When Universal Pictures released the Tony Gilroy helmed The Bourne Legacy earlier this year starring Jeremy Renner – the possibility of Matt Damon ever reprising the role of Jason Bourne seemed less of a possibility. However that doesn’t mean it can’t happen – and Matt Damon is open to the possibility, granted that certain requirements can be met.
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A new trailer for The Bourne Legacy has been released which makes the film look very cool, despite the fact it’s a sequel to the Bourne Ultimatum minus the likes of Matt Damon. However it seems writer/director Tony Gilroy has found some inventive ways to keep his character fresh in viewers minds, with the story seemingly taking place in a dual [...]
The first trailer is here for The Bourne Legacy starring Jeremy Renner from writer-director Tony Gilroy. Okay so by now you probably know that Matt Damon didn’t want to return without director Paul Greengrass who crafted the last two flicks so well, and this forced the studios to essentially re-cast and have series writer Gilroy fashion an alternate story featuring an all-new messed up [...]
Filming has commenced on the Bourne Legacy with the first snaps of Rachel Weisz now on line. She’s said to be playing a character who’s “an operative from a covert government program that is even more dangerous than the Treadstone brainwashing program that hatched Bourne”. Jeremy Renner who’s seemingly taking over the franchise has his hands full completing work on ‘The Avengers’ at [...]
The Bourne spin-off continues to build momentum with series stars Joan Allen and Albert Finney set to reprise their roles in the spin-off flick. Allen appeared in both sequels to ‘The Bourne Identity’ as a CIA agent attempting to capture Matt Damon’s character Jason Bourne, while Finney played the doctor employed by the government program in ‘Ultimatum’ [...]
Steven Soderbergh brings us another one of his uplifting story’s in Contagion, a new flick that looks at the possibility of a highly infectious virus decimating the global population. While this undoubtedly is an intense thriller story, the trailer offers little hope of a happy ending with some of it’s big name stars not sticking around too long … sorry Gwyneth.
Here’s the trailer for the highly anticipated sequel to Happy Feet, though it’s more of a reintroduction to those cutesy dancing penguins than a glimpse of the plot.
With a generation of ‘Idol’ contestants this is sure to continue the need for wannabe singers and dancers, though hopefully not any more reality shows. That said the graphics look great and the animation [...]
While it’s not officially a reboot, Universal Pictures has offered Jeremy Renner the lead role in the upcoming Bourne Legacy flick. Bourne series writer Tony Gilroy will be directing and while his credits are few – ‘Michael Clayton’ being his most notable, the series is moving ahead without star Matt Damon.
While this sounds like a [...]
Universal Pictures will be producing the next film from Paul Greengrass entitled Memphis, which will follow the lead up to the events of Martin Luther King‘s assassination. Escaped convict James Earl Ray pleaded guilty to the murder and eventually died in jail from hepatitis C. The new film which is written by Greengrass will follow [...]
Here’s a new featurette for Matt Damon’s upcoming Sci-Fi / thriller The Adjustment Bureau based on the short story by Philip K. Dick. It’s written and directed by George Nolfi who also wrote ‘The Bourne Ultimatum’ and the film’s shot in and around Manhattan.
The story focuses on a mysterious team of adjusters who seek to [...]
Elysium is the next big Sci-Fi flick from director Neill Blomkamp that recently locked in Jodie Foster to star alongside Matt Damon and Sharlto Copley. It’s set a 100 years in the future on another planet and will reportedly combine the social allegory and themes that made District 9 so distinct.
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This week brought the strongest indication that Matt Damon hasn’t entirely left behind his character of Jason Bourne and hopes to someday reprise the role. Universal is moving ahead with ‘The Bourne Legacy’ without Matt Damon or director Paul Greengrass. The proposed follow-up sounds more ludicrous each time the title is mentioned, how can it [...]
Director Neill Blomkamp made it big with his Sci-fi flick District 9, the mockumentary style film which integrated a classic alien invasion story with themes of social segregation. Made with his friend and collaborator Sharlto Copley, it was a remake of their ambitious short film Alive in Joburg which became a launching pad for their [...]
True Grit is shaping up to be a modern classic in the western genre with it’s cast members getting rave reviews. Whilst it was left off the list of Golden Globe noms, newcomer Hailee Steinfeld got a Screen Actors Guild Award nomination which is pretty amazing for her first performance, as did Oscar winner Jeff [...]