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Taken Is Being Shopped Around by Universal TV After NBC Cancellation

After being bumped from the schedule last month, Taken was officially canceled by NBC on Friday after two seasons. However, an insider with knowledge of the situation told TheWrap that the series based on the popular movie franchise starring Liam Neeson is already being shopped around by studios Universal Television and EuropaCorp TV USA. The news comes one day after Brooklyn Nine-Nine another Universal TV property was canceled at Fox, and talks began for the sitcom to be revived on another platform as well.   ...Read More...

Taken Just Got Really Bad News from NBC

  Taken is being taken... to the weekend! And to the scrap heap, basically. The NBC action series based on the film franchise starring Liam Neeson is being moved from Friday nights to Saturday nights, which is another way of saying it won't be back for another season. The remaining episodes of Season 2   ...Read More...

Taken Sneak Peek: Rachel Nichols Likes Bryan 'Tall, Dark and Bulletproof'

Bryan Mills wields a particular set of twill in this exclusive sneak peek from NBCs Taken. In All About Eve which airs an hour earlier this Friday, at 8/7c Rachel Nichols (Continuum) guest-stars as the titular executive at a coalition which oversees the Global Seed Bank in Norway. When thieves break into the []

Taken Series Star Clive Standen Set As Co-Lead In The Indie Thriller Vault

EXCLUSIVE : Clive Standen , who currently stars in NBCs Taken series adaptation, has been tapped to co-star along with Luke Cage s Theo Rossi in Verdi Productions ' crime thriller, Vault . Tom DeNucci is on board to direct the pic, which is inspired by true events. It follows a group of small-time criminals, who in 1975 attempted to pull off the biggest heist in American history, stealing more than $30 million from the mafia in the smallest state in the union, Rhode   ...Read More...

NBCs Taken gets lean in revamp, focus on lone wolf spy

Showrunner Greg Plageman is a man with a particular set of skills: revamping NBCs Taken, a prequel to the Liam Neeson big-screen action trilogy. The shows first season, which aired in 2017 with showrunner Alexander Cary, generated lukewarm ratings averaging 5.1 million viewers Monday nights at 10 following The Voice. For Season 2, which...   ...Read More...

Taken Season 2: Showrunner Greg Plageman Dishes on Show's New Direction

Greg Plageman is a person of interest. He's been writing and producing television you love for a long time, including NYPD Blue, Law & Order, Cold Case and Person of Interest (as creator and showrunner) among others. As you know, at the end of Taken Season 1, the show was about ready to undergo a reboot. At that time, Plageman took the reins as showrunner. On a set visit this fall, we had the pleasure of sitting with him for a fantastic conversation about the direction of the show and television in general. It lasted for close to an hour, and he proved why there is so much success behind his name.   ...Read More...

Taken First Look: Jessica Camacho and Adam Goldberg Join Season 2 Team

Season 2 of NBCs Takenhas added two faces to Christina Harts team, and TVLine has your first look at the new recruits. As previously reported, The Flash favorite Jessica Camacho and TV vet Adam Goldberg (Fargo, The Unusuals) have boarded the action-thrillers revamped ensemble, respectively playing Santana, a former Army quartermaster who was discharged for []

NBC Reveals January Return Dates, "Taken" Season Premiere

Look for the show's revamped second season to launch on Friday, January 12 at 9:00/8:00c.   ...Read More...

Taken Season 2 Adds Adam Goldberg

Adam Goldberg has joined the cast of NBCs Taken, marking the second addition to the action-dramas Season 2 rejiggering. Weeks after the series was renewed for the 2017-18 TV season, TVLine reported that Gaius Charles (who played John), Brooklyn Sudano (Asha), Monique Gabriela Curnen (Vlasik), Michael Irby (Scott), Jose Pablo Cantillo (Dave) and James Landry [] //

Taken Mystery Solved: Find Out Why NBC Cut 6 Cast Members

Call it Taken: Take Deux. Back in June, TVLine broke the news that NBC pink-slipped six series regulars in the wake of the action-dramas down-to-the-wire Season 2 pickup. The network also made a showrunner switch, tappingPerson of Interest EP Greg Plageman to replace Season 1 boss Alex Cary. Per NBC Chairman Robert Greenblatt, the drastic [] //