Marlowe isn’t your typical Neeson action movie
his hundredth film Marlowe Not an action movie. In the thriller, set in 1939, Neeson plays private detective Philip Marlowe. The character is based on books by author Raymond Chandler.
Previously, Hollywood greats like Humphrey Bogart and Elliott Gould played the detective. But this did not add any additional pressure on Neeson. “I know I have big shoes to run in, but I don’t let that affect my work.”
The actor prepared well for the role by reading Chandler’s books and watching the film adaptations. “I especially liked it The long farewell From 1973 Great. I noticed that Elliott Gould smoked or lit a cigarette in almost every scene. I just decided I wasn’t going to do it anyway,” Neeson joked.
Marlowe It is the fourth film Neeson has made with director Neil Jordan. In an interview with above the line Tell Jordan why did he choose the Irish actor this time too. “Liam has had tremendous success playing revenge type of roles in action films. I wanted to see him in a different role that would give him more space to show his talents.”