Published On: Tue, Jun 12th, 2012

TAKEN 2 director Olivier Megaton taking on LAND OF THE LIVING

“Taken 2” director Olivier Megaton set to adapt “Land of the Living,” a British novel by Nicci French (husband-and-wife team Nicci Gerard and Sean French). Megaton also directed “Colombiana”and “Transporter 3” is working on the “Taken” sequel with Liam Neeson.

Sean Gullette (“Pi”) has written the screenplay,

This is the novel summary listed at Amazon:

After Abbie Devereaux escapes a kidnapper, no one seems to believe her. Even worse, Abbie can’t remember anything prior to her abduction. Determined to prove she was kidnapped, Abbie sets out to retrace her steps–and comes face-to-face with a very real psycho-killer. Only this time, she refuses to be his victim.

Olivier Megaton promoting “Colombiana” Photo/WN

The film will be produced by Emjag’s Alexandra Milchan, Stone Village’s Scott Steindorff, Battleplan Productions’ Marc Frydman, Film 360′s Scott Lambert, and Dro Entertainment’s Peter Fruchtman. Stone Village’s Dylan Russell and Scott LaStaiti will executive produce the film.

Shooting is expected to begin in January 2013.


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