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Liam Neeson Thinks We Need A Mark Felt Today

In the film Mark Felt: The Man Who Brought Down the White House, Liam Neeson stars as the title figure, the FBI agent who used the nickname "Deep Throat" as he leaked top secret information...

Liam Neeson Didn't Want Son To Act

Liam Neeson tried to talk his son out of acting.The 65-year-old actor has admitted that despite his own successful Hollywood career, he was originally against the idea of his 22-year-old son Micheál - whom he...

Liam Neeson: I'd Run Away In A Fight

Liam Neeson would run away from a fist fight.The 65-year-old actor starred as action hero Bryan Mills in the 'Taken' franchise, but in contrast to his on-screen character, Liam would have no hesitation in running...

Liam Neeson Has "Unretired" Himself From Action Movies

Having disappointed action movie fans the world over when he declared that he would never make another one of his Taken-style thriller films, Liam Neeson has officially declared himself “unretired” from the genre.The 65 year...

Liam Neeson Retires From Action Films

Liam Neeson has retired from thriller films. The 65-year-old actor may have impressed with his role in the 2008 hit 'Taken', in which he played a former government operative trying to reconnect with his daughter,...

Colin Firth: I'm Not A 'Believable' Action Hero

Colin Firth doesn't think he'd make a ''believable'' action hero.The 56-year-old star has revealed he has no intention of making a Liam Neeson-like transition into action films, because he doesn't think he's suited to the...

Anthony Daniels Hates Jar Jar Binks

Anthony Daniels has slammed the character of Jar Jar Binks in the 'Star Wars' franchise.The 71-year-old movie veteran has played the character of C-3PO in every movie in the hit sci-fi franchise to date -...

Jessica Biel Wants A Team Sequel

Jessica Biel would be up for a sequel of 'The A-Team'.The 35-year-old actress starred as Lieutenant Sosa in the 2010 movie based around the popular 80s TV series and a few years ago there was...

Liam Neeson To Star In New Thriller Retribution

Liam Neeson will star in new independent thriller 'Retribution'.The 'Taken' actor will be starring in the thriller as a Wall Street executive who is told by an anonymous caller that bombs are in his car...

Sandwich Shop Offers Free Food To Liam Neeson - Who Of Course Turns Up To Collect

Workers at a Canadian sandwich shop have pulled off a marketing masterstroke by bagging a visit from acting superstar Liam Neeson, simply by offering him free food!Staff at the Big Star Sandwich Co. in the...

Love Actually Made Liam Neeson Reflect On Wife's Death

The Taken star played widower Daniel in the original 2003 movie alongside his onscreen stepson Thomas Brodie-Sangster, and they both reprised their roles for a mini-sequel, titled Red Nose Day Actually, which aired...

Liam Neeson Reflects On Loss

Liam Neeson says returning to 'Love Actually' has made him reflect on the loss of his wife.Just six years after Liam took on the role of widower Daniel in the 2003 movie, his wife Natasha...

Love Actually Finally Gets Its Sequel

'Love Actually' finally got its hotly-anticipated sequel on Friday evening (24.03.17).The cast of the iconic Richard Curtis film - which was released in 2003 - reunited to raise money for Comic Relief as fans got...

Liam Neeson And Rebel Wilson Audition For Stephen Hawking's Voice In Comedy Sketch

The award-winning physicist, who suffers from motor neurone disease, is no stranger to appearing in popular culture, making cameos in everything from cartoon series The Simpsons to Star Trek: The Next Generation. For British charity...

Liam Neeson Left In Tears By Love Actually Sequel Script

The Taken star is among the castmembers reuniting for a short sequel that will air as part of Britain's Comic Relief charity telethon on Friday (24Mar17). And the Northern Irish actor, who...

Susan Sarandon Loved Being Romantically Linked To Liam Neeson

Susan Sarandon wishes speculation that she is dating Liam Neeson was true. The 64-year-old actor set tongues wagging when he claimed that he was in a relationship with ''someone incredibly famous'' and after Susan, 70,...

Celebrating 10 Of Ireland's Finest Stars

To celebrate St. Patrick's Day, we pay tribute to some of the most significant Irish men and women in Hollywood and beyond, because for such a small country, so many legends have been created there....

Emmy Rossum Boards Liam Neeson's Revenge Thriller

The Taken star, 64, will step into Stellan Skarsgard's role in the 2014 original, which followed a mild-mannered snow plow driver seeking vengeance on his son's drug dealing killers, inadvertently sparking a turf...

Liam Neeson Will Star In Widows

Liam Neeson is set to star in 'Widows'. The 64-year-old actor has reportedly been cast in the upcoming thriller, which will be directed by director Steve McQueen, and is rumoured to play the role of...

'Love Actually' Mini-sequel Will Not Include A Tribute To Alan Rickman

Love Actually director Richard Curtis has confirmed that the upcoming mini-sequel for Red Nose Day will not feature a tribute to the late Alan Rickman.Rickman died aged 69 in January of last year, after a...

Martin Scorsese No Hollywood Film Maker

Martin Scorsese doesn't think he could make it as a ''Hollywood filmmaker'' .The legendary director feels like a ''thief'' with his success because he has ''got away with'' making movies ''in the margins'' that struck...

Liam Neeson Backs Campaign To Integrate Northern Irish Education

Due to long-standing religious tensions in the British province more than 90 per cent of students are taught in schools managed by Roman Catholic or Protestant groups, and now the Taken star is...

Liam Neeson Eyes Up New Taken-style Action Movie

The 64-year-old became an action star later in life, taking on the now infamous role of Bryan Mills, a C.I.A. agent hunting for his kidnapped daughter, in the 2008 thriller Taken. While the...

Liam Neeson No Longer Boxing For Fun

The actor grew up boxing and returned to the sport as a way of keeping fit, but he no longer spars with gym rats. "I'll train... the bags and stuff, but I...

Liam Neeson: 'I Won't Ride A Motorbike In A Film'

The tough guy actor refuses to get on a bike after a 2000 accident almost claimed his life - and he refuses to entertain film projects that include two-wheeler action. "I've read...

Liam Neeson Chose Natasha Richardson Over James Bond

The Northern Irish actor was in the running to play the superspy when Pierce Brosnan was offered the role, and now admits his then-girlfriend Natasha Richardson played a big part in him saying...

Liam Neeson Is Part Of Low-key Central Park Walking Club

The Taken star has been walking around the famous open space in the heart of Manhattan for years and reveals he now has a small group of pals he teams up with for...

Liam Neeson's Life Lessons In Film

Liam Neeson thinks there are ''life lessons'' for everyone who sees 'A Monster Calls'.The 64-year-old actor voices the 'monster' - a giant humanoid yew tree - in the upcoming film, and thinks the saga, which...

Liam Neeson Felt 'Ridiculous' Filming A Monster Calls In A Onesie

The Taken actor stars in the emotional tale about a young boy (Lewis MACDougall) who is struggling to come to terms with his mother’s (Felicity Jones) cancer diagnosis. Liam voices the title yew tree monster...

Liam Neeson: Andrew Garfield Is An 'Extraordinary' Actor

Liam Neeson has opened up about working alongside Andrew Garfield on their new film 'Silence' - the latter's second movie based on religion this year. 64-year-old Neeson might be an Oscar nominated acting veteran, but...

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