7 August 2012 1:00 PM, PDT | Movies.com | See recent Movies.com news »

Cube director Vincenzo Natali has been plugging away on an adaptation of Neuromancer for several years now and it finally looks like his work is close to paying off. A few weeks ago rumors began swirling that Mark Wahlberg and Liam Neeson were being considered for unidentified roles in the sci-fi film about espionage and hacking in the underworld of a very futuristic Japan. Today the film has confirmed those rumors, stating simply "Pay or Play offers have been made to Liam Neeson for Armitage and Mark Wahlberg for Case." What's important to note there is the phrase "Pay or Play." That means Gfm Films isn't just writing letters to Neeson and Wahlberg hoping they'll attach their names to the movie. A Pay or Play deal means that the two actors will get...

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