Liam Neeson has been confirmed to star in crime thriller ‘A Walk Among The Tombstones,’ which will begin shooting in New York next year and is based on Lawrence Block’s popular crime novel of the same name. The Irish actor will play Matt Scudder, the lead character in Block’s series of novels with the feature set to tell the story of alcoholic ex-New York policeman Scudder who, as an unlicensed private detective, is hired to find the kidnapped wife of a drug dealer.
Scott Frank (The Lookout) will write and direct the project, which originally was to star Harrison Ford (The Fugitive). Double Feature Films partners Michael Shamberg and Stacey Sher are producing with Danny DeVito and his company, Jersey Films. Principal photography is set to start in New York City next February. IFTN first reported this story.
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