Thanks to Deadpool joking that Liam Neeson is a bad parent in the Caught Vikings star Clive Standen .

Like previously reported , this latest TV movie adaptation is a modern prequel to the franchise led by Neeson, which sees the ex-CIA agent hunting down those bastards who continue to play with his family. Luc Besson , who co-wrote the screenplay for the original Taken and worked on its sequels, is returning for the series as as producer. Standen will play a younger version of Mills as he learns these skills he keeps bragging about.

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We will no doubt find out how Liam Neeson's character learned his "special set of skills. "