Posts Tagged ‘bourne’
  • Review: The Bourne Legacy
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    Posted August 10th, 2012 at 5:45 pm No Comments
    The Bourne series continues even without Jason Bourne and for the most part delivers enough to justify its existence - just at a level below those that came before it. The Bourne Legacy focuses on Aaron Cross (Jeremy Renner), a part of the "Outcome" program, as he tries to survive as those in charge look to shut it down and protect their interests by killing all those involved. Cross, along with a genetic researcher played by Rachel Weisz, essentially become the loose strings in the mess ...
  • Trailer for The Bourne Legacy
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    Posted February 8th, 2012 at 11:45 am No Comments
    The first trailer for The Bourne Legacy has arrived. The franchise shifts focus to Aaron Cross, played by Jeremy Renner, who takes over in the lead role as another "Bourne". The Bourne Legacy is slated to release on August 3rd. The narrative architect behind the Bourne film series, Tony Gilroy, takes the helm in the next chapter of the hugely popular espionage franchise that has earned almost $1 billion at the global box office: The Bourne Legacy.  The writer/director expands the Bourne un...
  • The Bourne Legacy Searches for New Bourne
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    Posted February 26th, 2011 at 4:30 pm 5 Comments
    With Tony Gilroy taking over the Bourne franchise, and the fourth film absent Matt Damon, the hunt is on for the assassin that will replace Jason Bourne. Gilroy wrote the first three films and is taking over as director with the departure of Paul Greengrass. The following names are rumored to be in consideration for the lead role: Jake Gyllenhaal, Tobey Maguire, Alex Pettyfer, Garrett Hedlund, Taylor Kitsch, Josh Hartnett, Joel Edgerton, Michael Fassbender, Kellan Lutz, Paul Dano, Michael P...
  • Next Bourne Could Be Prequel or Reboot
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    Posted February 1st, 2010 at 5:59 pm 3 Comments
    At the UK premiere of Invictus last night Matt Damon was asked about the current status of Bourne 4. There have been some rocky developments specifically Paul Greengrass departing from the project and that there is still no script in hand. Damon responded by dropping speculation such as a prequel or reboot being more likely than the fourth installment of the franchise happening in the near future. “There’ll probably be a prequel of some kind with another actor and another director before ...
  • Paul Greengrass Won’t Direct Bourne 4
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    Posted December 2nd, 2009 at 12:40 am 2 Comments
    News broke yesterday that will have a big effect on the fourth installment of the Bourne Identity franchise. Director Paul Greengrass, who helmed Supremacy and Ultimatum, has dropped out of the project. Both Greengrass and Matt Damon had committed to the film but apparently arguments over the script and his treatment during another project led to his departure. It is unknown if Damon will stay on and if he leaves what the future will hold for Bourne 4. It would be hard to imagine Universal w...