Ballymena-born actor Liam Neeson has signed up to appear in new mob action movie Run All Night.

The 60-year-old star is set to portray a mob killer for hire in the action flick who ends up having to take on his former boss’s entire organisation in one night.

Jaume Collet-Serra is in negotiations to direct the movie, according to Deadline.

Shooting on the project is due to start in the autumn.