Icon EntertainmentInternational has taken on worldwide rights to Seraphim Falls, a psychological action film set during CivilWar-era America starring Richard Gere and Liam Neeson.

First-time director DavidVon Ancken, whose TV credits include The Shield and CSI NY, is in pre-production, with David Flynn and Bruce Davey producing.Icon's distribution offshoot Icon Film Distribution will release the film inthe UK and Australia.

Neeson plays Colonel Carver,whose final mission is to kill Gere's character, Gideon. The script is by VonAncken and Abbey Everett Jaques.