom Rosenberg, Gary Lucchesi, and Eric Reid will produce the movie, with principal photography commencing this October. Casting is underway for the title role of Mrs. Vera Keller.Lakeshore collaborated with Morel on the Jennifer Garner […]

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