Liam Neeson’s next foray into action films, The ice roadwill go to Netflix, with the streaming giant reportedly picking up the movie for a very pretty penny. Neeson achieved great success in the latter part of his career, creeping into the action genre as a hero in old age. Now Netflix wants to bask in the glow of this success and win the domestic rights The ice road for $ 18 million.
According to reports, the popular streaming service was eager to snap up that Liam Neeson Action flick after watching a promo and that Netflix had to fight off several other platforms that were also longing to add Neeson to their action release list. Netflix is paying more and more money for big action films, investing millions in both of Dwayne Johnson’s Red notice, which also starred in Gal Gadot and Ryan Reynolds, as well as the spy thriller The gray man with A-listeners Ryan Gosling and Chris Evans.
As for The ice roadLiam Neeson will be back in the role of the grizzle rescuer as ice skater Mike, who leads an implausible rescue mission over a frozen ocean after a remote diamond mine in far northern Canada collapses. Mike must race against time to save the lives of the trapped miners as the thawing waters rise. The matrix and John Wick: Chapter 2 Star Laurence Fishburne plays alongside Neeson, and Fishburne plays Goldenrod, the owner of the haulage company who hires Mike and accompanies him on this trip. The rest of the supporting cast are Ray McKinnon, Marcus Thomas, Benjamin Walker and Amber Midthunder The punisher Jonathan Hensleigh is a director and also wrote the script.
Though Liam Neeson is constantly threatening to retire from action films for good, he has several in the pipeline The ice road. The actor recently signed up to star in the thriller retribution for Studiocanal, who finds Neeson as a humble businessman who reaches his limits after a phone call and tells him that there is a bomb in his car and that he must do exactly what the bomber says, otherwise it will explode. Of course, his two children are in the car with him too, because things are not tough enough yet.
Neeson has also signed up to play memory, in which the famous actor plays a hired assassin who sees himself as the target of a dangerous criminal organization, and Black lightwho finds Neeson as Travis Block, a shady government agent who specializes in removing agents whose cover was exposed when he uncovered a deadly conspiracy within his own ranks that reached the highest levels of power. Neeson can currently be seen doing his job The shooterwho sees himself protecting a young Mexican boy from cartel assassins. Obviously, Neeson has a very different definition of retirement than the rest of us.
The ice road doesn’t have a release date yet, but Netflix reportedly intends to release the film later this year. This comes to us with the kind permission of Deadline.
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