First Clip: Neeson Is Deep Throat In “Silent Man”

Sony Pictures Classics has picked up the North American rights to Watergate-era drama “The Silent Man” which stars Liam Neeson as FBI official Mark Felt – aka. Deep Throat.

Peter Landesman (“Concussion”) penned and directed the film about Felt who revealed himself in 2005 as Deep Throat, the nickname given to him by Washington Post reporters Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein as they uncovered the Watergate scandal that led to President Richard Nixon’s resignation in 1974.

The film also stars Diane Lane, Marton Csokas, Josh Lucas, Tony Goldwyn, Michael C. Hall, Tom Sizemore, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Ike Barinholtz, Bruce Greenwood, Brian D’Arcy James, Kate Walsh, and Noah Wyle.

Ridley Scott, Giannina Scott, Marc Butan, Anthony Katagas, Landesman, Steve Richards, and Jay Roach produced the film with a September release currently planned. Check out the first clip from it below: