Neeson gives sneak preview of 'possible/impossible Taken sequel plot

Liam Neeson has called the plot of the sequel to Taken "highly impossible yet equally possible".

Liam Neeson has called the plot of the sequel to Taken "highly impossible yet equally possible".

The 60-year-old actor is set to reprise his role as Bryan Mills in the follow up to the 2008 action thriller - which sees his alter-ego travel across Europe to save his kidnapped daughter Kim (Maggie Grace) - but he was surprised when writer Luc Besson told him about his plans to make another movie in the series.

He said: "The first one for me was just a one-off. It was a huge hit, but I thought, 'That's it.' Then Luc Besson came back and said, 'We want to do a sequel.' I said, 'Come on, how can you possibly do a sequel? What, she gets taken again? It's crazy!' "

Liam admits the plotline for 'Taken 2' - which sees Bryan and his wife Lenore (Famke Janssen) get taken, and Kim is the only one who can help - is "highly impossible" in terms of realism, but he admits it's "equally possible".

In an interview with Empire magazine, he added: "I'm able to, in a very covert way, instruct her to find out where I am being held because a sack's been put over my head and I'm in the middle of a f***ing dungeon! It's highly impossible yet equally possible."

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