BLACKLIGHT (2022) Preview of Liam Neeson action thriller



‘They’re gonna need more men’

Blacklight is a 2022 action-thriller film about a government operative coming to terms with his shadowy past.

Directed by Mark Williams (The Marksman; A Family Man; Honest Thief) from a screenplay co-written by Nick May and Mark Williams based on a storyline by Nick May and Brandon Reavis. Produced by Paul Currie, Allie Loh, Coco Xiaolu Ma, Myles Nestel and Mark Williams.

The American-Australian-Chinese movie stars Liam Neeson, Aidan Quinn, Taylor John Smith, Emmy Raver-Lampman, Claire van der Boom, Yael Stone, Andrew Shaw, Zac Lemons and Gabriella Sengos.


Travis Block (Liam Neeson) is a troubled, off-the-books government operative fixer for the FBI who is tasked with pulling undercover agents out of dangerous situations. He finds himself in the middle of a deadly conspiracy and a plot targeting U.S. citizens when one such agent questions the very people he is working for. Block finds himself in the crosshairs of the FBI director he once helped protect…


Release date:

In the US, Open Road Films will release Blacklight theatrically in over 2,000 locations on February 11th 2022.


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Cast and characters:

Liam Neeson … Travis Block
Aidan Quinn … Gabriel Robinson
Taylor John Smith Taylor John Smith … Dusty Crane
Emmy Raver-Lampman … Mira Jones
Claire van der Boom … Amanda Block
Yael Stone … Helen Davidson
Andrew Shaw … Jordan Lockhart
Zac Lemons … Wallace
Gabriella Sengos … Natalie Block
Tim Draxl … Drew Hawthorne
Georgia Flood … Pearl
Caroline Brazier … Sarah
Mel Jarnson … Sofia Flores
Sunny S. Walia … Beat Cop

Filming locations:


Technical details:

1 hour 48 minutes
Aspect ratio: 2.35: 1

Fun facts:

This is the first produced screenplay by Nick May, a former U.S. Department of Justice attorney during the Obama administration, and Brandon Reavis, who developed the story with May. It was originally titled Under Cover of Darkness


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