Liam Neeson Joins Scorsese’s Silence

LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 30: Liam Neeson attends a photocall for the film "Non Stop" at The Dorchester on January 30, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage) Photo: Karwai Tang/Getty

Neeson will star alongside Andrew Garfield, Ken Watanabe, and Adam Driver in the adaptation of Shusako Endo's novel by the same name. The film — about a Portuguese missionary who is sent to seventeenth-century Japan — has been in the works for almost twenty years; Neeson's role hasn't been confirmed, but we're guessing he might play the missionary's mentor? Do mentors usually punch a lot of people?