NBC has released the Official Synopsis of Taken episode “Ready” (1.02) that will be aired on Thursday, March 6 at 10:00-11:00 PM.
Bryan (Clive Standen) gets his first chance in the field but the mission goes bust, resulting in a tragic death. The team uncovers a group of government officials skimming off of refugee funds, which also leads Christina (Jennifer Beals) to reconnect with a long lost love. Meanwhile, Asha (Brooklyn Sudano) shows up unexpectedly at Bryan’s doorstep.
Also starring Gaius Charles (John), Monique Gabriela Curnen (Becca Vlasik), Michael Irby (Scott), Jose Pablo Cantillo (Dave), James Landry Hébert (Rem), Simu Liu (Faaron) and Jennifer Marsala (Riley). Guest starring Celeste Desjardins (Cali Mills), Joseph Cochrane (Oleksander Baniak), Dominic Fumusa (Harry Ward), Romano Ozari (Mejia), Nick Baillie (Ken Drummond), Brian Jagersky (Senator Wilkes), Lanette Ware (Secretary Teresa Redcliff) and Clair Rankin (Clara Ward).
Taken is a new modern-day, edge-of-your-seat thriller follows the origin story of younger, hungrier, former Green Beret Bryan Mills (Clive Standen) as he deals with a personal tragedy that shakes his world. As he fights to overcome the incident and exact revenge, Mills is pulled into a career as a deadly CIA operative, a job that awakens his very particular, and very dangerous, set of skills.
Taken is produced by EuropaCorp TV and Universal Television for NBC with Luc Besson, Matthew Gross, Edouard de Vésinne, Thomas Anargyros, Alexander Cary and Director Alex Graves as executive producers.