Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Director of "Taken" to promote movie in Singapore

The director of the latest US Blockbuster "Taken", Pierre Morel will be in town to promote the movie.

Arriving in Singapore on 13 April, the cinematographer cum director will be attending the Gala Premiere of "Taken" at The Grand Cathay on 14 April.

The Luc Besson-produced action thriller stars Liam Neeson in the lead as an ex-CIA operative trying to rescue his kidnapped daughter from an international human trafficking ring. Demonstrating unbelievable legs, the film not only topped the US box office chart with a staggering $24.7 million gross six weekends ago, the strong word of mouth has sustained its performance over the weeks (Top 3 for 5 weeks) in the US box office. This sleeper sensation has grossed USD$126.8 million to date, and is now within easy reach of the US$150 milestone.

Watch out for more updates about the movie here!

"Taken" opens 16 April.

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