Taken 2 News
boxofficemojo.com – Taken 2 easily took the top spot at the overseas box office for the second-straight weekend, and has already made significantly more than its predecessor. Meanwhile, Ted reached its latest milestone, while tsunami drama The Impossible got off to an incredible start in Spain.Taken 2 added $44.2 million this weekend, and including Monday's grosses it has already made $134.8 million at the overseas box office. 1 year 40 weeks ago via brucelee
deadline.com – I’m reading a THR piece reporting that Liam Neeson’s Taken 2 paycheck is $10 million, up from the $1 million he received for the original. They’ve shortchanged the strapping Irishman on both counts. He’ll make more than double that when the film is done in worldwide theaters. I’ve heard Neeson got paid $12 million upfront for Taken 2, (he got $2 million for the first). 1 year 41 weeks ago via jackiechan
boxofficemojo.com – Taken 2 rocked the box office on Friday with a massive $18.6 million debut, which puts it on pace for one of the highest openings ever in October. Meanwhile, Pitch Perfect performed fine on a nationwide scale while Frankenweenie failed to find its way out of the shadow of Hotel Transylvania. 1 year 42 weeks ago via jetli
8:44 PM 10/5/2012 by Binh Ngo
The bad guys in Taken 2 didn't get the memo. One doesn't cross Liam Neeson's ex-CIA agent Bryan Mills and expects to live. But then again, who was left alive from the first movie to send it in the first place? Oh right, all those body bags ought give them a clue.
Critics UtilizeTheir "Particular Set of Skills" on Liam Neeson's "Taken 2," and the Aftermath Ain't Pretty
1:54 PM 10/4/2012 by Senh Duong
When “Taken” was released four years ago, it was a surprise hit, grossing $145M at the domestic box office despite mixed reviews. With a modest budget of just $25M, it was probably one of Fox’s most profitable films of 2008. It also turned Liam Neeson into an action star. Although I don’t think the title or the premise lends itself well to sequels, that’s didn’t stop Fox from cranking out another one.
Famke Janssen Talks TAKEN 2, HANSEL AND GRETEL: WITCH HUNTERS, HEMLOCK GROVE, Her Directorial Debut BRINGING UP BOBBY and Follow-Up RIO ROJO
collider.com – In the action thriller Taken 2, from director Olivier Megaton and co-screenwriters Luc Besson (who’s also a producer on the film) and Robert Mark Kamen, Liam Neeson returns as Bryan Mills, the retired CIA agent who stopped at nothing to save his abducted daughter (Maggie Grace). Two years later, the family of those responsible are now seeking their own vengeance, this time on his ex-wife Lenore (Famke Janssen), with whom Bryan is hoping to reconcile. 1 year 42 weeks ago via theothersenhman