‘Taken 3’ Update: First Images and Plot Details Released
“Taken” Star Liam Neeson sat down to talk with USA Today about the third installment to the action franchise “Taken”, going to details about the plot of the upcoming threequel. For more details on this story read on.
According to Entertainment Weekly, Actor Liam Neeson had an interview with USA Today about the third and final installment of the “Taken” film franchise revealing some plot details along the way. Aptly named “Tak3n” the third film sees the return of Neeson’s character, Bryan Mills, whose life is shattered when he’s falsely accused of a murder that hits close to home. As he’s pursued by a savvy police inspector, Mills employs his “particular set of skills” to track the real killer and exact his unique brand of justice
“I have to go on the run, I’ll put it that way, from the not-so-lawful types and the lawful authorities. Bryan Mills served his country faithfully, but now even they are after him. They must not like me” explains Neeson in the EW article.
Neeson said he only signed on for the sequel on the provision that nobody was going to get taken this time. “This time, no more traveling – If my daughter was ‘taken’ again on a trip, Bryan Mills would have to be certifiably locked up for bad parenting” adds the actor.
Neeson will be joined by Forest Whitaker, who plays one of the lawful authorities who hunts down Neeson. Unfortunately, the two actors won’t be getting a chance to hit one another, to which Whitaker playfully said,”That will have to wait until Taken 4.”
However, Neeson claims that the third installment will mark the end of the franchise stating “I think this is the end.”
“Tak3n” is directed by Olivier Megaton and written by Luc Besson and Robert Mark Kamen and stars Liam Neeson, Maggie Grace, Famke Janssen and Forest Whitaker. It is the sequel to the 2012 film “Taken 2” and will be the third and final installment of the franchise. Principal photography began on March 29, 2014 in Los Angeles and is set for a US distribution by, 20th Century Fox on January 9, 2015.
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