First Clip From Liam Neeson's Watergate Drama 'The Silent Man' Has Perfect Timing

How many times have you heard Watergate talked about TV lately? A lot, I bet, and that's not likely to change with the current President embroiled in a scandal that dwarfs anything Nixon did. So that makes this a good time for drop the first clip for Watergate film, The Silent Man, starring Liam Neeson as Deep Throat himself, Mark Felt.

Formerly titled Felt, which they thankfully realized was a pretty awful title, the film stars Neeson as the infamous Watergate whistleblower who fed info to reporters Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein.  The film chronicles the professional and personal risks Felt took on in the name of justice.

Peter Landesman wrote the script and will direct, having tackled other scandals with JFK assassination film Parkland and NFL drama Concussion The Silent Man opens in September with co-stars Diane Lane, Marton Csokas, Josh Lucas, Tony Goldwyn, Michael C. Hall, Tom Sizemore, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Ike Barinholtz, Bruce Greenwood, Brian d’Arcy James, Kate Walsh, Noah Wyle, and Maika Monroe.