Register  |   Log In  |  
Sign up to our weekly newsletter    
Search   
Empire Magazine and iPad
Follow Me on Pinterest YouTube Tumblr Viber
Empire
Trending On Empire
The Big 2015 Movie Preview
The 50 Best Films Of 2014
Review Of The Year 2014
100 Greatest Characters
Your all-time favourite heroes and villains
Subscribe To Empire
Sign up now and save 44%
Movie News

LATEST HEADLINES
31 July 2015
Podcast 172: Josh Gad
Pixel perfect
Daniel Radcliffe Heads To Imperium
He's playing an FBI agent
Patrick Osborne To Direct Battling Boy
Animator adapting Paul Pope's graphic novel
Tom Cruise Teases Edge Of Tomorrow Sequel
Live. Die. Repeat. Again?
Tom Hardy's Taboo Finds A Director
The Killing's Kristoffer Nyholm takes the chair
Drew Pearce Says The Other Ghostbusters Is Still Happening
Update: Ivan Reitman weighs in
More Movie News

RELATED NEWS
23 July 2015
Simon Kinberg Spearheading The Latest Take On Logan's Run
He'll write a treatment and produce a potential new film
More Movie News

RELATED REVIEWS
Ted 2 (2015)
Empire Star Rating
Run All Night (2015)
Empire Star Rating
Taken 3 (2015)
Empire Star Rating
Third Person (2014)
Empire Star Rating
A Walk Among The Tombstones (2014)
Empire Star Rating
More new cinemas releases
DVD & Blu-ray releases

Liam Neeson Up For Non-Stop
He may be an air marshal

04 April 2012  |  Written by James White  |  Source: Variety

submit to reddit

Liam Neeson Up For Non-Stop

We know he can rescue wayward daughters from fiendish Euro-kidnappers. We know he can track down his true identity despite amnesia. We know he can punch wolves. But will any of those skills serve Liam Neeson well on board a plane? Maybe if it were being threatened by identity-stealing Euro-wolves… Anyhoo, he’s now in negotiations to take the lead for airborne thriller Non-Stop.

The job would reunite him with Joel Silver, who produced Unknown with his Dark Castle company, which saw Neeson in his increasingly familiar action mode.

Non-Stop, which the company picked up from writers Chris Roach and John Richardson last August with Jeff Wadlow attached to direct, would find Neeson as a tired, stressed air marshal whose otherwise peaceful flight is interrupted by nasty threat. Variety hasn’t determined what that problem is exactly, but it’s probably not snakes.

Neeson can be seen right now as Zeus in Wrath Of The Titans and next crops up in Battleship. Oh, and he’s just finished putting his particular skill set to use once more for Taken 2.


Have Your Say
To comment on this, and all articles, register for free or login now.

New Avengers Black Widow Scene Online
Scarlett Johansson sits down, kicks ass
Denzel Washington Could Be The Equalizer
Update: He's in!


CURRENT HIGHLIGHTS
Black Mass Trailer Breakdown With Director Scott Cooper
Find out what's what with Johnny Depp's take on Boston Gangster Whitey Bulger

The N.W.A-Team
Empire visits the set of Straight Outta Compton

Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation
Read Empire's official verdict

Empire Meets Joely Richardson
On Maggie, Arnie and Event Horizon

100 Greatest Movie Characters
The complete list of your all-time favourite heroes and villains

Vote Now For Your Favourite TV Shows
Pick your top five - if you can...

Paul Rudd Is Awesome
Being awesome: from Clueless to Ant-Man

Subscribe to Empire magazine
Empire print magazine

Delivered to your door – with exclusive subscriber only covers each month!

Subscribe now!

Subscribe to Empire iPad edition
Empire digital magazine

Exclusive and enhanced content – get instant access via your iPad or Android device

Subscribe now!

Subscribe now and save up to 67%
Print, Digital & Package options available Subscribe today!
Empire's Film Studies 101 Series
Everything you ever wanted to know about filmmaking but were afraid to ask...
The Empire Digital Edition
With exclusive extras, interactive features, trailers and much more! Download now
Home  |  News  |  Blogs  |  Reviews  |  Future Films  |  Features  |  Interviews  |  Images  |  Competitions  |  Forum  |  Digital Edition  |  Podcast  |  Magazine Contact Us  |  Empire FAQ  |  Subscribe To Empire  |  Register
© Bauer Consumer Media Ltd  |  Legal Info  |  Editorial Complaints  |  Privacy Policy  |  Bauer Entertainment Network
Bauer Consumer Media Ltd (company number 01176085 and registered address 1 Lincoln Court, Lincoln Road, Peterborough, England PE1 2RF)