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NBC ‘Taken’ Prequel Casts ‘Vikings’ Star for His Particular Set of Skills
NBC ‘Taken’ Prequel Casts ‘Vikings’ Star for His Particular Set of Skills
The world of movie-TV reboots accommodates a great many approaches these days, not the least curious of which will see Liam Neeson’s Taken character Bryan Mills returned to his formative years, yet still in the modern day. We now know which actor will develop his particular set of skills as well, setting Vikings star Clive Standen as our new Taken man.
‘Entourage’ Trailer: Vinnie Chase Takes It to the Next Level, Still Parties Hard With His Boys
‘Entourage’ Trailer: Vinnie Chase Takes It to the Next Level, Still Parties Hard With His Boys
Ready or not, the Entourage movie is coming. The latest trailer has arrived, boasting parties, booze, yachts and lots of famous faces. It’s like a Where’s Waldo? of cameos in there, from Bob Saget to George Takei to Liam Neeson to…Bob Saget. But enough name-dropping, already. This movie also has a story to tell, and that story is about Vinnie Chase, director.
Liam Neeson Says He’s Ready to Quit Action Movies
Liam Neeson Says He’s Ready to Quit Action Movies
With Taken, Liam Neeson became an unlikely action star, with his quiet, solemn masculinity lending gravitas to even the silliest dialogue and story beats. But rather than use the success of that instantly meme-able film as an excuse to pursue more period dramas and British weepies, Neeson embraced his newfound action hero identity. Now, after seven years of snapping necks and gunning people down across several continents, it looks like he’s ready to retire from the action hero game for good.
‘Taken 3’ Review: Listen to Me Very Carefully. Your Money Is About to Be Taken.
‘Taken 3’ Review: Listen to Me Very Carefully. Your Money Is About to Be Taken.
The former CIA operative turned full-time rescuer of his perpetually kidnapped family at the center of the ‘Taken’ series is famous for—as he put it to the men who took his daughter in the first film—a “particular set of skills” that make him “a nightmare” for bad guys. Here now is a partial list of the particular skills Bryan Mills—played by the 62-year-old Liam Neeson—displays in ‘Taken 3’:
‘Taken 3’ Trailer: Liam Neeson is Back Again to Kill Everyone. Again.
‘Taken 3’ Trailer: Liam Neeson is Back Again to Kill Everyone. Again.
The 'Taken' films have been a blessing and a curse for star Liam Neeson. Sure, he's found great success in his newfound career as an aging action hero, but the days of Neeson being a completely respectable presence in prestige films seem to have come to an end. So the 'Taken 3' trailer fills us with mixed feelings. We'd love to see Neeson doing something else, but man, he sure is good at killing people.

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