Neeson, Fiennes Become Warring Gods in ‘Clash of the Titans’

Who would have thought a dust old film could revive a career? Liam Neeson (Taken) is on a role has he’ll now be starring as a warring god alongside Ralph Fiennes (Spider, Red Dragon, Sunshine) in Warner Bros. and Legendary’s Clash of the Titans, the Greek-god epic directed by Louis Leterrier. Details on their characters can be found inside.
Neeson is playing Zeus, the wise yet sometimes ill-tempered king of the gods and father of Perseus (Sam Worthington). F

Fiennes will play Hades, ruler of the underworld who aims to overtake Zeus and rule over all.

The two actors join Mads Mikkelsen, Gemma Arterton and Alexa Davalos in the production, which begins shooting later this month in the U.K.

The storyline will still revolve around Perseus’ journey to save the Princess Andromeda, during which he must complete various tasks set out by Zeus, including capturing Pegasus and slaying Medusa.

Liam Neeson, left, and Ralph Fiennes