First trailer for Taken 2: watch now

Liam Neeson's Bryan Mills is back

Taken 2 has released a first trailer online, in which former CIA man Bryan Mills finds his family under threat once again from another posse of Albanian kidnappers... and this time, it’s extremely personal.

Rade Serbedzija plays the father of one of the goons offed by Mills in the first Taken film, and it's he who orchestrates the attack on his family. This time, it’s his wife (Famke Janssen) they snatch, and Mills is every bit as angry as he was last time.

Fortunately his daughter Kim (Maggie Grace) manages to evade the kidnappers, but she still ends up in the firing line when Mills enlists her to help him save her mother.

Take a look at the new trailer, below...

The first movie was big, dumb fun of the highest order, and the formula here appears to conform to the “if it ain’t broke” school of thought. It’s almost as if Mills has gone on holiday to Istanbul in search of trouble, such is the ease with which he clicks back into neck-snapping gear.

Directed by Olivier Megaton from a script co-written by Luc Besson, Taken 2 will open in the UK on 5 October 2012. Having enjoyed his dalliance with a pack of ravenous wolves, it’s time for Neeson to return to what he does best: kicking Balkan backsides.

What do you make of the new trailer? Tell us below!

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    • Heisenberg

      Jun 21st 2012, 17:05

      Looks just like the first, which is no bad thing. The big man from Norn Iron is bringing it once again. #BOOTSTOASSES

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    • fuzzydunlop1

      Jun 21st 2012, 17:15

      Looks great! Rade Serbedzija -- Euro Bad Guy Extraordinaire!

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    • Ali1748

      Jun 21st 2012, 17:28

      Well I suppose Liam does have bills to pay.

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    • FBCMckenzie

      Jun 21st 2012, 17:34

      This is Liam is this a character or real life, hes good in this

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    • Hadouken76

      Jun 21st 2012, 18:36

      Fuzzydunlop1... he should have tipped better!

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    • DanRose

      Jun 21st 2012, 18:39

      Boris the Blade!

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    • veers

      Jun 21st 2012, 18:45

      Trailers can look awesome, but director Olivier Megaton ruined the Transporter franchise with number 3, and despite Colombiana having a cool trailer, the film was not. Man cannot direct action.

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    • thejonner

      Jun 21st 2012, 19:49

      I'm probably condemning my ever living soul to the eternal torment of the darkest part of Hell, but SOLD!!!

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    • thejonner

      Jun 21st 2012, 19:50

      @veers - mind you, you have a point.

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    • EddieFelson

      Jun 22nd 2012, 8:33

      @DanRose you mean "Boris The Dodgy Fu*king Russian!" Loved the first one so bring on the next instalment!

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    • Azazeal4eva

      Jun 22nd 2012, 10:21

      Why not call it Taken:Revenge! missed a trick at the end of the trailer should have the bag guy on the phone.. say... I dont know who you are, but I have a big organisation and we will find you and I will take my vengance!

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    • alexr

      Jun 22nd 2012, 15:20

      Why not call it RETAKEN?

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    • gquinn81

      Jun 23rd 2012, 12:19

      How about Taken Too: Look Who's Taken?

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    • writerdave87

      Jun 23rd 2012, 23:36

      It wouldn't be much of a film, no-one would be bothered enough to come rescue you.

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    • writerdave87

      Jun 24th 2012, 12:24

      Oh really

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