Two and a half years after the last instalment, Liam Neeson will be back on the big screen in January, bringing his particular skillset to bear for what could be the last time in Tak3n.
Neeson had previously said he thought that the last film, 2012’s Taken 2, would be the end of the franchise, but Fox were clearly keen to see him back for more. So with Neeson once more suggesting that the film will be Bryan Mills’ last, it should probably be taken with a pinch of salt, at least until we see how the box office numbers rack up.
Liam Neeson returns as ex-government operative 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.
Forest Whitaker is taking the main role opposite Neeson this time, with support from returning stars Maggie Grace and Famke Janssen, with Dougray Scott and Jonny Weston joining the cast for the third film.
Olivier Megaton (Taken 2) is back in the director’s chair, with Besson co-writing the script with past collaborator Robert Mark Kamen (Taken).
Tak3n will be released in the UK on January 8th, 2015, and on January 9th in the US.