Liam Neeson didn't make it to Thailand for 'Hangover 2'
February 9th, 2011
04:11 PM ET

Liam Neeson didn't make it to Thailand for 'Hangover 2'

Though plot details of the much buzzed about "Hangover 2" remain mostly under wraps, Liam Neeson is spilling a few secrets from the set.

"I play an Irish tattooist, strangely enough, living in Bangkok," Neeson, who replaced Mel Gibson in the role, tells MTV. "At least, I made him Irish."

And although the movie finds the original "Hangover" gang — Phil (Bradley Cooper), Stu (Ed Helms), Alan (Zach Galifianakis) and Doug (Justin Bartha) — heading to Thailand for Stu's wedding, Neeson's scenes were actually filmed in California.

"Didn't make [it to] Thailand," he says. "I made [it to] Warner Bros.' studio... They built a set, which could've been in Thailand."

Still, Neeson had a blast with his hilarious co-stars, whom he likens to a legendary comedy trio.

"It was good to be with Bradley Cooper — he's a buddy — and the other two gentlemen. I'd never met them before, but I love what they do," he says. "The three of them are just, they reinvent the Three Stooges in a very funny way."

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  1. Kay

    its the best and i keep seeing it-hey if you say its stupid then i think your mouth suks! learn to appreciate fool.

    February 10, 2011 at 5:06 am | Report abuse |
  2. T-Rex

    I thought the first one had some funny parts.

    February 9, 2011 at 11:55 pm | Report abuse |
  3. Robin

    i keep seeing it and ppl keep talkin about it- but what are trolls that you are refering to on the blogs?

    February 9, 2011 at 10:44 pm | Report abuse |
  4. D

    I was suprised by the 'Hangover' movie, I thought it was going to be stupid...well it was but it was actually funny, not like any of that Adam Sandler, Will Ferrel, and Vince Vaughn stupid child-like humor.

    February 9, 2011 at 10:42 pm | Report abuse |
  5. Superhiro

    What's with people always trying to infuse stupid little liberal and conservative bashing into unrelated entertainment threads? Geez. Political trolls are like roaches. We get it, you hate the other party.

    February 9, 2011 at 6:51 pm | Report abuse |
  6. Karen

    We loved the first movie and plan to see the 2nd. Stupid funny.

    February 9, 2011 at 6:39 pm | Report abuse |
  7. Observer

    He should have been referring to Brad Pitt, Tim Robbins and Jay-z...He could have called them The Three Liberal Stooges.

    February 9, 2011 at 5:31 pm | Report abuse |
  8. curly joe

    Wow that movie was so awful i dumped the beyoatch who insisted i see it. Liam obviously means the three stooges who are gophers on the set, not moe larry and shemp.

    February 9, 2011 at 5:13 pm | Report abuse |
  9. Superhiro

    Who cares. The first hangover sucked. The second one will be worse, that's the rule.

    February 9, 2011 at 4:56 pm | Report abuse |
    • Marta

      You're crazy! "The Hangover" was a great funny movie! I can't wait for the second part...!

      February 9, 2011 at 6:01 pm | Report abuse |
    • sungus

      im sure some people were like "eww sliced bread? that's not gonna work".

      February 28, 2011 at 1:10 pm | Report abuse |
  10. maria

    Liam mentioned "three of them". There's 4 (Brad, Ed, Zach, Justin). Who's he leaving out?

    February 9, 2011 at 4:51 pm | Report abuse |

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