THE COMMUTER: Liam Neeson Is Taken For A Deadly Ride In The First Teaser Trailer

"Taken". Get it? Ha.

Whatever, I'm funny. As for the film? Not quite as the circumstances are for the hostage role actor Liam Neeson takes on in his fourth pairing with director Jamue Collet-Serra since starring in Unknown in 2011. Neeson stars here in The Commuter which opens next year on January 12, and Lionsgate has brought the first official teaser trailer which you can view below.
In this action-packed thriller, Liam Neeson plays an insurance salesman, Michael, on his daily commute home, which quickly becomes anything but routine. After being contacted by a mysterious stranger, Michael is forced to uncover the identity of a hidden passenger on his train before the last stop. As he works against the clock to solve the puzzle, he realizes a deadly plan is unfolding and is unwittingly caught up in a criminal conspiracy. One that carries life and death stakes for himself and his fellow passengers.
Vera Farmiga, Sam Neill, Elizabeth McGovern, Jonathan Banks and Patrick Wilson also star. Check out the teaser trailer below or the version as exclusively presented at EW with more commentary from the director.

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