ALLSTON, MASS. (WHDH) - Actor Liam Neeson was spotted by fans in Allston while filming for his latest project.

The “”Love Actually” star is working on a new film called “Thug,” about an aging gangster.

He was stopping by a local business, and fans who met him said he was friendly.

“It was kind of exciting to see him, he’s always been one of my favorites,” Denise Bayles, of LBC Boutique, said. “Very friendly, and very nice-looking and very tall!”

Residents said parking restrictions were in place where they were filming.

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