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We couldn't be happier that director Joe Carnahan has gotten a green light to start production next week on The Grey, a thriller that stars Liam Neeson, and we also are liking the actors that have filled out his cast. With the lack of female names, could this be the next The Thing?

Per Deadline New York Neeson will be joined on the shoot by Dallas Roberts (Tell Tale, Joshua, "Rubicon"), James Badge Dale ("24", "Rubicon"), Dermot Mulroney (Zodiac, Hair High), Frank Grillo (Mother's Day, My Soul to Take), Nonso Anozie (RocknRolla, "Prime Suspect: The Final Act"), and Joe Anderson (The Crazies, The Ruins). They play oil-rig roughnecks left stranded by a plane crash right in the hunting zone of a pack of rogue wolves on the frozen Alaskan tundra.

Coming off the Fox film The A-Team, Carnahan said he was glad to be making a down and dirty indie, even »

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