Liam Neeson and Bono Have Been Scheming Up a Movie for a Very Long Time

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“We chat, or with him a lot of the time I just listen,” Liam Neeson tells the U.K.’s Independent about Bono. “He’s a wonderful man. He’s got an idea for a script which we’ve been working on for the past six years.” The film, should it come to fruition, will be about Irish showbands, which the Independent dubs a “phenomenon of the seventies.” (Basically, they were popular cover bands that stayed super up to date on radio hits.) Also, the Dissolve has a helpful guide to Neeson movies that sound like U2 songs and U2 songs that sound like Neeson movies. You’ll need that.

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