Dismissing any report that he is seriously sick, Liam Neeson is joining the film staff of “Operation Chromite” as General McArthur.
The movie will feature Korean military officers who carried out the historic “X-ray” operation in the Korean War, Variety reports.
The movie is set to be directed by Lee Jae-han and the script to written by Lee Man-hee. Their previous films together include the war film “71: Into the Fire.”
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“We plan to go into the production in late September with a production cost of 15 billion won (US$12.62 million),” the director said in an interview.
Operation Chromite will start shooting mid this year
The shoot will start mid this year, so all the rumors of Neeson being unfit for work are quickly dismissed.
Korean films rarely hire Hollywood actors for their movies, with this film an exception.
Neeson is best known for his hit movie, “Taken” which had two more spin-offs following the first movie’s success.