Dublin: Liam Neeson has joined A Monster Calls. The actor will star as a monster in the flick, Screen Daily reported, about a bond that develops between a young boy and a beast which visits him in nightmares. Felicity Jones, who played Felicia in The Amazing Spider-Man 2, is also set to star in the movie, based on the Patrick Ness novel of the same name. Ness also adapted the screenplay. The fantasy drama, directed by J A Bayona, who is known for The Impossible and The Orphanage, will hit the big-screen in October 2016.–BTG