Neeson, Harrelson Up For “Highwaymen”

Liam Neeson and Woody Harrelson are being courted to star in the drama “Highwaymen” at Universal Pictures and Media Rights Capital.

The story focuses on legendary lawman and Texas Ranger Frank Hamer, who was coaxed by a consortium of banks to assemble a posse and end the reign of Depression Era bank robbers Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow in the 1930s.

John Lee Hancock will direct the John Fusco-scripted drama which Casey Silver is producing. Shooting aims to begin first quarter next year.

Source: Deadline