After the death of Natasha Richardson in 2009, Liam Neeson overcame the blow and became an action hero who faced failure in all movies again.He will star in “Ice Road” again this month, and Netflix has paid a record price for this.
In mid-March 2009, Liam Neeson received a call from his wife and actress Natasha Richardson. When he was shooting in Toronto, she had been skiing for a few days and she fell in class. There is nothing to worry about, she said: This is just a small accident. Nissen never heard her voice again. A few hours after that conversation, she was taken to Montreal Hospital by ambulance after feeling lost. When the actor arrived at the hospital after handing his twelve and thirteen-year-old children to the care of his grandmother, the legendary Vanessa Redgrave, he found that the love of his life was wrapped in a sea of pipes in. He had a stroke and his condition has been brain dead.
“I walked up to her and told her I love her,” she recalled Interview in 2014 With Anderson Cooper. “I said,’Honey, you won’t get rid of this. You bumped your head. I don’t know if you can hear me. We will take you back to New York, and all your family and friends will come to see you off.” Nissen and Richardson made a promise to each other: if one of them is in an irreversible life situation, the other will not allow himself to be artificially lived. He signed to disconnect and donated his organs.Nissen has two teenage sons from Actually love. At that widower was unable to cope with the death of his great love.
The couple fell in love while performing a play Anna Christie In the theater. He is almost a newcomer, and she is a member of a dynasty of actors with more than a century of tradition. At the time, Richardson was married to producer Robert Fox, but their chemistry was so deep that they married a year later and shot their first movie together. Nell (1994), with Judy Foster.Recently nominated for an Oscar Schindler’s List, Nissens is in the golden age of his life.
But in the spring of 2009, at the foot of a hospital bed in a New York hospital, grief enveloped him after the death of his wife. His first decision was to abandon a project that he had been obsessed with for four years: Lincoln I plan to reunite him and Steven Spielberg later Schindler’s List. The director understands. The man who had prepared for one of his most coveted roles for nearly five years is gone.
according to ConfessedAfter the trauma, he took refuge in alcohol and work. “I think I survived by running away from work. I know how old I am, and my shoulder injury is because I lost my image. revenge. So I continue to train and I continue to work. This is the strange thing about pain: you can’t prepare for it. You think you will cry, finish right away. You make plans, but they will never work”, Declared as gentleman.
revenge (2008) is the movie that changed his career a year ago. Due to the unpredictable success of the clichéd European small production, Nissen became an action hero, in which a man with “special skills” fought against the white slave mafia in order to save his daughter.His character Brian Mills follows in the footsteps of Charles Bronson’s foundation Paul Kersey City guard The same thing is scattered with ruffled, jewel-like phrases: “If you let go of my daughter now, everything will be solved. I will not find him or chase him.”
Neeson is present Horror Because of its previous career-and because it is over fifty years old-it is so abnormal that it can only be explained by the fact that he is the leading role.The Irish fell in love with this script. When he met the producer Luc Besson during a festival, he said directly to him: “Look, I’m sure I’m not even close to your cast list, but I am a boxer and I like to do scenes. Fighting, I have filmed some sword witch movies and shit. Please consider me for this”, he said last year A kind Entertainment Weekly.
Obviously, no one has considered saying no to a star of his level, this role belongs to him. “Between stuntmen, action scenes, and weapon training, I feel like a kid in a toy store. I like it.” Although he was enthusiastically involved in the project, he realized Horror Unpretentious, it will eventually be eclipsed on the shelves of audiovisual stores-there are still some left in 2008-known as the natural territory of many by-products of parental movies, until it becomes a small download phenomenon, and it will be eclipsed by Fox’s “Rescue “Ranked first in the US box office.
“I remember on the first weekend it rose to 3rd, then 2nd, then 1st. Then it dropped to 4th, and then rose to 3rd again. It has an extraordinary cycle. This is how it started. , And then there is a second plan, and of course there is a third. This is luck, you need some luck in this industry.” revenge The gross box office was $226 million, and its sequel (the third part was filmed in Murcia) exceeded 300, making him one of the highest paid actors in Hollywood.
Brian Mills became a new iconic character with many actors in his career.Neeson played a variety of more or less imperfect heroes, and Kui Gang Jin played Phantom crisis, Ra’s al Ghul in Nolan’s Batman, Irish leader Michael Collins, Oscar Schindler, Rob Roy, Jean Valjean Les Miserables, Zeus himself, Hannibal who liked that plan Team A There is even the majestic Narnia Aslan. Michael Bay asked the animator that the long figure sometimes seems to be able to withstand the pressure of the world’s injustice, and he has a typical dignity. Transformers Inspired by him, he created the body language of Optimus Prime.
In fact, the actor took his first step in the movie under the armor of a hero.This is the knight Gawain in John Bullman’s medieval fantasy ExcaliburNeeson was an altar boy, boxer, football player, and Guinness beer deliveryman who was discovered by Boorman during the production of the drama, just like following the Irish manual. The breaking-of-conventional revision of the King Arthur cycle not only brought him the attention of the industry, but also brought him love. During the filming, he met Helen Mirren who played the witch Morgana. This is not his only famous girlfriend. Before meeting Richardson, he was known for his love of lust, and his more or less long-term relationships with stars such as Julia Roberts, Brooke Shields, Cher, Barbra Streisand or Sined O’Connor are well known .
In his more than 40 years of career, Nissen has worked with the best directors. In addition to Spielberg, he was also placed under the command of Martin Scorsese, Ridley Scott, Clint Eastwood or Woody Allen.To be precise about shooting Husband and wife He told an anecdote that he thought was juicy. Everyone in the industry knows that Allen rarely spends time on set, directing actions, recordings and leaving. But one day, when planning a sex scene between Neeson and Judy Davis, the director was absent for 20 minutes, which caused confusion for the entire team and discomfort for the actors. They waited half-naked for instructions. Later they learned that Allen had received a call: his lawyer informed him that Mia Farrow had found some nude photos of her daughter Sun Yi. The rest is history.
Success revenge It brought a fundamental change to Nissen’s career. His latest work has a common connection, namely the smoking cannon on the poster and the word “revenge” between the title and the third line of the summary. But there is another unifying factor: loss.The way to deal with it or avoid it at all costs is even in A monster came to see me Spaniard Juan Antonio Bayona-another compatriot, Jaume Collet Serra (Jaume Collet Serra) has mentored him four times -. In it, he plays a huge talking tree, guiding the child protagonist to deal with the mother’s terminal illness.on Revenge below zero, His other latest work, the way to deal with loss is not so subtle, but more of his own brand: shooting. Neeson was a snowplow driver who hunted down the drug dealer who killed his son, who was played by his own son, Micheál Richardson, who chose his mother’s surname as a tribute after his death. A son who briefly relied on drugs during his adolescence to try to overcome his mother’s death, he, like his brother, used his father as an important reference.
The two are reuniting made in Italy It tells the story of an estranged father and son going to Tuscany to repair and sell the dilapidated villa that once belonged to his late wife. Always lose money. Even in the movie-a bit unusual-he plays a villain, widow, For example, the death of a relative, this time a son murdered by the police, builds a nest deep in his character.
Off-screen, Nissen hates guns.But despite this, on June 25th, he will once again have a Ice roadNetflix paid $18 million for the premiere, realizing the appearance of the most popular volunteer police officer in the 21st century, and guaranteed viewing with John Wick’s permission. In it, Neeson plays a truck driver who must face the ice sea to rescue a group of trapped miners.According to the synopsis, “fighting with the thaw and the huge storm, they found that the real threat has not yet come.” We don’t know what supernatural or natural enemies Nissens will face, but we know they will not be the loneliness that has been looming over him for more than a decade. That’s dangerous, and from it Never stop talking, Because talking about your great love is a way to keep her alive. For that enemy, there are currently no effective defensive measures.