Liam Neeson announces retirement from action films

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Sky News reports that Liam Neeson that he is retiring from starring in action thrillers because of his age.

"They're still throwing serious money at me to do that stuff", Neeson said of the action offers he receives.

'I'm like: "Guy's I'm sixty-f**king-five".

His debut as an older action star was in the 2008 hit Taken, where he played a former government operative trying to reconnect with his daughter.

"Maybe two more years".

Somebody call Key & Peele to break the news as gently as possible-their boy "Liam Neesons" has announced an official end to his late-career action movie period.

Neeson said that he was more interested in taking on serious roles again, like his performance in Martin Scorsese's Silence in 2016.

Another film, "Hard Powder", does not have a release date but stars Neeson as a snowplow driver who sets out for vengeance on criminals that he believes murders his son. For all that, the Irish got a last hurrah in the company of Jaume Collet-Serra, this is the fourth collaboration between the two men after Without identity, Non-stop and Night Run is nice, series B, without great pretension. "I've shot one that's going to come out in January sometime". "But not 'Taken, ' none of that franchise stuff".

The film follows an insurance salesman (Neeson) who finds himself on quite the train ride after he meets a mysterious woman (Vera Farmiga).

In Neeson's next film he players Mark Felt, the famed informant known as Deep Throat who helped Washington Post journalists Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein uncover the Watergate scandal that took down President Richard Nixon.

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