“In the movie directed by Hans Petter Moland, Neeson plays Nels Coxman, a local snowplow operator recently named Citizen of the Year of his small Colorado ski town for keeping the roads open through the winter. Nels’ quiet life with his wife (Laura Dern) abruptly spins out of control when their son is unjustly murdered by a local drug cartel. Taking the law into his own hands with only the tools of an outdoorsman and snowplow driver, Nels sets out to find those responsible but inadvertently ignites a gang war that threatens to engulf the town- unless he ends it first.” – Deadline
Summer is a slow time for snowsports enthusiasts like myself. So you can imagine my excitement as I read on Deadline this morning that Liam Neeson will be starring in a mountain-side thriller about a snowplow driver in Colorado. Titled, ‘Hard Powder,’ the movie follows his character Nels as he searches for the members of the drug cartel behind his son’s murder.
While the name ‘Hard Powder’ sounds more like a movie about truckers, prostitutes, and crystal meth, the Taken star seems committed to making you feel sympathy for the death of his son. Was it the ski resort mogul? Was it Jerry? Or maybe, just maybe it was his snowplow buddy with a penchant for cocaine?
Only a ticket to the movies can tell us what lies in store for Liam Neeson. Or you could just watch Taken. That should be a similar enough plot line.
Find the entire Deadline article here: Liam Neeson Snowplow Action Pic ‘Hard Powder’ To Make Trails This Winter; Charlize Theron-Seth Rogen Comedy ‘Flarsky’ Heads To Summer