Shot in County Donegal, Ireland, Taken and Schindler’s List star Neeson options with fellow Oscar nominees Ciarán Hinds (Belfast) and Kerry Condon (Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri). Also amongst solid are Colm Meaney (The Banker) and Jack Gleeson (Game Of Thrones).
The movie, which reunites Neeson with The Marksman director Robert Lorenz, is ready in a distant Irish village, the place a newly retired murderer finds himself drawn right into a deadly recreation of cat and mouse with a trio of vengeful terrorists. Screenplay was written by Mark Michael McNally and Terry Loane.
Samuel Goldwyn took home rights and plans to launch the film theatrically this fall.
Producers are Bonnie Timmerman, Philip Lee, Markus Barmettler, Kieran Corrigan, Geraldine Hughes and Terry Loane. Exec producers comprise Robert Lorenz, James Demasi, Marc Jacobson, Marcel Gloor, Daniel Fluri, Adrian Grabe, Victor Hadida, Ehud Blieberg, Nicholas Bennett and Danny Dimbort.
Bleiberg handles gross sales and — as we beforehand revealed — accomplished pre-sales to Metropolitan Filmexport (French-speaking territories), Netflix (UK, Republic of Ireland), Madman (Australia and New Zealand), Vertice (Italy, Spain, Latin America, Portugal), Signature (German-speaking territories, Canada), Mis Label (Scandinavia), Eagle Films (Middle East), Dutch Filmworks (Dutch-speaking Benelux), Scene & Sound (South Korea), Monolith Films [Eastern Europe (excluding CIS)] and United King Films (Israel), amongst others.