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Liam Neeson Will Run All Night

18th January 2013

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...

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

By Michael West | 14th January 2013

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...

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

31st December 2012

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...

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Nemesis Film Picks Up Pace

22nd November 2012

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''...

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Liam Neeson To Star In All Nighter

19th November 2012

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...

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Will Ferrell And Liam Neeson Join Lego Movie

12th November 2012

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...

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Liam Neeson Lands Hometown Honour

7th November 2012

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...

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

By Jack de Aguilar | 5th November 2012

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?...

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Liam Neeson Splits From Girlfriend?

28th October 2012

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...

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Liam Neeson Splits From Girlfriend - Report

28th October 2012

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...

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Liam Neeson Backed Daniel Day-lewis As His Lincoln Replacement

27th October 2012

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...

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Liam Neeson's Stunt Struggles

22nd October 2012

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...

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Taken 2 Holds Onto U.k. Box Office Chart

17th October 2012

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...

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

By Lorna Greville  | 15th October 2012

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...

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

By Hayley Avron | 15th October 2012

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...

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

14th October 2012

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...

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

10th October 2012

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...

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Taken 2 Wins Box Office Weekend, As Frankenweenie Slips.

By Jack de Aguilar | 8th October 2012

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....

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

7th October 2012

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,...

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

By Michael West | 5th October 2012

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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Liam Neeson Won't Be Back For Taken 3

5th October 2012

Liam Neeson won't be back as action man Bryan Mills in a third Taken movie - because the first sequel's director can't imagine there's anywhere for his kidnap expert character to go.The Irish actor originally...

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Liam Neeson Swears Live On Air During Sports Show

5th October 2012

Irish actor Liam Neeson turned the air blue on Thursday (04Oct12) when he swore on U.S. Tv after failing to realise he was shooting a live broadcast about sports.The Taken star was booked for an...

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Fascinating Fact: 3312387

4th October 2012

Liam Neeson and Ethan Hawke dropped the serious drama for an appearance on U.S. chat show Watch What Happens Live on Wednesday (03Oct12). The two movie stars and thespians donned wigs and reenacted the squabble...

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Liam Neeson Mystified By Cameo

4th October 2012

Liam Neeson had no idea what his 'Dark Knight Rises' cameo was about.The 'Taken' star made a brief appearance as R'as al Ghul opposite Christian Bale in the recent Batman movie and says director Christopher...

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Were The Critics Taken With Liam Neeson’S Taken 2?

By Hayley Avron | 4th October 2012

Liam Neeson returns as CIA agent Brian Mills in Taken 2. He’s already confirmed to MTV that there won’t be a Taken 3, as he “couldn't envisage a storyline that would warrant a sequel” but...

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Naked Hug Helped Liam Neeson Land Schindler's List Role

4th October 2012

A backstage hug Liam Neeson gave Steven Spielberg's mother-in-law helped land the Irishman the leading role in Schindler's List.The actor had auditioned for the role of war hero Oscar Schindler in the film, but he...

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The Things They Say: 3310637

3rd October 2012

"My favourite food was a chicken wrap every night." Liam Neeson enjoyed the fast food on location in Turkey while he was shooting Taken 2.

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Liam Neeson Based Taken Hero On Real-life Weapons Expert

3rd October 2012

Liam Neeson based his action hero character in the Taken movies on the real-life weapons expert who helped train him for The A-Team.The Irishman admits he was left stunned by the adviser - because he'd...

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Little Bird Warned Liam Neeson His Father Had Died

3rd October 2012

Liam Neeson had a premonition his father had died while he was starting out in Hollywood when a little red bird flew into his apartment.The Irish actor's dad had kept birds when Neeson was young...

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Liam Neeson Gets His Kit Off For Breast Cancer Awareness Month

By Contributor | 3rd October 2012

Liam Neeson proved himself a good sport by appearing on the Ellen DeGeneres Show and stripping down to almost nothing for charity, according to the New York Daily News. Whilst the thought of that would've...

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