Liam Neeson

Liam Neeson

Liam Neeson is one of the biggest names in Hollywood and he has become quite and action hero with the likes of Taken and Unknown in recent years.

He is back on the big screen this week with his new movie The Grey, which is also a tough and physical role for the actor.

The Grey kicks off 2012 for the actor and it is a year that is set to be super busy for the actor.

The Grey reunites Neeson with A-Team filmmaker Joe Carnahan, who also penned the screenplay.

In Alaska, an oil drilling team struggle to survive after a plane crash strands them in the wild. Hunting the humans are a pack of wolves who see them as intruders.

The movie sees him team up with Dermot Mulroney, James Badge Dale and Dallas Roberts.

The rest of the year sees Neeson star in a string of big budget movies - the first of those coming in the form of Wrath of the Titans.

The movie sees Neeson reprise the role of Zeus - two years after be played the character for the first time in a remake of Clash of the Titans.

Sam Worthington & Ralph Fiennes are also back as Perseus and Hades and Wrath of the Titans is set to be one of the first blockbusters of the year.

Second time around the movie follows Perseus as he has to venture to the underworld to rescue Zeus, who has be betrayed by his son Ares and Hades.

This time around Jonathan Liebesman is in the directors chair while Rosamund Pike and Bill Nighy are a couple of new faces on the big screen.

Who would have thought that board game Battleship would ever be made into a movie but that is exactly what we are going to see this summer.

Directed by Peter Berg the movie follows a fleet of ships who find themselves doing battle with an unknown force.

Neeson is set to take on the role of Admiral Shane in the movie alongside Alexander Skarsgård  and Taylor Kitsch.

The actor is also tipped to reprise his role as Ra's Al Ghul in The Dark Knight Rises, the final Batman movie from filmmaker Christopher Nolan.

It's an action packed year for Neeson and he looks set to seal his new status as a bit of an action hero.

The Grey is released 27th January

FemaleFirst Helen Earnshaw

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