Liam Neeson and Woody Harrelson for Highwaymen

  • Relaxnews, AFP
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  • Updated: Apr 12, 2013 14:40 IST

Actor Liam Neeson (Photo Courtesy: AFP Photo)


According to Deadline.com, Liam Neeson and Woody Harrelson are being wooed to participate in the crime drama Highwaymen.

Highwaymen will focus on Frank Hamer, an elite Texas Ranger who became the brains of the operation to hunt down and arrest Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow. The
Blind Side director John Lee Hancock will direct.

Filming is expected to begin at the start of 2014.

Before then, Frank Hamer will be the subject of a mini-series shown on Lifetime and History. William Hurt will play the lawman, while Holliday Grainger and Emile Hirsch will star as the criminal lovers who terrorized the US during the Great Depression until they were killed by police in 1934.

 

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