Latest News on Taken 2

January 29, 2014

Forest Whitaker in Talks for Taken 3

Director Olivier Megaton is already on board for the next sequel in the series. More…

June 25, 2013

Liam Neeson Returns for Taken 3

And a huge payday, too. More…

January 17, 2013

Parental Guidance: Taken 2 and Won't Back Down

It's been a rough month for family-friendly theatrical releases, so once again we look to the DVD shelf, where we find an action sequel (Taken 2) and an education drama (Won't Back Down). Read on to find out what's appropriate for the whole family. More…

January 15, 2013

RT on DVD & Blu-Ray: Taken 2, The Possession, and More

This week on home video, we start with an action sequel and a mediocre supernatural thriller. Then, Woody Allen visits another European city, and a couple of solid actresses try to make a point about education reform. Then we've got an inspirational documentary about a scrappy ball team, as well as another about an iconic American city. Click through for the full list! More…

October 15, 2012

Box Office Guru Wrapup:CIA Super Spies Take Top Two Spots

The booming North American box office was ruled by two stars who have successfully rebranded themselves in recent years with Liam Neeson's action sequel Taken 2 remaining in first place for a second week in a row while Ben Affleck's hostage crisis thriller Argo led a five-pack of new releases with a solid debut in the runner-up spot. Also opening well was the new horror hit Sinister in third as the overall marketplace was once again sharply ahead of last year's grosses for a third straight weekend. More…

October 10, 2012

Get Ready for Taken 3

A third installment in the franchise could be on its way -- and here's why that might not be such a bad thing. More…

October 4, 2012

Critics Consensus: Taken 2 Is Less Than Captivating

This week at the movies, we've got a kidnapping plot (Taken 2, starring Liam Neeson and Famke Janssen), a reanimated pooch (Frankenweenie, with voice work from Charlie Tahan and Winona Ryder), and a cappella all-stars (Pitch Perfect, starring Anna Kendrick and Brittany Snow). What do the critics have to say? Why would anyone mess with Liam Neeson's family again, given the brutal swath he cut in the first Taken? That's a great question, say critics, who find Taken 2 to be largely bereft of the kinetic thrills -- and surprises -- that made the original a hit. Tim Burton has always had a taste for the macabre, and a love for outsiders. Critics say those fixations dovetail nicely in Frankenweenie. More…

October 2, 2012

Liam Neeson Talks Taken 2

Also up for discussion: "The Dark Knight Rises," "Nemesis," and Joel Silver's "Non-Stop." More…

July 26, 2012

Liam Neeson Promises "A Lot of Carnage" in Taken 2

Neeson drops a few hints regarding the sequel's plot. More…

May 17, 2012

Liam Neeson Takes A Walk Among the Tombstones

He'll star in Scott Frank's adaptation of the Lawrence Block crime novel. More…

January 24, 2012

Liam Neeson Talks The Grey and Taken 2

Lots of action ahead for Mr. Neeson. More…

October 14, 2011

Rade Sherbedgia Joins Taken 2

He'll play the bad guy who makes life difficult for Liam Neeson. More…