[Movies] Liam Neeson Signs on For Martin Scorsese's Silence Posted by Jeremy Thomas on 01.31.2014
Scorsese's long-delayed project...
Liam Neeson is joining the Martin Scorsese film that's been years in the making. Deadline reports that Neeson will star in Silence opposite Andrew Garfield and Ken Watanabe.
The film is one that Scorsese has been trying to get off the ground for nearly twenty years. it is based on the Shusaku Endo novel (with a script by Jay Cocks), and is set in the 17th century. It follows two Jesuit priests as they face violence and persecution when they travel to Japan to locate their mentor and to spread the gospel of Christianity.