Universal’s Non-Stop, starring Liam Neeson, has set its theatrical release date for February 21, 2014.
The Joel Silver-produced action thriller is set almost entirely within the cabin of a plane traveling from New York to London. As the U.S. Air Marshal on board, Neeson’s character begins to receive a series of text messages threatening to kill passengers unless the anonymous terrorist gets $150 million delivered to an off-shore account. Everyone on board is suddenly a suspect, including Neeson’s seat mate, played by Julianne Moore, and Michelle Dockery as a flight attendant.
Non-Stop is Neeson’s second project with director Jaume Collet-Serra. They worked together on Unknown, also produced by Silver, which came out on nearly the same weekend in February 2011 and went on to gross $63.7 million domestically on a budget of $30 million.
The only other movie slated for a February 21 release so far is Paramount’s Almanac, but February does have a few other major releases buffering the weekend including Sony and Columbia’s Robocop reboot, TriStar’s Pompeii, Relativity’s Three Days to Kill, and Fox’s The Maze Runner.
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