Newswire: NBC something something set of skills something something Taken TV show

Utilizing its particular set of skills—in this case, a talent for noticing that something was kind of popular in the sort-of recent past—NBC has announced that it’s given a straight-to-series order to a TV show based on Luc Besson’s Taken franchise. According to Deadline, the new series will serve as a prequel to the films, with Bryan Mills—a.k.a. Liam Neeson Is Going To Kill You, Ill-Kempt European—demonstrating how he acquired the specific cache of vocational abilities he’s always chummily bragging about with overly chatty kidnappers.

Rather than being a period piece showing off Mills’ “very long career,” though, Taken the TV show will be taking place in the modern day. That implies that one of his oft-mentioned special skills is apparently “being a Time Lord,” since Mills will be having all these wacky prequel adventures several years after his older, more …

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