Liam Neeson Close To Signing On For Third Installment Of Taken (Report)

Liam Neeson poses on the red carpet before the screening of his movie 'Taken 2' during the 38th Deauville American Film Festival, France, on September 7, 2012 -- Getty Images

Liam Neeson is reportedly gearing up for another installment of "Taken."

According to Deadline, the actor is close to signing on for a third film in the franchise, about a father named Bryan Mills, who has a "particular set of skills."

The trade site reported that the actor is likely to earn around $20 million to play Mills this time around.

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Production on the film would start in February.

After securing Liam, the studio is likely to work on deals with Maggie Grace, who plays Mills' daughter, Kim, and Famke Janssen, who plays his ex-wife, Lenore, per Deadline.

"Taken 2," which was released in 2012, took in more than $139 million domestically and another $236 million at the foreign box office, according to Box Office Mojo.

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