Maggie Grace has landed the female lead opposite Liam Neeson in the thriller, Taken for Luc Besson's Europa Corp. and 20th Century Fox.

Besson also co-wrote the script with Robert Mark Kamen; Pierre Morel will direct. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Grace is set to play the estranged daughter of Neeson's character who is kidnapped and forced into the slave trade. Neeson's character is a former spy who uses his skills to rescue her.

Shooting on Taken begins this month in Paris.