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Liam Neeson Named Irish Man Of The Year

Actor Liam Neeson celebrated his heritage as he was named the Irish Man of the Year in New York City on Monday (18Mar13).The Schindler's List star, who hails from Ballymena in Northern Ireland, was given...

Liam Neeson To Star In A Million Ways To Die In The West?

Liam Neeson is in talks to star in 'A Million Ways To Die In The West'.The 'Taken' actor is reportedly considering a role in funnyman Seth MacFarlane's upcoming western spoof alongside 'Gangster Squad's Giovanni Ribisi,...

Liam Neeson's Nut Job

Liam Neeson has signed up for 'The Nut Job'. The 60-year-old star will lend his voice to the role of a villainous raccoon in the animated feature alongside a star-studded cast including Katherine Heigl, Sarah...

Salma Hayek, John Travola To Present At Oscars

Salma Hayek, Melissa McCarthy, Liam Neeson and John Travolta will present at the Oscars.The actors - who have all received nominations at the Academy Awards in the past - have been added to the line-up...

Dan Stevens To Walk Among The Tombstones?

Dan Stevens looks set to star alongside Liam Neeson in 'A Walk Among the Tombstones'. The 30-year-old actor - who quit period drama TV series 'Downton Abbey' last year to pursue a Broadway career -...

Liam Neeson Still Interested In Portraying Paisley

Liam Neeson turned down the chance to play revered former Irish leader Reverend Ian Paisley in a biopic because the script was so bad.The actor, who has played real-life figures Michael Collins, sex doctor Alfred...

Liam Neeson Granted Prestigious Hometown Accolage

Liam Neeson has been granted the Freedom of the Borough in his hometown of Ballymena. The 'Taken' actor received the prestigious accolade - the highest the Ballymen Borough Council can award one of its citizens...

Liam Neeson Honoured In Hometown

Liam Neeson was honoured in his hometown of Ballymena, Northern Ireland on Monday (28Jan13) with the Freedom of the Borough.The actor, who is now an American citizen, was made a freeman by Ballymena Mayor P.J....

Liam Neeson To Receive Video Tribute From Former School

Liam Neeson is set for a special tribute when he returns to his hometown in Northern Ireland as pupils from his former school have put together a film documenting his years growing up there.The Taken...

Liam Neeson Will Run All Night

Liam Neeson is to star as a hit man in new movie 'Run All Night'.The 60-year-old actor is to portray a mob killer for hire in the action film which is being produced by Warner...

Forget The Globes, Olivia Wilde And Jason Sudeikis Are Engaged!

Well, they kept this one quiet. Or maybe Olivia Wilde and Jason Sudeikis chose to announce their engagement just before the Golden Globes to keep things on the down low? The Change-Up actress confirmed the...

Vanessa Redgrave Encouraging Late Daughter's Sons To Take Up Acting

Veteran actress Vanessa Redgrave is encouraging her late daughter Natasha Richardson's sons to take up acting, but the boys are not interested in a screen career, according to their father Liam Neeson.The proud grandmother wants...

Nemesis Film Picks Up Pace

Joe Carnahan has begun work on 'Nemesis'.The director has revealed he is in the process of adapting Mark Millar's comic book series with the help of his brother Matthew and is busy penning a ''beast''...

Liam Neeson To Star In All Nighter

Liam Neeson is to star in 'The All Nighter'.The 'Taken' actor is in negotiations to take on the lead role in the forthcoming crime thriller, in which he would play an aging hit man who...

Will Ferrell And Liam Neeson Join Lego Movie

Will Ferrell and Liam Neeson have joined the Lego film.The 'Elf' star and 'Taken' actor have signed on to voice characters in Phil Lord and Chris Miller's 3D animation movie - a cartoon adaptation of...

Liam Neeson Lands Hometown Honour

Liam Neeson is set for a special honour in his native Northern Ireland after local officials agreed to award him the Freedom of the Borough in his hometown.The Hollywood actor, who hails from Ballymena, Country...

Us Box Office Roundup: Wreck It Ralph Is This Weekend's Hero

A turbulent week for U.S cinemas, for the East coast anyway, ended with the reopening of many theatres. What better way to dry off those Hurricane Sandy soaked souls than a trip to the movies?...

Liam Neeson Splits From Girlfriend?

Liam Neeson is single again.The 'Taken 2' actor - whose wife Natasha Richardson tragically died in a skiing accident in 2009 - reportedly called time on his two-year relationship with PR executive Freya St Johnston...

Liam Neeson Splits From Girlfriend - Report

Irish actor Liam Neeson has split from his girlfriend after a two-year romance, according to a U.K. report.The Schindler's List star was widowed when his actress wife Natasha Richardson was killed in a skiing accident...

Liam Neeson Backed Daniel Day-lewis As His Lincoln Replacement

Liam Neeson gave Daniel Day-Lewis his full support after the Oscar winner signed on as the Irish actor's replacement for Steven Spielberg's historical epic Lincoln.The My Left Foot star insists he would never have even...

Liam Neeson's Stunt Struggles

Liam Neeson says he getting too old for action roles.While the 'Taken 2' star loves his metamorphosis into an action star, the 60-year-old actor admits he sometimes struggles with the stunts.He said: ''It has started...

Taken 2 Holds Onto U.k. Box Office Chart

Liam Neeson's new thriller Taken 2 has scared off Hotel Transylvania to hold onto the top spot at the U.K. box office for a second week in a row.The sequel to 2008's Taken fought off...

Box Office Round Up: Taken 2 Has Taken Lots More In Week 2

This week's top Box Office successes come as something of a surprise; While Ben Affleck's newest directorial offering, Argo, was a massive critical success, it still failed to beat Taken 2, which clings onto the...

Taken 2 Tops Argo In Box Office Chart: Do Movie Reviews Really Matter?

Taken 2 has beaten Argo in the battle of the box office takings.Somewhat surprisingly, given the praise that has been heaped on the Ben Affleck thriller Argo, and the sense of malaise that appears to...

Liam Neeson's Taken Sequel Edges Out Argo For U.s. Box Office Number One

Liam Neeson's TAKEN sequel has seen off an opening-weekend surge from Ben Affleck's new movie Argo to score a second week at the top of the U.S. box office.The action film claimed $22.5 million (£14...

Taken 2 Grabs Top Spot At U.k. Box Office

Liam Neeson's action sequel Taken 2 has landed at the top of the U.K. box office chart, with opening weekend (05-07Oct12) takings of $11.8 million (£7.4 million).The crime thriller beat Looper into second place, with...

Taken 2 Wins Box Office Weekend, As Frankenweenie Slips.

Action-thriller Taken 2 performed remarkably well at this weekend’s Box Office, gleaning $50m in one of the most successful October debuts. The Liam Neeson thriller beat out Frankenweenie – last week’s chart-topper - with ease....

Taken 2 Kidnaps Top Spot In U.s. Box Office Chart

Liam Neeson's kidnap drama Taken 2 has stormed the U.S. box office, grossing $50 million (£31.25 million) in its opening weekend (05-07Oct12).The action sequel's huge haul is double that of Taken's original outing in 2009,...

Box Office No.1 Expected To Be ‘Taken’ By Action Sequel

Taken 2 is expected to shove aside all it's competitors at the Box Office when the kidnapping sequel hits cinemas over the weekend, with pre-release audience surveys suggesting that the action flick could take up...

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