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Liam Neeson Turned Down James Bond Role After Wife's Ultimatum

Northern Irish actor Liam Neeson once ruled himself out of the running to play movie superspy James Bond after receiving an ultimatum from his then-fiancee, Natasha Richardson.The Taken star reveals he had been approached to...

Liam Neeson Refused James Bond Role For Marriage

Liam Neeson refused to play James Bond because he wanted Natasha Richardson to marry him. The 61-year-old actor claims he was ''heavily courted'' for the iconic 007 role 19 years ago, but he turned down...

Liam Neeson Rejected James Bond. 10 Others Who Could Have Been 007.

Who wouldn't want to be James Bond? Well it turns out there are a few in Hollywood who just weren't that enamoured with putting on a suit and become 007. Liam Neeson has just confessed...

Liam Neeson Blasted By Animal Rights Group

Irish actor Liam Neeson has been blasted by bosses of a leading animal rights group for criticising a campaign to ban horse-drawn carriages from the streets of New York.The Schindler's List star is strongly opposed...

The Lego Movie Halts Non-stop At U.k. Box Office

Liam Neeson's new thriller Non-Stop has been blocked from the top of the U.K. box office chart by animated comedy The Lego Movie.The airplane drama pulled in $4.3 million (£2.7 million) in its opening weekend...

Can 'Non-stop' Maintain Box Office Altitude For A Second Week? [Trailer + Pictures]

New Liam Neeson thriller Non-Stop landed in cinemas last Friday and took its first weekend box office by storm, soaring to number one. The movie had the tricky task of taking on all the Oscar-nominated...

Forget The Oscars, Liam Neeson's 'Non-stop' Has Topped The Box-office

While all eyes were on the 86th Academy Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday evening (March 2, 2014), box-office boffins were tapping away on their calculators to figure out who had reigned supreme at the...

Non-stop Shoots To Top Of North American Box Office

Liam Neeson's new action thriller Non-Stop has shot to the top of the North American box office chart with a $30 million (£18.75 million) haul.The movie, which co-stars Julianne Moore, Lupita Nyong'o and Downton Abbey...

Box Office Predictions: "Non-stop", "Son Of God" Look Set To Topple "The Lego Movie"

The critics’ consensus on Non-Stop was essentially “it’s not good, but it’s great”. Box office numbers at the end of the weekend seem to match that sentiment. The new Liam Neeson starrer tells the story...

Rihanna Skipped Queue For Toilets

Rihanna pushed in front of the queue for the toilets at the Met Gala last year. The 'What Now' singer was a guest at the annual ball in New York City along with stars such...

Liam Neeson Didn't Hear From Ski Resort After Wife's Tragic Death

Actor Liam Neeson has expressed his disgust after bosses at the Canadian ski resort where his wife Natasha Richardson suffered a tragic accident in 2009 failed to reach out to the widower following her death.The...

'Non Stop' Is A Harmless Thriller, But Where's The Liam Neeson Of Old?

Liam Neeson is obviously enjoying his second career as an action star. After the surprise success of the boneheaded thriller Taken in 2008, he went on to kick butt in The A-Team movie, Unknown, The...

Somehow, Critics Don't Think 'Non-stop' Is Terrible, But It's Still Pretty Bad

Stripping down Non-Stop into the ingredients that make it gives a good indication as to what you should expect: Liam Neeson. Air Marshal. Crazed terrorist demanding money. 40,000 feet in the air. Gillian Anderson. Bomb....

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"I was convinced it was straight to video so it would go under the radar." Actor Liam Neeson admits he didn't have that much faith in his hit action movie Taken. The 2008 film became...

"Non-stop" Gets Cautious Thumbs Up From Critics [Trailer + Pictures]

We already know that Liam Neeson is good under pressure – or his characters are, anyway. Now we’re about to see what happens when you put the man up in the air. In his latest...

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"I was flying out to L.A. last Sunday to do promo for the film (Non-Stop) and there was a guy sitting on my right and he was quite boisterous during the whole flight and I...

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"They're throwing action scripts my way and I read them and see the hero is 33-34 years of age, then when I raise an objection and say, 'You've sent it to the wrong actor,' the...

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Actor Liam Neeson is set to make a cameo in the upcoming Entourage movie. The Taken action man was snapped shooting in a car side-by-side with Jeremy Piven in a red Ferrari in Hollywood on...

'Non-stop': Now, Liam Neeson Is Fighting Crime At 40,000 Feet

Liam Neeson, who has been repackaged as a global action star since Taken, stars in the new suspense thriller Non-Stop from director Jaume Collet-Serra and producer Joel Silver. Out this weekend, the movie also stars...

After "Non-stop", Michelle Dockery Might Do More Action Flicks, For The Fun Of It

Fans mostly know Michele Dockery as Lady Mary on the stuffy Downton Abbey. For the Downton actress herself, however, with a successful TV series and multiple film offers, the world is her oyster. Case in...

Liam Neeson: 'Bono Helped My Sons Deal With Their Mum's Death'

U2 star Bono helped Liam Neeson's children cope with the death of their mother Natasha Richardson by sharing his own experiences with tragedy.The Schindler's List star reveals the singer visited his family shortly after the...

Liam Neeson Shares Natasha Richardson's Final Phone Call In Heart-breaking '60 Minutes' Interview [Video]

Liam Neeson has broken his silence five year after the tragic death of his wife Natasha Richardson in an emotionally raw interview on 60 Minutes with Anderson Cooper. Richardson, the English actress, died on the...

Liam Neeson: 'Natasha Richardson's Death Still Doesn't Seem Real'

Movie star Liam Neeson still struggles to come to terms with the 2009 loss of his wife Natasha Richardson, insisting her death doesn't feel "real".The British actress, 45, passed away after suffering a traumatic brain...

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"I call it the cup of tea test. With any script I am sent, if I get to page 10 without having to make a cup of tea then I know it's good. Some movies...

Liam Neeson Opposes New York's Horse-drawn Carriage Ban

Northern Irish actor Liam Neeson has come out in opposition to a high-profile celebrity campaign to ban horse-drawn carriages from New York City's Central Park.A large number of stars, including Alec Baldwin, Pamela Anderson, Anjelica...

Natasha Richardson Honoured At Charity Event

Late British actress Natasha Richardson was honoured at a charity event in New York City this week (beg03Feb14) attended by her widower Liam Neeson and mother Vanessa Redgrave.Richardson, who died in a skiing accident in...

The Lego Movie Set For Release Later This Week

Danish company The Lego Group have partnered up with Warner Brothers for the first feature length Lego film, The Lego Movie, set to hit the big screen in 2014. A child's imagination is what made...

Nobody Gets Taken In Taken 3?

Liam Neeson says ''nobody gets taken'' in 'Taken 3'.The 61-year-old actor is set to star in a third instalment of Luc Besson's popular franchise following the success of the previous films however he has hinted...

Liam Neeson Cast In Martin Scorsese's Silence

Liam Neeson will star in 'Silence'.The 61-year-old actor will reunite with his 2002's 'Gangs Of New York' director Martin Scorsese for the forthcoming film, which is based on Shusaku Endo's 1966 novel of the same...

Liam Neeson Gets Mistaken For Ralph Fiennes

Liam Neeson is often mistaken for Ralph Fiennes.The 'Taken' actor has appeared in a number of films alongside Fiennes including 'Schindler's List', 'Clash of the Titans' and 'Wrath of the Titans' but admits their 'fans'...

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Get Your First Look At Jared Leto As The 'Suicide Squad's' Joker

Director David Ayer has shared the first official image of Leto as the DC villain.

Lady Gaga Receive Contemporary Icon Award Songwriters Hall Fame

Lady Gaga will be honoured by the Songwriters Hall of Fame when she receives their Contemporary Icon Award in a ceremony on 19th June.

Earl Sweatshirt - I Don't Like S**t, I Don't Go Outside: An Album by Earl Sweatshirt Album Review

Earl Sweatshirt sounds comfortable and mature on 'I Don't Like S**t, I Don't Go Outside', and his raw style with a high energy sounds at home over...

Johnny Depp Shows Off Acting Talent In Monstrous 'Black Mass' Trailer [Pictures]

For anyone overtaken by Johnny Depp's recent filmography, the trailer for 'Black Mass' can serve as a great reminder that he is a phenomenal actor.

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Bruce Jenner Interview: What We Learned From Former Olympian's Diane Sawyer Special

After months of intrigue and speculation Bruce Jenner’s two hour sit-down with Diane Sawyer aired on ABC Friday night.

Steven Moffat Talks 'Doctor Who' Movie: "There's Money To Be Made But That's Not The Point"

The showrunner has spoken out after leaked Sony emails revealed talk of a ‘Doctor Who’ movie.

Is Tom Cruise Ready To Face The Music In Disney's 'Bob The Musical'?

The ‘Mission: Impossible-Rogue Nation’ star is reportedly being eyed for the long in development project.

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