Liam Neeson and director Jaume Collet-Serra are reteaming for a TNT sequence based mostly on their hit 2011 action-thriller Unknown.
Deadline broke the information, reporting that Collet-Serra is connected to direct and govt produce the sequence, which might choose up after the occasions of the movie, and observe a brand new lead character. The unique film discovered Neeson enjoying a health care provider who loses his reminiscence after a automotive accident and wakes from a coma to seek out his id stolen and a bunch of assassins searching him down.
Sean Finegan (Free Fall) will write the pilot and can govt produce alongside showrunners Karl Gajdusek (Stranger Issues) and Pace Weed (Arrow) in addition to Ethan Erwin, Alex Mace and Hal Sadoff of Darkish Fortress, and Erik Olsen (The Filth). Neeson can even govt produce the one-hour drama, although he’s unlikely to make any sort of substantial look.
The movie featured a stable worldwide supporting solid that included Diane Kruger and January Jones in addition to Frank Langella, Aidan Quinn, Bruno Ganz and Sebastian Koch.
Unknown was written by Oliver Butcher and Stephen Cornwell who tailored Didier Van Cauwelaert's 2003 French novel, which was printed in English as Out of My Head. The movie grossed $136 million worldwide on a reported manufacturing price range of $30 million, indicating a wholesome revenue, even when accounting for advertising and distribution prices.
TNT has turned films into TV reveals earlier than, as evidenced by its present drama sequence Animal Kingdom and Snowpiercer. The community doesn't order a ton of unique scripted programming however given the involvement of Neeson and Collet-Serra, I think about this was a tricky present for them to show down. We'll control casting as this sequence develops…
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