Familiar First Poster for Liam Neeson's Action Thriller 'Unknown'
by Ethan Anderton
November 24, 2010
We've already been given a promising action-packed trailer for Liam Neeson's thriller Unknown which aims to repeat the success of Taken with an early 2011 release. Now it looks like Warner Bros. is trying even harder to reel in the surprisingly large box office turnout from Neeson's ass-kicking venture with the first official poster for Unknown. Though Neeson does look fairly bad-ass, the inclusion of January Jones and Diane Kruger feels like a last minute addition to make the poster slightly different from either of these two posters for Taken. But the trailer looks good, and having read the script I can tell you there's plenty of action on the way.
Here's the first official poster for Unknown courtesy of ComingSoon:
Unknown, originally called Unknown White Male, is directed by up-and-coming Spanish filmmaker Jaume Collet-Serra, who got his start making music videos and TV commercials first and then went on to direct the House of Wax remake in '05 and Orphan. The screenplay was co-written by Oliver Butcher (Dr. Jekyll and Ms. Hyde) and Stephen Cornwell (Killing Streets, Marshal Law). This was based Didier Van Cauwelaert's book of the same name, first published in France. This was filmed mostly in and around Berlin, Germany last winter. Warner Bros is bringing Unknown to theaters starting on February 18th, 2011 early next year.
Bleh. Looks alright.
ModernAmericanMan on Nov 24, 2010
Taken was great this will be good to i hope
MiKe M? on Nov 24, 2010
Reminded me a bit of a Bourne Supremacy poster; this one -- http://www.impawards.com/2004/bourne_supremacy_ver3.html
legendary swordsman on Nov 24, 2010
as long as liam neeson is in it then i'll like it
scott on Nov 24, 2010
polmantor on Nov 25, 2010
I not going to lie, my hairs were on end when he said "Remember when i said I would find you"...
L on Nov 26, 2010
I am a big fan of Liam, i hope this one turns out to be good as "Taken" was.
Fisherr on Nov 29, 2010
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