The Taken franchise continues to be a success, with the latest installment Taken 3 earning over $40.4 million this past weekend at the box office. While all of the promotional materials for the movie touted this as Bryan Mills' final adventure, Liam Neeson doesn't discount that a fourth movie may happen in the near future.
Speaking with FoxNews.com, the actor was asked if he'd ever return for a fourth installment. Even though this was supposed to be the last chapter in the series, Liam Neeson says there is always a chance that he will return. And we can all blame Forest Whitaker if it happens. As he explains:
"There's always... I think if audiences go and see it and they like these characters, I mean, I'd love to do something with Forest [Whitaker] again, and if it's in a Taken 4 scenario... great."
Taken 3 actually earned less than Taken 2 did on its opening weekend. The first sequel earned $49 million back in October of 2012. Though, the latest installment in the Bryan Mills chronicles did almost double the earnings of his February 2014 release Non-Stop, which garnered $28.9 million, and this past September's A Walk Among the Tombstones, which earned $26.3 million.
We don't have to wait long for Liam Neeson's return to the big screen in another big action thriller, as Run All Night hits theaters this April. How will it fare? Well, if it's not a hit, we can probably expect that Taken 4 is just around the corner, no matter how hard 20th Century Fox tries to make us believe Taken 3 is the final installment. It has already taken in $91 million worldwide against a $48 million, so don't put Bryan Mills down for the count just yet.