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Marvel and James Bond stars join Liam Neeson's new movie

Joe Anderton
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Photo credit: Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images
Photo credit: Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images

Liam Neeson's upcoming thriller Memory has added stars from the Marvel Cinematic Universe and the James Bond franchise to its cast.

As reported by Deadline, the film has now signed up Guy Pearce, famous for playing Aldrich Killian in Iron Man 3 and for starring in The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, and Monica Belluci, known for the Bond film Spectre and the second and third Matrix movies.

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That's not all though, the film has also added The Syndicate and Line of Duty actress Taj Atwal, Coronation Street and Fleabag's Ray Fearon, and ZeroZeroZeo star Harold Torres.

The film will see Star Wars: The Phantom Menace star Neeson continuing his run of action roles by playing an assassin who refuses to complete a hit. Unfortunately, that leads to him becoming a target and going on the run. He's also struggling with loss of memory due to Alzheimer's, hence the film's title.

Pearce and Atwal will play FBI agents, who liaise with Torres' Mexican intelligence officer. Meanwhile, Belluci will play a local tech mogul, although we're not sure if that means she will be an ally or an antagonist to Neeson's character. A big part of the film looks to be about who our protagonist can trust, especially with his memory failing him.

Photo credit: Ben Gabbe - Getty Images
Photo credit: Ben Gabbe - Getty Images

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Production on Memory is underway now in Bulgaria.

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