French remake: Liam Neeson to star with Olivia Wilde and Russell Crowe in remake of 'Anything for Her'

Irish actor Liam Neeson has signed up to star opposite Australian star Russell Crowe in thriller "The Next Three Days."

Now there's a movie bound to attract a few female fans!

Crowe plays a professor whose wife (Elizabeth Banks) has been jailed for a crime she didn't commit. Neeson plays the man who helps get her set free.

The movie is a remake of the French hit, "Anything for Her," and has already started filming in Pittsburgh.

There's more Irish interest as well with Irish American Olivia Wilde, currently a big hit in "House" signing on as well.