When Taken debuted in January 2009, hardly anyone expected it to be the box office juggernaut it turned into, taking in over $225 million worldwide. Now that Taken 2 is a bona fide hit, after grossing $50 million last weekend, screenwriter Robert Mark Kamen revealed that Fox wants to make Taken 3. Here's what the writer had to say about the follow-up.
"We didn't start talking about [Taken 3] until we saw the numbers. But then we said, 'Oh, okay. I think we should do a third one.' And Fox wants us to do a third one."
While the script hasn't been officially commissioned yet, the writer does plan on taking the third action-thriller in a completely new direction.
"We've taken everyone we can take - it's going to go in another direction. Should be interesting."