A couple of months ago, from the LA Times came word that the Liam Neeson
” has a sequel in the works and now according to Variety
founder Luc Besson
announced that the company has initiated development on “Taken 2
For the sequel, Besson and veteran writer Robert Mark Kamen
(Transporter 1,2,3, Bandidas) will again collaborate on the script. There is no word whether Neeson will return for the second installment.
“Taken” was directed by Pierre Morel
. It starred Liam Neeson, Maggie Grace, Famke Janssen
and Holly Valance
Neeson plays a father who traveling through Europe embarks on a frantic quest to rescue his daughter (Maggie Grace) after the young girl is abducted by slave traders in District B13 director Pierre Morel’s contemporary thriller Taken.
“Taken” earned $145 Million in domestic box office and another $77 million internationally.