Variety reports that action auteur Luc Besson’s EuropaCorp is in pre-production on a 3D sci-fi action film titled Section 8, with Stephen St. Leger and James Mather are attached to direct. The script is by St. Leger and Mather, along with Besson, who will also produce the project. St. Leger and Mather came to EuropaCorp’s …
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Taken producer Luc Besson developing 3D space prison action thriller Section 8 and District 13 U.S. remake

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Lost actress finds Tom Cruise, Cameron Diaz spy film

According to THR, Maggie Grace – who played Liam Neeson’s kidnapped daughter in Taken – is in talks to join Tom Cruise and Cameron Diaz in Fox’s untitled spy thriller directed by James Mangold (Walk the Line). The film centers on a lonely woman (Diaz) whose seemingly harmless blind date suddenly turns her life upside-down …
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Taken Blu-ray review

I knew very little about Taken when I first watched it in the theater back in early February. Me and my wife thought it was about as close to the perfect pure action film as they come. Little did I know that there was an even bloodier, more violent version of the film, that was …
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District 13 and Taken director headed to Tokyo thriller

Pierre Morel is attached to direct an as-yet-untitled Tokyo-set thriller for Paramount, according to Variety. Sounds like a project in Morel’s wheelhouse for sure – his previous efforts include the cult French martial arts film Banlieue 13 (released in the U.S. as District 13), and last year’s breakout action thriller Taken, which featured Liam Neeson …
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