Posts tagged as: Liam Neeson

Daniel Day-Lewis to Play Abraham Lincoln in Spielberg Biopic

Daniel Day-Lewis to Play Abraham Lincoln in Spielberg Biopic

Two-time Oscar-winning actor, Daniel Day-Lewis, has reached a deal to play Abraham Lincoln in Steven Spielberg’s biopic about the 16th president of the United States. Several false starts and glitches cast doubt on whether the film would ever be made. But Friday’s announcement that the notoriously fickle method actor would star as the Great Emancipator […]

‘Krull’ Weddings: The Awkward Teenage Years of Movie Marketing

‘Krull’ Weddings: The Awkward Teenage Years of Movie Marketing

Like the plot of a dystopian fairy tale, the marketing campaign for last summer’s blockbuster “Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen” was a well-oiled machine selling a film about machines. We saw giveaway contests, multi-platform games, the requisite high-tech tie-in (LG’s new Versa), free movie posters with purchase, and Burger King kid’s meals with one of […]

The A-Team (2010)

The A-Team (2010)

The merits of an intellectual elucidation of Joe Carnahan’s 21st century revamp of the mid-1980s absurdist TV show about a team of disgraced Army Rangers-turned outlaw mercenaries are negligible at best.  To engage in such an endeavor would neutralize the only conceivable reason to watch the film at all.  Which is why I love it. […]

Clash of the Titans (2010)

Clash of the Titans (2010)

Hollywood’s escalating war on originality is far-reaching.  Independent films are finding it more difficult than ever to find distribution, tent-pole summer releases have a set a new precedent for mindless banality and virtually every film ever released will be remade, twice, by the end of next year.  But perhaps the most troubling effect of Hollywood’s […]

Clash of the Titans Trailer

In Clash of the Titans, the ultimate struggle for power pits men against kings and kings against gods. But the war between the gods themselves could destroy the world. Born of a god but raised as a man, Perseus (Sam Worthington) is helpless to save his family from Hades (Ralph Fiennes), vengeful god of the […]

First Official ‘A-Team’ Photo

First Official ‘A-Team’ Photo

The first official photo from Joe Carnahan’s “A-Team starring Bradley Cooper as Lt. Templeton “Faceman” Peck, Quinton “Rampage” Jackson as Sgt. “B.A.” Baracus, Sharlto Copley as Capt. “Howling Mad” Murdock, Liam Neeson as John “Hannibal” Smith, and Jessica Biel. Scheduled for wide release June 11, 2010.

‘District 9’ Star, Sharlto Copley, Offered Spot on ‘A-Team’

‘District 9’ Star, Sharlto Copley, Offered Spot on ‘A-Team’

Ever since the announcement that a new film adaption of the classic television show, “The A-Team,” would be made, speculation and rumors have soared about who would fill those iconic roles. Already cast in the project are Liam Neeson as Col. John “Hannibal” Smith, and Bradley Cooper as Lt. Templeton “Faceman” Peck. It was once […]

Liam Neeson to Star in ‘Unknown White Male’

Liam Neeson to Star in ‘Unknown White Male’

Liam Neeson is in talks to star in Dark Castle’s thriller, “Unknown White Male,” according to Variety. Jaume Collet-Serra is directing the script penned by scribes Oliver Butcher and Stephen Cornwell, which is an adaptation of the Didier Van Cauwelaert novel “Out of My Head.” Joel Silver and Leonard Goldberg will produce the flick and […]

Liam Neeson in Talks to Join ‘The A-Team’

Liam Neeson in Talks to Join ‘The A-Team’

Liam Neeson is in talks to take on the role of Col. John “Hannibal” Smith in 20th Century Fox’s upcoming bigscreen adaptation of the 1980s TV series, ‘The A-Team,’ according to Variety.   Bradley Cooper is in the running to play Lt. Templeton “Faceman” Peck in the Joe Carnahan-directed pic. Variety goes on to report: “Ridley […]

Neeson, Connelly to Star in ‘Milk’ Writer’s Directorial Debut

Neeson, Connelly to Star in ‘Milk’ Writer’s Directorial Debut

After winning the Oscar for best original screenplay for 2008’s ‘Milk,’ the story of openly gay San Francisco politician, Harvey Milk, Dustin Lance Black will make his directorial debut. Variety reported Saturday that, “Liam Neeson and Jennifer Connelly will star in “What’s Wrong With Virginia[.]” Black wrote the script, and “Milk” helmer Gus Van Sant […]

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