By John Young
Updated September 21, 2011 at 11:05 PM EDT

After his badass roles in Batman Begins, Taken, The A-Team, and Unknown, it’s no wonder Hollywood had to look beyond the human species to find a new adversary for Liam Neeson. This time his foes are Alaskan wolves, which — unfortunately for them — have no knowledge of Neeson’s recent filmography.

In the thriller The Grey, Neeson and several oil-rig workers are stranded in the snowy Alaskan wilderness after their plane crashes. In addition to contending with the relentlessly brutal weather, the men also find themselves being hunted by a pack of wolves that does not (as far as we know) turn into hot young men.

The film, which hit theaters Jan. 27, reunites Neeson with The A-Team director Joe Carnahan and producers Ridley and Tony Scott. Check out the teaser trailer below:

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