Neeson is set to play a Naval officer that is forced to smuggle a shipment of cocaine to America in an old Soviet submarine in order to save his son, who’s life has been threatened by a drug lord.
Ridley Scott will be producing under his Scott Free banner, with Game Of Thrones director Brian Kirk attached. Kirk is on board after the departure of Tony Scott, due to his passing, Doug Liman and Antoine Fuqua.
Neeson has recently announced that he will act in action films for two more years before his retirement from the genre.
Known for his roles in Schindler’s List and Taken, Neeson is set to star in the upcoming thriller The Escapist.
Neeson is repped by CAA.
Lou Chase | Staff Writer