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Liam Neeson To Return to Not Shooting People for Scorsese's Next Thing


Liam Neeson will reportedly take a brief respite from murdering dudes to star in Martin Scorsese's Silence. Based on the Shusaku Endo novel in which no one runs around snarling with a pistol, the thriller is a 17th-century tale of Jesuit priests who go undercover to Japan to spread Christianity and find out what happened to their mentor. Neeons's Batman Begins co-star Ken Watanabe and The Amazing Spider-Man's Andrew Garfield have already been cast in the film. In related news, oh good, Scorsese must have finally caught up on his superhero reboots.

  • May 7, 2013
    Martin Scorsese and Andrew Garfield are taking a break from 3D stuff and over-the-top New York crime to team up for Silence, Variety reports. The film is based on Japanese author Shūsaku Endō's novel, and Scorsese has been working on getting it adapted for over 20 years, since ... / Continue →
  • January 14, 2014
    You'd better start getting used to seeing Adam Driver's face. At least as much as that's possible. After a string of small parts with hugely in-demand directors, the Girls star is continuing on his hot streak with a role for Martin Scorsese, the rabid Girls fan who really feels... / Continue →
  • June 25, 2013
    Fox had made the first major move in their experiment in keeping Liam Neeson's family in perpetual abduction limbo, a Schrödinger's Taken of being both taken and untaken, unknowable until someone calls Neeson's cell phone. The studio and Luc Besson's EuropaCorp are reportedly c... / Continue →
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