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3 items from 2014


Taken Will Be Spoofed By Tooken

18 March 2014 1:04 AM, PDT | EmpireOnline | See recent EmpireOnline news »

Just as the cast of Taken 3 starts coming together, the news has emerged that there's even more Bryan Mills headkickery in the works. This is a bit different though: the project just announced is a "Naked Gun style" spoof, currently called Tooken.The screenplay is by John Asher and Cameron Van Hoy, with Asher set to direct. Asher previously made the indie comedies Somebody Marry Me and Who The F Is Buddy Applebaum, and the low-budget horror Wreckage. As an actor, he played the young Donald Sutherland in Space Cowboys, and took the Anthony Michael Hall role in the TV series of Weird Science.Van Hoy, meanwhile, produced, wrote and acted in something called Sharkproof with Jon Lovitz in 2012, and Treasure Of The Black Jaguar in 2010. Interestingly, he's also behind the spoof short film Taken 3: Back To Normal, which we can possibly now view as some sort of Tooken proof of concept. »

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"Taken" Gets Spoofed In "Tooken"

17 March 2014 9:51 PM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Elevative Entertainment have announced a summer production start for the Naked Gun-esque spoof comedy "Tooken".

The action/revenge drama makes fun of the genre, specifically the Liam Neeson-starrer "Taken" and the various films of its ilk that have popped up following its success.

Cameron Van Hoy and John Asher wrote the screenplay, with Asher set to direct and Kelly Noonan to produce. Casting is now underway.

Source: Deadline »

- Garth Franklin

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Beyond Another Sequel, ‘Taken’ Now Has Spoof Film Going With ‘Tooken’

17 March 2014 2:49 PM, PDT | Deadline New York | See recent Deadline New York news »

Exclusive: Elevative Entertainment‘s Kelly Noonan and Cameron Van Hoy have set for a summer production start Tooken, a spoof comedy described as a Naked Gun-style take on the action/revenge drama. It takes particular aim at the Liam Neeson starrer Taken, which is readying its third installment. Cameron Van Hoy and John Asher wrote the screenplay, and Asher is set to direct. Casting is underway. Elevative co-produced the feature Beneath with Revolver Picture Co and has optioned the novel Dog On It: A Chet And Bernie Mystery, hiring Jason Filardi to adapt it. Paradigm reps Elevative. Asher is repped by Original Artists, Formation Entertainment and attorney Eric Suddleson. »

- MIKE FLEMING JR

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