Neeson will comply with The Marksman with a trio of popcorn motion pictures that’ll see him shilling for laughs (Made In Italy), traversing icy Canadian landscapes in a truck (The Ice Highway), and — you guessed it — kick a bit of extra keister as an murderer for rent in Martin Campbell’s Reminiscence. After all, when you’re like us, and extra eager to see Neeson do some correct character work in a decrease key challenge, he is obtained you lined there as effectively.
Although the movie might be a few years off (it is at the moment listed as being in pre-production), Charlie Johnson within the Flames will see Neeson fire up political intrigue as a journalist attempting to find solutions from a blood-thirsty Colonel after seeing the person commit a horrific battle crime. Primarily based on Michael Ignatieff’s lauded novel of the identical title, Charlie Johnson within the Flames will transpose the motion from Kosovo to the African continent, and presumably focus extra on the continual violence and troubles plaguing a lot of that space.
Simply FYI — these of you who assume that this synopsis sounds suspiciously like a pitch-perfect setup for Taken 4 ought to know that Charlie Johnson within the Flames could be very a lot a political thriller and never an motion film. That implies that the one factor Neeson’s journalist is searching for on his hunt for the aforementioned Colonel is solutions — so do not count on the actor to be kung-fu preventing throughout the continent searching for bloody vengeance. Nonetheless, we additionally would not be shocked to see the motion star throw a punch or two alongside the way in which.