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Liam Neeson Apologizes for 2019 Racism Controversy in ‘Atlanta’ Cameo: ‘It Honestly Frightens Me’

Liam Neeson appears in the third season of “Atlanta” to unpack his 2019 racially-charged controversial comments. The “Taken” star has a cameo in the May 5 episode for FX on Hulu.Critically-acclaimed meta surreal series “Atlanta,” created by star Donald Glover, didn’t shy away from having Neeson address his past statements about seeking out a “Black […]

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Box Office: ‘The Bad Guys’ Leads Quiet Weekend With 16 Million

Another weekend, another new Liam Neeson action-thriller in theaters.“Memory,” the actor’s nth Covid-era caper to play on the big screen, debuted over the weekend to 3.1 million from 2,555 North American cinemas. Its eighth-place finish is a weak result, but one that’s close to Neeson’s recent theatrical releases like “Blacklight” (3.6 million debut), “Honest Thief” […]

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‘The Ice Road’ Trailer: Liam Neeson Leads A Dangerous Rescue Mission On Netflix

Who could have predicted after 2008’s “Taken” that Liam Neeson would overtake the likes of Bruce Willis and Jason Statham as Hollywood’s favorite action hero? As the Irish actor approaches 70, he shows no signs of slowing down his penchant for hard-hitting movies either.Read More: Netflix Unveils Massive Summer Slate Teaser Trailer: New Films With […]

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‘Rampage’ Director Brad Peyton Targets Action Thriller ‘Sniper Elite,’ ‘Assassin’s Creed’ Producer on Board (Exclusive)

Brad Peyton, who directed Dwayne Johnson movies “San Andreas” and “Rampage,” is attached to helm character-driven action thriller “Sniper Elite,” inspired by the stealth-shooter game franchise, which has sold more than 30 million units.The movie will see an elite Allied sniper, Karl Fairburne, engage in a cat-and-mouse chase through the streets of London at the […]

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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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