Liam Neeson Has Already "Unretired" From Action Films

Angelo Anderson
September 29, 2017

Variety asked him about his retirement, while on the red carpet premiere of his new film "Mark Felt: The Man Who Brought Down the White House". "You're talking in the past tense".

"It's not true. I'm going to be doing action movies until they bury me in the ground".

If you thought that the spat between actors Steven Seagal and Liam Neeson was safely locked away in 2014, stand corrected. And when you think about it, that's a great premise for an action movie.

There is no Irish release date for Mark Felt: The Man Who Brought Down the White House scheduled at present.

Now, it appears that Neeson is doing an about-face on his remarks and making it clear that he's definitely not through doing action films.


It's hard to say whether Neeson's initial quote about hanging up his action career was overblown, simply because he has a legitimate point about what should be the cut-off point for actors when it comes to suspending an audience's disbelief. Movies like A-Team, Non-Stop, A Walk Among the Tombstones and Run All Night, just to name a few of the more middling entries from this period of his career.

"The thrillers, that was all a pure accident", Neeson told the Associated Press, via Fox News.

Liam Neeson at a screening of Taken 2. It looks like movie fans will be able to enjoy Neeson kicking ass on screen for many years to come.

"Maybe two more years", Neeson said in 2015. "But after that, I'll stop [the action], I think".

The film tells the story of Federal Bureau of Investigation agent W Mark Felt - the whistleblower known as "Deep Throat" - who supplied Washington Post journalists Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein with information as they uncovered the truth behind the 1972 break-in at the Democratic National Committee headquarters in Washington, DC.

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