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  1. 'Hemlock Grove's' Famke Janssen says show gives her nightmaresRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | JAM! Showbiz

    ... the thing is, Janssen doesn't like blood. "I'm squeamish," she says. "So if I have to go to a hospital to get blood taken, it's a real negotiation. How many tubes? Somebody has to sit with me, they've gotta talk, they have to sort of, lie me down ...

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  2. Comfortable with playing the villain, Famke Janssen says 'It's about the monster within'Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Globe and Mail

    ... and a wife who instantly makes her husband more interesting just by standing at his side (opposite Liam Neeson in the Taken franchise, whose third instalment is due in January). It also explains why Janssen was a natural to play Olivia Godfrey, the ...

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  3. "The Expendables 3" Leaks Online EarlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Dark Horizons News

    ... big question, could this put a damper on the film's box-office? Hard to say at this time. A DVD rip of Liam Neeson's "Taken" was widely available online ahead of its US theatrical release, but that film still generated a whopping $145 million in the ...

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  4. DPA Microphones Gets Up Close And Personal With Scarlett JohanssonRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | ProSoundWeb

    ... or the 4060." Since completing Lucy, Bucher has been in the U.S. working with director Olivier Megaton on the film Taken 3, which stars Liam Neeson and Forest Whitaker. As the film requires audio to be recorded inside a car, DPA's French ...

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  5. 'Lucy' thriller with philosophical messageRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Arab Times

    ... box office for years. Besson wrote the "Transporter" scripts that turned Jason Statham into an action star and the "Taken" scripts that reinvented Liam Neeson as a sexagenarian ass-kicker. Yet Besson did not direct either of those franchises, and ...

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  6. 'Lucy' is an action-packed waste of brain powerRead the original story

    Yesterday | Los Angeles Times

    ... similarly split between auteur aspirations and mainstream success (including co-writing and producing Liam Neeson's "Taken" series). His films have often featured female action heroes - 1990's "La Femme Nikita" is one of his signature works - and ...

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  7. Hollyood's 5 Highest Paid Actors in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | International Business Times

    ... and husky voice are just some of the reasons why he is almost playable in any movie. He is currently working on Taken 3 and other films and is bound to be included in the list of the top 100 celebrities in 2014. Actor Robert Downey Jr. and his wife ...

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  8. INTERVIEW: Scarlett Johansson's long, painful week on the set of LucyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | She Knows

    ... creative mind behind La Femme Nikita , LA on: The Professional and The Fifth Element, as well as the Liam Neeson Taken franchise . With such high-octane movies under his belt, it's no wonder that Besson's Lucy included some tough action ...

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  9. From Schindler's List to rich list - Neeson joins top-earning stars with a 27m a yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 22 | Independent.ie

    Liam Neeson has secured his place among the highest paid actors in the world, jostling for position with Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson and Leonardo DiCaprio The huge success of the 'Taken' films and 'Lego' movie last year has propelled Neeson to number six in the Forbes acting rich list.

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  10. DPA Gets Up Close And Personal With Scarlett JohanssonRead the original story

    Monday Jul 21 | Digital Pro Sound

    ... or the 4060." Since completing Lucy , Bucher has been in the USA working with director Olivier Megaton on the film Taken 3 , which stars Liam Neeson and Forest Whitaker. As the film requires audio to be recorded inside a car, DPA's French ...

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  11. Kim Kardashian to Guest on Final FOX American DadRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 20 | IGN

    ... a special episode scheduled to air later in the season. Family Guy's new season will include voices from Liam Neeson (Taken), Julie Bowen (Modern Family), and Allison Janney (Mom). Bob's Burgers , which will return Sunday, October 5th, will feature ...

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  12. Allen's ugly vision of love in 'Magic'Read the original story

    Saturday Jul 19 | Arab Times

    ... in 1991. He's recently focused on producing via his EuropaCorp film company, and wrote and produced Liam Neeson's "Taken" movies. "Lucy" stands to benefit from Johansson's increasing action star credibility, which has gotten a big boost from her ...

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  13. Movie Review: Rage never fully sees redRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 10 | Creative Loafing Tampa

    ... a successful 'legitimate businessman' with an, ahem, history of violence. When his daughter (Aubrey Peeples) is, er, taken, Maguire returns to the, well, the edge of darkness in his efforts to find and punish those responsible. He takes off his ...

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  14. Martin Scorsese to follow 'The Wolf Of Wall Street' with 'Silence'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 17 | NME

    ... the Portugese missionaries on their journey to a Japan in turmoil as they search for their mentor. Also starring Taken 's Liam Neeson and Ken Watanabe, the novel is being adapted for the screen by long time Scorsese collaborator Jay Cocks ( The Last ...

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  15. No One Can Escape Death In Ouija TrailerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 16 | Cinema Blend News

    ... spring of 2008, when Michael Bay's Platinum Dunes announced they'd be adapting the board game . By the fall of 2010, Taken helmer Pierre Morel was being considered for Ouija 's director's chair, as were Sylvain White ( I'll Always Know What You Did ...

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  16. what if a 40-something secretary was secretly James Bond all along?Read the original story

    Tuesday Jul 15 | MetaFilter

    ... had lived a real life, they wanted a woman 20 years younger, stripped of Velvet's expertise and maturity. "Imagine Taken , if Liam Neeson's character were 30," he adds. "It's just not the same movie." Brubaker recalls one of his favorite actors, ...

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  17. Third PersonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 15 | Film Threat

    ... Liam Neeson parts the curtains in his suite to reveal a view of the Eiffel Tower. No, we're not watching a preview for Taken 3 , which doubtlessly will look like fine art compared with the plodding, pointless self-indulgence we are about to endure ...

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  18. Life Itself, Third Person and Venus in Fur all remind us why we needed Roger EbertRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 15 | The Pitch

    ... stories. That's great, but midway through Third Person , you wish that he would whip out a couple of Glocks and go Taken on the other characters, the better to end this long, swanning movie and let you read some Alice Munro or take a nap or ...

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  19. A Very Pregnant Scarlett Johansson Strolls Around NYC + New Clips From Upcoming Film 'Lucy'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 15 | OhNoTheyDidnt

    ... the film's promos showcasing a high concept story and Johansson's physical prowess. Besson, writer/producer of the Taken films, is no stranger to the action genre. As a major part of Liam Neeson's most iconic role in recent years, he helped give the ...

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  20. Scarlett Johansson Set to Propel 'Lucy' as July's Sleeper HitRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 8 | Boxoffice

    ... the film's promos showcasing a high concept story and Johansson's physical prowess. Besson, writer/producer of the Taken films, is no stranger to the action genre. As a major part of Liam Neeson's most iconic role in recent years, he helped give the ...

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