‘Memory’ Trailer: Liam Neeson & Guy Pearce Want Justice in Action-Thriller with Alzheimers Twist

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The trailer has arrived for the latest Liam Neeson action-thriller, Memory.

The plot follows expert assassin Alex Lewis (Neeson), who refuses to complete a job that involves children. While dealing with an agent on his tail, Alex decides to take down a group of ruthless traffickers and the people that hired him – a task made a little complicated by the fact that his memory is beginning to falter.

Guy Pearce and Monica Bellucci also star in this, the latest from director Martin Campbell (Casino Royale, Goldeneye, The Mask of Zorro). It’s based on the novel De Zaak Alzheimer by Jef Geeraerts and is a remake of the well-received 2003 Belgian film adaptation, The Alzheimer Case (aka The Memory of a Killer in some markets). The screenplay adaptation for the remake was penned by Dario Scardapane, who’s written on series such as The Punisher and The Bridge.

Neeson has certainly been piling up thrillers over the last few years; Memory is the fifth in the last three years alone, following Honest Thief, The Marksman, The Ice Road, and Blacklight. This may be just another one that gets lost in the bunch, although there is a chance it stands out with Campbell at the helm, Pearce in support, and the source material’s Memento-style angle. We’ll see.

Memory, also starring Ray Stevenson, Stella Stocker, Harold Torres, Taj Atwal and Ray Fearon, will be in U.S. cinemas on April 29th.

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