"We didn't start talking about [Taken 3] until we saw the numbers," Taken screenwriter Kamen told Hollywood.com. "But then we said, 'Oh, OK. I think we should do a third one'. And Fox wants us to do a third one." In the first Taken, Neeson's character Bryan Mills' daughter was taken. In Taken 2, he and his wife were taken. In Taken 3…. "We've taken everyone we can take — it's going to go in another direction. Should be interesting."