While 'The Avengers' and 'The Amazing Spider-Man' offered all kinds of superpowered throw-downs, fans of more traditional ass-kicking have plenty to look forward to in 2012. Between 'The Bourne Legacy' and 'Taken 2,' action buffs will surely find enough shattered skulls and crushed throats to meet their yearly quota. If glowering, stone-faced heroes obliterating random mercenaries is your kind of thing, you should probably give the new trailers and TV spots for both films a quick watch.
Yes, yes. We know. Liam Neeson’s ‘Taken’ killer has a very particular set of skills. Skills he has acquired over a very long career. Skills that make him a nightmare for people like us. Those skills gave him a hit. Next they’ll give him a sequel, and that upcoming film has a poster and stills (but sadly no badass tagline like last time).
Liam Neeson has a very particular set of skills. Skills that have transformed this actor, once known for his dramatic, Oscar-nominated work, into an action star. Just in the past few years he's starred in 'Taken,' 'Clash of the Titans,' 'A-Team,' 'Unknown' and this Friday's 'Battleship.' And now he's got his own action franchise as 'Taken 2' is set to hit theaters later this year. Let's take a first look...