First Jason Statham announced he is coming to weekly TV in a new series called VIVA LA MADNESS. it's a continuation of the story first started in the film LAYER CAKE, which was Daniel Craig's celluloid audition for the role of James Bond.
Now, Liam Neeson's action thriller TAKEN is coming to TV in a limited series run. The show will be a prequel to the first movie. You will recall the first movie in this series was the best, simply because it was written by Luc Besson. He will be writing the TV series. He would like to have his main star back in the title role.