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Box Office Round Up: Taken 2 Has Taken Lots More In Week 2

This week's top Box Office successes come as something of a surprise; While Ben Affleck's newest directorial offering, Argo, was a massive critical success, it still failed to beat Taken 2, which clings onto the...

Taken 2 Tops Argo In Box Office Chart: Do Movie Reviews Really Matter?

Taken 2 has beaten Argo in the battle of the box office takings.Somewhat surprisingly, given the praise that has been heaped on the Ben Affleck thriller Argo, and the sense of malaise that appears to...

Liam Neeson's Taken Sequel Edges Out Argo For U.s. Box Office Number One

Liam Neeson's TAKEN sequel has seen off an opening-weekend surge from Ben Affleck's new movie Argo to score a second week at the top of the U.S. box office.The action film claimed $22.5 million (£14...

Taken 2 Grabs Top Spot At U.k. Box Office

Liam Neeson's action sequel Taken 2 has landed at the top of the U.K. box office chart, with opening weekend (05-07Oct12) takings of $11.8 million (£7.4 million).The crime thriller beat Looper into second place, with...

Taken 2 Wins Box Office Weekend, As Frankenweenie Slips.

Action-thriller Taken 2 performed remarkably well at this weekend’s Box Office, gleaning $50m in one of the most successful October debuts. The Liam Neeson thriller beat out Frankenweenie – last week’s chart-topper - with ease....

Taken 2 Kidnaps Top Spot In U.s. Box Office Chart

Liam Neeson's kidnap drama Taken 2 has stormed the U.S. box office, grossing $50 million (£31.25 million) in its opening weekend (05-07Oct12).The action sequel's huge haul is double that of Taken's original outing in 2009,...

Box Office No.1 Expected To Be ‘Taken’ By Action Sequel

Taken 2 is expected to shove aside all it's competitors at the Box Office when the kidnapping sequel hits cinemas over the weekend, with pre-release audience surveys suggesting that the action flick could take up...

Liam Neeson Won't Be Back For Taken 3

Liam Neeson won't be back as action man Bryan Mills in a third Taken movie - because the first sequel's director can't imagine there's anywhere for his kidnap expert character to go.The Irish actor originally...

Liam Neeson Swears Live On Air During Sports Show

Irish actor Liam Neeson turned the air blue on Thursday (04Oct12) when he swore on U.S. Tv after failing to realise he was shooting a live broadcast about sports.The Taken star was booked for an...

Liam Neeson Mystified By Cameo

Liam Neeson had no idea what his 'Dark Knight Rises' cameo was about.The 'Taken' star made a brief appearance as R'as al Ghul opposite Christian Bale in the recent Batman movie and says director Christopher...

Were The Critics Taken With Liam Neeson’S Taken 2?

Liam Neeson returns as CIA agent Brian Mills in Taken 2. He’s already confirmed to MTV that there won’t be a Taken 3, as he “couldn't envisage a storyline that would warrant a sequel” but...

Naked Hug Helped Liam Neeson Land Schindler's List Role

A backstage hug Liam Neeson gave Steven Spielberg's mother-in-law helped land the Irishman the leading role in Schindler's List.The actor had auditioned for the role of war hero Oscar Schindler in the film, but he...

Liam Neeson Based Taken Hero On Real-life Weapons Expert

Liam Neeson based his action hero character in the Taken movies on the real-life weapons expert who helped train him for The A-Team.The Irishman admits he was left stunned by the adviser - because he'd...

Little Bird Warned Liam Neeson His Father Had Died

Liam Neeson had a premonition his father had died while he was starting out in Hollywood when a little red bird flew into his apartment.The Irish actor's dad had kept birds when Neeson was young...

Liam Neeson Gets His Kit Off For Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Liam Neeson proved himself a good sport by appearing on the Ellen DeGeneres Show and stripping down to almost nothing for charity, according to the New York Daily News. Whilst the thought of that would've...

Famke Janssen: Men Are Threatened By Me In Hollywood

Famke Janssen says men are ''threatened'' by her in Hollywood. The 47-year-old actress - who played Bond Girl Xenia Onatopp in 1995 movie 'GoldenEye' - believes some male actors in the industry don't feel comfortable...

‘Hotel Transylvania’ Checks In With Record Breaking $43 Million

Hotel Transylvania, the new animated comedy featuring the voices of Adam Sandler and Selena Gomez has topped the U.S. box office with $43 million – the highest September total ever. It’s also the biggest haul...

Liam Neeson: 'There Will Be No More Taken Films'

Liam Neeson does not think there will be any more 'Taken' movies.The 60-year-old actor - who portrays the lead character Bryan Mills in both instalments of the film - thinks one follow-up will be enough...

Liam Neeson Shaken By Taken 2 Car Chase Scenes

Liam Neeson was left terrified as he raced through Istanbul with stunt drivers at breakneck speeds while shooting fast-paced scenes in his TAKEN sequel - because the backstreets were full of shoppers.The Irish actor was...

Taken Sequel Re-cut For Lower Rating

Movie bosses have re-edited violent scenes in Liam Neeson's upcoming movie Taken 2 to land a less-restrictive age rating in Britain.Film regulators in the U.K. were poised to slap a 15 classification on the follow-up...

Liam Neeson Had No Idea He Was Shooting Batman Film

Liam Neeson has confessed he had no idea he was filming a new Batman movie when he found himself fighting Christian Bale on a glacier.Famously secretive moviemaker Christopher Nolan refused to give the Irish actor...

Redgrave Acting Dynasty Honoured At Star-studded Party

Actor Liam Neeson was among a plethora of stars who gathered to honour the Redgrave family acting dynasty at the American Theatre Wing's Annual Gala in New York on Monday (24Sep12).The Taken star attended the...

Liam Neeson And Gary Barlow To Appear On Updated War Of Worlds Record

Liam Neeson, Joss Stone and Gary Barlow are set to appear on an updated version of Jeff Wayne's 1978 album War Of The Worlds.David Essex, Justin Hayward and Phil Lynott appeared on the composer's rock...

Toronto Film Festival: So What Did Nick Cassavetes Say?

The Toronto Film Festival took a slightly weird turn this week after ‘The Notebook’ director Nick Cassavetes compared incest to gay marriage. His new movie ‘Yellow focuses on a woman who visits her brother in...

Rihanna Wants Scarface Role

Rihanna wants a role in the 'Scarface' remake.The 24-year-old singer is desperate to be cast in Universal Pictures' reboot of the classic 1983 Al Pacino gangster film in the part of Elvira Hancock, who was...

Mila Kunis To Star In New Drama: Third Person

Mila Kunis is to join up with the cast and crew of Third Person, reports The Wrap. The film, directed by Oscar-winning-director Paul Haggis, is set to begin production in mid-October.So far it hasn't been...

Liam Neeson Jokes About 'Heroin Bender'

Liam Neeson felt like he was on a ''heroin bender'' following his motorcycle crash in 2000.The 'Taken' actor almost died in the accident and Liam says the amount of morphine he was pumped with following...

Liam Neeson Unsure About Taken Sequel

Liam Neeson was unsure about making a sequel to 'Taken'. The 60-year-old actor is set to reprise his role as Bryan Mills in the follow up to the 2008 action thriller - which sees his...

Minka Kelly Sex Tape Is Genuine And Being Shopped Around

A sex tape starring Minka Kelly is currently being shopped around, though there could be a huge complication because its "possible" that the actress was underage when the clip was shot. Early reports that trickled...

Katie Holmes Returning To Broadway

Katie Holmes is returning to Broadway. The 33-year-old actress - whose divorce settlement with Tom Cruise was agreed earlier this month - is to star in 'Dead Accounts' this fall as a woman in her...

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