Lara Croft: Tomb Raider director Simon West is returning to his action roots, in talks to direct Medallion, which centers on a father who has just a few hours to locate his kidnapped daughter, who has been locked by hostage-takers in the trunk of an unidentified New York City cab., reports 24 Frames.

The stateside Taken will be produced by McG, and is based on a script from writer David Guggenheim (Safe House).

Clive Owen and Nicolas Cage have been discussed for the lead part in the film, but no actor has been attached.

No production date has been set.