Variety reported, Liam Neeson has been cast in “Marlowe.”
He’s set to play Philip Marlowe, while William Monahan will write the script. Nickel City Pictures and Gary Levinsohn are also attached to produce.
The film is based on the book of Benjamin Black’s The Black-Eyed Blonde. You can read the synopsis of the book below:
The story follows the tough as nails private detective the early 1950s where Marlowe is as restless and lonely as ever, and business is a little slow. That is until a beautiful blonde client comes in and asks Marlowe to find her ex-lover. He soon comes to find out that the ex-lover’s disappearance is just a part of bigger mystery and soon has Marlowe wrapped up with one of the more powerful families in Bay Cities who are willing to go to any length’s to protect their fortune.