Monday 24 April 2017

Good news for Taken fans: TV series of hit Liam Neeson movies in production

Liam Neeson in ‘Taken 2’
Liam Neeson in ‘Taken 2’
Liam Neeson in Taken
Liam Neeson in Taken 3
Brian O'Reilly

Brian O'Reilly

AS if three movies wasn’t enough – fans are going to get a whole lot more of Bryan Mills.

One of the biggest TV networks in the US, NBC, has ordered a full series based around Neeson’s character.

However Liam Neeson will not be involved in the series – it will be a prequel focusing on a young Bryan Mills, before he had a family be to taken.

The original movie’s writer Luc Besson is behind the series.

It will follow Mills as he learns the skills which he deploys in the hit movies.

Taken was a surprise hit in 2008, and spawned two sequels.

It re-invented Neeson as an action star – and the trilogy earned almost €1bn worldwide.

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