Liam Neeson's Hangover 2 cameo cut

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Liam Neeson and Sam Worthington star in this fantastical action adventure, a remake of the 1981 film of the same name, about the mortal son of Zeus and the perilous journey he takes in an effort to stop the underworld and its minions from spreading their evil to Earth as well as the heavens. 

April 11th, 2011

Liam Neeson's cameo in 'The Hangover 2' has been axed.

The Northern Irish actor - who replaced Mel Gibson in the small role of a Bangkok tattoo artist in the Thailand-set sequel - has had his part cut from the movie and his scenes are now being re-done with Nick Cassavetes after scheduling conflicts meant he was unable to do re-shoots required by director Todd Phillips.

Todd told Variety: "We were in a complete time crunch, so I called Nick and asked if he would do the part. He came in and crushed it, and that is the scene that you will ultimately see in the film. [I'm excited for everyone] to see the film. It turned out great."

Liam - who is currently shooting the follow up to 'Clash of the Titans' in London - also worked with 'The Hangover' star Bradley Cooper on 'The A-Team' and previously spoke about his one day on set, saying he was excited to be a part of the movie.

He said: He said: "I didn't make it to Thailand. I made it to Warner Bros' studios. They built a set, which could've been in Thailand.

"It was fun. It was. It was pretty intense. I was only there for one day - a Sunday, as far as I remember.

"It was good to be with Bradley Cooper - he's a buddy - and the other two gentlemen, I'd never me them before, but I love what they do.

'The Hangover 2' - the follow-up to the first movie in 2009 - is set to hit cinemas at the end of May.