Liam Neeson attends White Crow premiere in London
Legendary actor Liam Neeson, 68, left fans stunned as he revealed in a new interview that he would be taking a step back from a action movies once and for all. Ahead of his 69th birthday this June, the Oscar Award nominee explained he has only two more planned redemption films.
I think that will probably be it
Speaking on Entertainment Tonight, he said of retiring: “Oh, yeah. I think so. I’m 68 and a half. 69 this [June].
“There’s a couple more I’m going to do this year – hopefully, COVID allowing us – there’s a couple in the pipeline and, then I think that will probably be it.
“Well, unless I’m on a [walker] or something,” he added, laughing.
But despite deciding to focus away from the usual, he admitted he would “miss beating up guys half my age”.
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Neeson explained: “I love doing them.
“I’ve just finished [Blacklight] in Australia and I had a fight scene with a kid – lovely, sweet actor called Taylor – and halfway through the fight I looked up, I was breathless and it didn’t cost him a cent!
“I said, ‘Taylor, what age are you?’ He said, ’25.
“I said, ‘That’s the age of my eldest son!'”
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