Liam Neeson retiring from action films

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Liam Neeson is retiring from action films after two more he’s committed to this year because he can no longer keep up with his young co-stars.

The Taken star turns 69 in 2021 and admits age is beginning to take its toll on him.

“I’ve just finished one in Australia and I had a fight scene with a kid – lovely, sweet actor called Taylor – and halfway through the fight I looked up, I was breathless and it didn’t cost him a cent, and I said,

‘Taylor, what age are you?’ He said, ’25’. I said, ‘That’s the age of my eldest son!’

“There’s a couple more I’m going to do this year… and then I think that will probably be it… I love doing ’em. I love beating up guys half my age.”

The Northern Irish movie star’s latest action film, The Marksman, is released later this month (January 2021).

by WENN

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