Liam Neeson, among the best and longest-working stars in Hollywood, continues to show that he rather actually is as unstoppable as a few of the difficult characters he depicts. He just recently struck an individual record of acting in a massive 100 movies throughout his profession, having actually struck that mark with among his biggest movies to date, Marlowe ( 2022 ). However, the flexible Irish star isn’t counting that as his retirement right now. As per a report from Collider, yet another brand-new task called The Riker’s Ghost has actually now been revealed, with Neeson once again set to lead.
The Riker’s Ghost is set as a pulse-pounding jail break thriller helmed by director Neil Jordan, who likewise directedMarlowe Jordan stated of reuniting with Neeson for their most recent task:
“This is a unique take on the prison escape…A bare knuckle ride from incarceration to freedom, by someone who just wants to finish his term. The reluctant escapee will be played by Liam Neeson, and I can’t wait to explore this character with him.”
Jordan is likewise co-writing the script with Sean O’Keefe andBrian Rudnick O’Keefe is understood for his deal with Spenser Confidential (2020 ), which starred Mark Wahlberg, while Rudnick co-wrote Dungeons and Dragons: Wraith of the Dragon God (2005) and the follow-up Dungeons and Dragons 3: The Book of Vile Darkness ( 2012). Alan Maloney of Parallel Films, who likewise produced Marlowe, is reuniting too for the brand-new task. Alongside him are co-producers Rupert Wyatt, Jake Katofsky, Susan Mullen, and Steve Richards of Endurance Media, which will be funding The Riker’s Ghost.
As suggested earlier by Jordan, the property of the movie centers on Neeson’s character, a jailed found guilty (we’re loosely rating Riker’s Island) who is doing his finest to perform the rest of his jail term without concern. However, that all modifications when he’s all of a sudden required to assist a terrorist break out of the jail after his legal representative is abducted, most likely by the exact same terrorist group. Little else is learnt about the plot, and no other cast members besides Neeson have actually been revealed yet. No release date has actually been set for The Riker’s Ghost, however recording is set to start this September.
Liam Neeson is Still a Force to Be Reckoned With
Neeson has actually long ended up being associated with a few of Hollywood’s most remarkable movies, a number of them action-packed. His acting profession started in the late 1970s and never ever decreased, making his mark in all way of drama and action-thrillers. While having at least a couple lots tasks under his belt already, it was Schindler’s List (1993) that lastly put the mainstream spotlight strongly upon Neeson and his positive sincerity as a star.
From there, his profession just continued to grow in strength, and in 1999 he made a landmark look as Qui-Gon Jin in Star Wars: Episode I -The Phantom Menace The motion picture would catapult him as an action star, and his next huge hit would be Christopher Nolan’s Batman Begins (2005 ), where he played Bruce Wayne’s previous instructor and bad guyRa’s Al Ghul After that, Neeson had no place to go however up, and more movies like The Chronicles of Narnia (2005 ), Taken (2008 ), and The A-Team (2010) would even more seal him as a flexible super star.
If the news about Neeson breaking his 100-film limit wasn’t unexpected enough, The Riker’s Ghost is simply among 7 brand-new tasks the star presently has on his docket. Details on all of them make certain to drop quickly.