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Matt Damon ... is that you?! After an epically bad first attempt, the sketch artist in the Deflategate court battle has taken another crack at Tom Brady ... and it definitely resembles someone from Boston ... just not the Qb. We can all agree ... the new pic is an upgrade -- we're just not sure the guy in the pic would ever be able to score Gisele ... especially because he's missing a chunk out of his right arm. »
- TMZ Staff
Will Smith stars as real-life crusader Dr. Bennet Omalu in the upcoming Columbia Christmas release "Concussion." The good doctor battled the NFL after he discovered the true extent of the damage caused by repetitive head injuries to football players. Will this true story be embraced by the Oscars? Watch the new trailer below and use our drag-and-drop menu to make your predictions. -Break- 'The Martian' trailer: Will Matt Damon overthrow Bff Ben Affleck at the Oscars? Smith has been nominated twice before at the Oscars, both times for playin real-life people. His first bid came for another true sports story as boxer Muhammad Ali in "Ali" (2001). His second was for another against-the-odds true story: "The Pursuit of Happyness" (2006), in which he played Chris Gardner, a homeless father who eventually became an entrepreneur. We know how much the Oscars love true life tales. Indeed, nine of th »
With Matt Damon and Paul Greengrass back for more Bourne, the world naturally wants to know what might be happening to the central hero. While Damon – currently out promoting The Martian – isn’t giving too much up, he did drop some hints about the film’s tone, theme and locations. Greengrass and Damon have worked on the script for this one with Christopher Rouse, and the actor offered up a couple of nuggets about it to BuzzFeed. “We always looked at those movies as really about the Bush presidency, and so we kind of had to wait for the world to change. What does the character have to say?” This time? It appears the biggest impacts are the financial situations in Europe and a certain whistleblower. “Without giving too much of it away, it’s Bourne through an austerity-riddled Europe and in a post-Edward Snowden world,” Damon says. “It seems like enough has changed, »
It's been eight long years since super spy Jason Bourne disappeared into the night by sea in The Bourne Ultimatum, and after years of fans clamoring for more, Jason Bourne is finally ready to resurface. However, it should be noted that the world he left was vastly different to the world he'll reenter next July. Speaking with Buzzfeed News, while promoting his October release The Martian, star Matt Damon spoke in length about his upcoming fourth Bourne adventure and why it's taken so long for him to reprise his most popular role to date. Damon started out by first reflecting on the original trilogy and how the films managed to serve as a sort of commentary on the Bush administration: “We always looked at those movies as really about the Bush presidency, and so we kind of had to wait for the world to change... What does the character have to say? »
'The Audition' poster with Martin Scorsese, Leonardo DiCaprio and Robert De Niro. Martin Scorsese short 'The Audition' pulled from Venice Film Festival No major international film festival is worth its mainstream U.S. media salt unless there's at least one screening featuring the latest work of a major Hollywood name. The Venice Film Festival is surely no exception, especially as it's the year's final internationally renowned European movie fest, held shortly before the fall – i.e., awards – movie season begins. Well, one work by a top Hollywood name will no longer be available at Venice: The Audition, a short film directed by and featuring veteran Martin Scorsese, has been pulled out. "We have just been informed by the production that due to unexpected technical problems the film could not be here in time," festival organizers said in a statement earlier today, Sat., Aug. 29, '15. According to The Hollywood Reporter, »
- Anna Robinson
While promoting "The Martian," Matt Damon has been answering questions about the upcoming "Bourne" sequel, which is set to start filming next week. The actor explained that he and director Paul Greengrass had always considered "Bourne" movies about the Bush presidency. When President Obama took over, they waited until something changed to return. Because of Edward Snowden and the Nsa scandal, they felt it was the right time for another movie. "Without giving too much of it away, it's Bourne through an austerity-riddled Europe and in a post-Snowden world," Damon said of the plot. "It seems like enough has changed. There are all these kinds of arguments about spying and civil liberties and the nature of democracy. We're starting in Greece, the beginning of democracy. And the movie ends in Las Vegas, the most grotesque incarnation of... [laughs]" The new "Bourne" film is set to hit theaters on July 29th, 2016. »
It’s the last weekend of August, dear readers, and the summer movie season is at an end. But there’s still plenty of cool stuff coming to our theaters this year, from James Bond to Star Wars and everything in between. This week’s installment of Trailer Trashin’ takes a look at The Martian, the upcoming sci-fi film from director Ridley Scott.
Premise: A manned mission to Mars goes awry, and astronaut Mark Watney (Matt Damon) is presumed dead and left behind on the planet by his crew. Watney fights to survive in the harsh environment and to signal to others that he is still alive. Upon discovering Watney’s signal Nasa, scientists all around Earth, and his crew members collaborate to find a way to rescue him.
My take: English filmmaker Ridley Scott has had a good relationship with science-fiction. The two films that helped put him on »
- Timothy Monforton
One thing sci-fi fans will be expecting this fall is a response from Neil deGrasse Tyson on the scientific authenticity of Ridley Scott's The Martian. But the celebrity astrophysicist is already endorsing the movie in a big way. He stars in a new promotional video as himself, hosting an episode of his show StarTalk that only exists within the universe of The Martian to discuss the fictional spacecraft The Hermes and its dangerous Ares 3 mission to Mars. At the end, after stating that Earth is the planet "to which we owe our creation" but "no longer seems destined to be our final resting place," we see a group image of the Ares 3 crew, characters played by Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Kate Mara, Sebastian Stan, Aksel Hennie and...
- Christopher Campbell
Perhaps the only person unhappy to hear that Matt Damon and Paul Greengrass will reunite for a fifth Bourne movie is Jeremy Renner. Why? Well, Universal essentially scrapped The Bourne Legacy follow-up which had its release date swiped by this anticipated release. It’s not exactly hard to understand why they did that of course. The movie
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- Josh Wilding
Matt Damon long wanted to make Bourne 5 a reality - and all he needed was for the world to change.
In an interview with Buzzfeed, Damon said that a massive change in global politics was needed before he could bring back Jason Bourne.
"We always looked at those movies as really about the Bush presidency, and so we kind of had to wait for the world to change," he explained.
"Without giving too much of it away, it's Bourne through an austerity-riddled Europe and in a post-Snowden world. It seems like enough has changed, you know? There are all these kinds of arguments about spying and civil liberties and the nature of democracy."
While the plot remains tightly under wraps, Damon did let »
Matt Damon just provided an update on the upcoming fifth instalment to the Bourne franchise, explaining the main thrust and drive that drew him back to the character. As it turns out, we have Edward Snowden and the recent austerity crisis across Europe to thank for Damon.s involvement. During his recent discussion with Buzz Feed, Matt Damon, who previously starred in The Bourne Identity, The Bourne Supremacy, and The Bourne Legacy, which in turn helped to turn him into a legitimate action star, admitted that everyone involved had to wait for the world to change in order to bring a fresh edge to the series. He explained that after discussing the idea of a follow-up a number of times with director Paul Greengrass over the years, it wasn.t until Edward Snowden and the Nsa whistleblowing tales emerged that they felt they had a story worth telling. Damon said: »
When you hear that "Project Greenlight" is a reality competition show, you might expect a "Project Runway"-style showdown series, but here's the twist: The winner gets picked in the first episode. That's because the show's focus — as vaguely well-known men about town Matt Damon and Ben Affleck explain in the above trailer — is on the truth of what it's like to actually make a film. The fourth season of "Project Greenlight" follows the production of a comedy produced by the Farrelly Brothers, with a promise to focus on the difficulties underlying the art of filmmaking. Because with no time and no money, the drama is very real. "Project Greenlight" Season 4 premieres September 13 at 10pm on HBO. Read More: 12 Scripted TV Episodes That Take Down the Myths of Reality TV
- Liz Shannon Miller
When you hear that "Project Greenlight" is a reality competition show, you might expect a "Project Runway"-style showdown series, but here's the twist: The winner gets picked in the first episode. That's because the show's focus — as vaguely well-known men about town Matt Damon and Ben Affleck explain in the above trailer — is on the truth of what it's like to actually make a film. The fourth season of "Project Greenlight" follows the production of a comedy produced by the Farrelly Brothers, with a promise to focus on the difficulties underlying the art of filmmaking. Because with no time and no money, the drama is very real. "Project Greenlight" Season 4 premieres September 13 at 10pm on HBO. Read More: 12 Scripted TV Episodes That Take Down the Myths of Reality TV »
- Liz Shannon Miller
Though the last movie in the franchise, The Bourne Legacy, debuted in 2012, we haven't seen Matt Damon as Jason Bourne in eight years, since he last played the character in 2007's The Bourne Ultimatum. And when Bourne 5 hits theaters in July of 2016, almost a full decade will have gone by. That's a lot of time, and a lot has changed in the world. Especially when it comes to civil liberties and democracy. In a new interview, Matt Damon confirms that these themes will be at the forefront of the new story his team is setting out to tell.
No real plot details have been released for Bourne 5. Though, the main cast is starting to come together, with newcomers Tommy Lee Jones and Alicia Vikander joining the sequel earlier this year. And Julia Stiles is returning to reprise her role as Bourne ally Nicky Parsons from previous installments. Though, these previous »
Details on the fifth film in the franchise (the fourth featuring Damon) are few and far between, but Damon has let slip that the new movie will be set in the wake of the revelations and leaks surrounding former CIA employee Edward Snowden.
“We always looked at those movies as really about the Bush presidency, and so we kind of had to wait for the world to change…Without giving too much of it away, it’s Bourne through an austerity-riddled Europe and in a post-Snowden world. It seems like enough has changed, you know? There are all these kinds of arguments about spying and civil liberties and the nature of democracy.”
Of course, this is a spy film »
- Scott J. Davis
Throughout the course of the original Bourne trilogy – sorry, Jeremy Renner – director Paul Greengrass displayed a deft touch in assimilating some of the most hard-pressing political themes of the time into his espionage thrillers. Looking ahead to his future reunion with the filmmaker, Matt Damon recently teased the way in which the franchise has evolved since the release of Ultimatum, and how ultimately both he and Greengrass will be tackling a post-Snowden world with Bourne 5.
Such was the cultural impact of the Nsa whistleblower that Damon feels incorporating themes of informational control and democracy is an easy decision to make, and in an interview with Buzzfeed, The Martian star hinted at the kind of global thriller we can expect in Universal’s as-yet-untitled sequel.
“Without giving too much of it away, it’s Bourne through an austerity-riddled Europe and in a post-Snowden world,” Damon said. “It seems like enough has changed, »
- Michael Briers
To date, 20th Century Fox has supplemented its riveting full-length trailers for Ridley Scott’s The Martian with a trio of viral clips, designed to introduce the cast and crew of the Ares-3 before they embark on their daring mission to the Red Planet. Chief among those has been the character psych tests, allowing us to gain a gist of the personalities of the leading members of the crew, specifically Matt Damon’s cocksure Mark Watney and Jessica Chastian’s commander, Melissa Lewis.
Adopting a slightly different tactic this time around, the studio has unveiled an informative clip that stars famed American astrophysicist and cosmologist, Neil deGrasse Tyson, who channels his screen presence from the Carl Sagan-inspired Cosmos series to guide you from our pale blue dot across the solar system and onto Mars. It’s a neat, if self-indulgent, tease for The Martian, with Tyson documenting all of »
- Michael Briers
Plot details have been scarce ever since Bourne 5 was announced, but while promoting his new movie The Martian, star Matt Damon shed some light on the upcoming film. Damon tells Buzzfeed he feels that the previous films were about the George W. Bush presidency, and that the next entry is set in the wake of the Edward Snowden revelations. Snowden, as most of you probably already know, is the former CIA employee... Read More »
- Jesse Giroux
Right now, pretty much the only thing we know about the plot of the next Bourne movie is that it’ll be about Bourne. Matt Damon reprises his role as the amnesiac spy for the first time since 2007’s The Bourne Ultimatum, after sitting out 2012’s The Bourne Legacy. But with shooting scheduled to begin next week, […]
The post Matt Damon Spills ‘Bourne 5′ Details; Shooting Begins Next Week appeared first on /Film. »
- Angie Han
If you have any lingering feelings that you might skip The Martian, they're about to be abolished. The movie, based on Andy Weir's bestseller, follows astronaut Mark Watney (Matt Damon) as he gets stranded alone on Mars and essentially has to MacGyver his way home. It might be heavy on the science, but in a fun way - as evidenced by all the viral videos that have been released as part of the ad campaign. Check them out ahead; the latest one features Neil deGrasse Tyson. And if you still haven't, watch the trailer! »
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