The actor Liam Neeson is all set to come back in action as a star a world-class assassin by ‘Casino Royale’ filmmaker Martin Campbell, an individual with knowledge of the project told The Wrap.
Sales rights will be introduced bt STX international by introducing the film to the buyer at the European Film Market, and CAA Media Finance will handle North American distribution right. In “Memory” the star will be Neeson as an assassin who finds himself a target after he refuses to complete a job for a dangerous criminal organization. He will go on the run to survive from both the other killers and the FBI that’s also on his tail.
Memory tag had adopted from a Dutch film named, ‘The Memory of a Killer’ from 2003 and Dario Scardapane has written the script. Its production is expected to begin this August. “Cathy Schulman is going to produce through her Welle Entertainment tagline within Rupert Maconick and Arthur Sarkissian. Black Bear Pictures’ Teddy Schwarzman, Michael Heimler and Ben Stilman will produce. It’s fully financed by Black Bear Pictures’.
The deal is part of a partnership which has announced Wednesday between STX international, Black Bear pictures and Elevation Pictures in which STX international will sell & distribute all films by Black Bear internationally and for Elevation Pictures, in which Black Bear is a major investor to distribute all STX productions in Canada.
Neeson was seen in only the drama “ Ordinary Love” opposite Lesley Manville. And outside Campbell’s last film was “ The Foreigner” with Jackie Chan, which also paired the director with STX international and producers Schulman & Sarkissian. At the times he is working on ‘The Asset’ with Maggie Q and Samuel L. Jackson. Marvel has reached at an emerging level now.