The 59-year-old is being lined up to star as an air marshall whose international flight gets interrupted by a nasty threat, the Hollywood Reporter said.
Neeson will reunite with "Unknown" producer Joel Silver in the movie alongside Andrew Rona and Alex Heineman. The film will be directed by Jeff Wadlow.
The movie is based on an original script penned by Chris Roach and John Richardson. Neeson will be also seen in "Wrath of the Titans", "Battleship" and "The Dark Knight Rises".
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