Liam Neeson. Will. Not. Die. You can crash his plane in sub-zero temperatures. You can send a pack of wolves after him. But he just won't stop.
Clearly director Joe Carnahan spotted something appealing in the indestructible nature of his A-Team star because the two are back together for The Grey, in which Neeson leads a small band of men trying to survive a plane crash in Alaska.
A group of oil-rig roughnecks are left stranded on the sub-arctic tundra after their plane experiences a complete mechanical failure and crashes into the remote Alaskan wilderness. The survivors, battling mortal injuries, biting cold and ravenous hunger, are relentlessly hunted and pursued by a vicious pack of rogue wolves.
While Carnahan has been a bit lost in the blockbuster wilderness since his stunning breakthrough picture Narc this one seems to find a better balance. You've got the big commercial moments, sure, but you also have something more character based and I'm hoping that fusion pays off.
"The Grey" is released across the US from January 27th, 2012. A UK release date has yet to be announced.
Release Date (USA): 2012-01-27
Rating (USA): NA
Release Date (UK):
Rating (UK) : NA
Director: Joe Carnahan
Producer: Ridley Scott,Tony Scott, Joe Carnahan, Jules Daly, Bill Johnson
Studio: Open Road Films
Writer/s: Joe Carnahan, Ian Jeffers
James Badge Dale