Taken 3 is a Completely Different Story

News

Taken 3 is a Completely Different Story
'Taken 3' has "nothing" to do with Liam Neeson and his family.

Producer Luc Besson admits the forthcoming thriller starring the Hollywood hunk is hugely different from the first two films which centre on his daughter and wife being kidnapped.

Talking to collider.com, he explained: "['Taken 3'] is shooting right now. Taken 1 and 2 is, in fact, the same film in two parts. The first act, someone is taken, and the second act is that revenge. You can see the films back to back and they go together. The third film is another story that has nothing to do with him and his family. No one is taken. The dog is not taken. It's another story with the same characters."

Besson - who co-wrote the script with Robert Mark Kamen for the follow-up to 2012's film - insists the success of the 2008 original came as a surprise and they weren't expecting it to be as well received as it had been.

He added: "It's different, but it's very good. It's probably the best of the three for me, in terms of the script. The first one was really not pretentious. It was a small film. We were surprised by the success of it because it was honest. Liam [Neeson] was not a super kick-ass actor."



Taken 3 is a Completely Different Story on ClickOnline.com
About this author

emma@clickonline.com
Staff reporter
Recent Articles by this author
16 November, 2015
For those around during the early days of Nintendo, Excitebike was a staple of nearly...
27 August, 2015
Gaming and television have long remained hugely popular forms of entertainment chosen...
12 May, 2015
Apple may have invented the tablet as we know it today but the market has been rounded...
9 March, 2015
If you're like me, you probably tend to discount mobile app games as small, tedious...