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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
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, […]
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- Angie Han
Never say never. While Paul Greengrass and Matt Damon long resisted the idea of doing another Bourne outing following "The Bourne Ultimatum," the duo never completely ruled it out, always saying that if the right idea came along, they'd entertain the notion of returning to the franchise. And with a release date set for next summer of the still untitled "Bourne 5," Matt Damon has shared with Buzzfeed what sparked the blockbuster reunion. “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,” the actor said of the initial trilogy of 'Bourne' flicks. Read More: 10th Anniversary: 5 Things You Might Not Know About 'The Bourne Identity' “Without giving too much of it away, it’s Bourne through an austerity-riddled Europe and in a post-Snowden world,” he explained about the new film. “It seems like enough has changed, »
- Kevin Jagernauth
Matt Damon, who will soon appear onscreen as a badass botanist in Ridley Scott's The Martian, has revealed new details regarding his return to the Bourne universe. Damon hasn't played Bourne since 2007's The Bourne Ultimatum, and is coming back to the character after Jeremy Renner and Tony Gilroy's moderately successful Bourne Legacy. Speaking to BuzzFeed, Damon explained that part of the reason he stayed away was he was waiting for a geopolitical paradigm shift. "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 went on, "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." The film, »
- Greg Cwik
Shooting is slated to begin next week on the fifth film in the popular Jason Bourne series, a film which sees the return of star Matt Damon and director Paul Greengrass who last worked on the third film "The Bourne Ultimatum" back in 2007.
Story details are being kept under tight wraps on the new film, but Damon himself has finally spoken briefly about the new film and how it will be very much set in a contemporary time. He tells Buzzfeed:
"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."
This has also impacted the film's locations it seems as Damon added:
"We're starting in Greece, you know, the beginning of democracy. And the movie ends in Las Vegas, »
- Garth Franklin
Colin Trevorrow isn't the only writer reaping the benefits of Jurassic World's colossal success. His longtime screenwriting partner Derek Connolly also had a hand in creating the most successful movie of the year (so far). Now he's has been brought on board another Universal/Legendary monster movie - the Jordan Vogt-Roberts helmed Kong: Skull Island. According to THR, Connolly is set to do some last minute touch-ups to the film's script - which has already been worked on by the likes of Max Bornestein (Godzilla), John Gatins (Flight) and Tony Gilroy (The Bourne Ultimatum). Given that the movie is only two months away from the start of filming in October, this development raises a few red flags. Will the arrival of Connolly steady the ship? Kong has suffered a number of set backs already - having lost the services of both J.K. Simmons and Michael Keaton last month. However, »
While Universal Pictures and the filmmakers still haven't decided on an official title for the Untitled Matt Damon Bourne Sequel, the cast continues to grow. Variety reports that Tommy Lee Jones has signed on for Bourne 5, portraying a "superior officer at the CIA." The role is being compared to the characters played by Chris Cooper, David Strathairn, Brian Cox and Edward Norton in the first four Bourne movies.
Tommy Lee Jones will be joined by Matt Damon as Jason Bourne, Julia Stiles as Nicky Parsons and Alicia Vikander, whose role has not yet been revealed. We reported last month that Viggo Mortensen was being sought to portray the main villain, but his involvement has never been confirmed yet. Universal is also moving forward with a separate sequel for 2012's The Bourne Legacy, starring Jeremy Renner, but producer Frank Marshall has confirmed that there are no current plans for Jason Bourne »
Cameras are set to be unpacked shortly on the fifth movie in the Bourne movie series, and crucially the film that will bring Matt Damon back into the franchise. He'll be playing Jason Bourne for the fourth time in the new movie, with his character having being talked about extensively in The Bourne Legacy, which starred Jeremy Renner. A separate Bourne film that'll see the return of Renner is being developed separately.
Furthermore, Damon is reuniting with The Bourne Supremacy and The Bourne Ultimatum director Paul Greengrass for the new film (they also worked together on Green Zone), which also has Alicia Vikander and Julia Stiles amongst its cast.
Variety now reports too that Tommy Lee Jones is to take on a role in the new Bourne film, although as you might expect, exact »
Variety is reporting that Oscar-winner Tommy Lee Jones has signed on for a role in the upcoming fifth instalment of the Bourne franchise alongside Matt Damon, and will play a superior officer at the CIA.
Bourne 5 is set to reunite Damon with The Bourne Supremacy and The Bourne Ultimatum helmer Paul Greengrass, with Julia Styles also reprising her role as Nicky Parsons and Alicia Vikander (Ex Machina) also attached to star.
Bourne 5 is set for release on July 29th, 2016.
- Gary Collinson
As Universal preps the untitled fifth Bourne movie to go before cameras later this summer, it’s been revealed that Oscar winner Tommy Lee Jones is joining the cast.
Variety was the first to report the news, noting that Jones may play a senior officer at the CIA. Matt Damon is returning to topline as amnesiac assassin Jason Bourne, with Julia Stiles also expected to come aboard and reprise the role of covert agent Nicky Parsons.
Alicia Vikander, who broke out in a big way earlier this year playing artificially intelligent android Ava in Ex Machina, is also in talks to come aboard in the lead female role opposite Damon.
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Plot details are being kept under wraps, but Viggo Mortensen (the Lord of the Rings trilogy) was at one point being courted for the role of an assassin hunting Bourne around the globe in the wake of The Bourne Ultimatum. »
- Isaac Feldberg
Frank Marshall will produce again alongside Jeffrey Weiner for Captivate Entertainment. Greengrass, Damon, Greg Goodman and Ben Smith will also produce, while Rouse and Henry Morrison will serve as executive producers.
Plot details are unknown at this time, though sources say Jones will play a superior officer at the CIA. Edward Norton, Chris Cooper, Brian Cox and David Strathairn have playing similar roles in past “Bourne” movies. Production is expected to begin later this summer. The film will bow on July 29, 2016.
Damon’s three Bourne movies, the first of which was released in 2002, grossed nearly $1 billion worldwide at the box office. Damon last played the iconic role in 2007’s “The Bourne Ultimatum, »
- Justin Kroll
Oscar winner Tommy Lee Jones has joined the upcoming "Bourne" sequel, according to a new report.
Variety writes that Jones is set to play a high-ranking CIA officer in the flick, which will reunite titular star Matt Damon with the hit action franchise. Damon last appeared in "The Bourne Ultimatum" in 2007, then turned the franchise over to Jeremy Renner in 2012 reboot "The Bourne Legacy."
Jones has plenty of experience in the action and thriller genres (his Academy Award-winning role in "The Fugitive" is just one of many shining examples), so he should fit in nicely with the "Bourne" crew, which also includes the returning Julia Stiles (like Damon, she starred in the first three flicks) and Alicia Vikander. Paul Greengrass, who helmed "The Bourne Supremacy" and "Ultimatum," is also on board for the new flick.
Variety reports that production on the new sequel -- which is still untitled -- is expected to begin this summer. »
- Katie Roberts
Mem Ferda is widely known for his roles as villains and crooks (Gunned Down, Ill Manors and The Devil's Double) and as a producer of indie horror films (Truth Or Dare, Mania, Desolation). Now Ferda is giving a go as a compassionate character in the upcoming British-American Rom-Com Miss You Already.
'Miss You Already', a British-American romantic comedy set for release later in the year, shows London based actor Mem Ferda’s soft side as he plays Ahmet, a friendly taxi driver. Starring Drew Barrymore, Toni Collette and Dominic Cooper, Ferda makes an appearance alongside some of Hollywood’s greatest actors and can be seen in the brand new trailer for the movie.
Directed by the woman behind the highly successful Twilight films, Catherine Hardwicke, Miss you Already portrays the relationship between Jess and Milly, two childhood best friends. Both happily married, their lives are transformed when one »
Julia Stiles will return for the fifth 'Bourne Identity' film. The actress has been confirmed for the latest instalment in the popular action thriller series which is set to begin filming later this year. Last year, Matt Damon and director Paul Greengrass revealed they would also be coming back to make the movie, which is scheduled to be released next year, after neither Julia or Matt appeared in 2012's 'The Bourne Legacy'. The 34-year-old star - who plays covert agent Nicky Parsons - had a key role in the third film, 2007's 'The Bourne Ultimatum', although it is currently unclear how she will be involved in the upcoming movie, which is set to open in cinemas on July 29 2016. However, the blonde beauty - who wrapped filming on crime thriller 'Beyond Deceit' with Al Pacino, Anthony Hopkins and Josh Duhamel earlier this year - recently »
Julia Stiles will return for the fifth ‘Bourne Identity‘ film.
The actress has been confirmed for the latest instalment in the popular action thriller series which is set to begin filming later this year.
Last year, Matt Damon and director Paul Greengrass revealed they would also be coming back to make the movie, which is scheduled to be released next year, after neither Julia or Matt appeared in 2012’s ‘The Bourne Legacy‘.
The 34-year-old star – who plays covert agent Nicky Parsons – had a key role in the third film, 2007’s ‘The Bourne Ultimatum‘, although it is currently unclear how she will be involved in the upcoming movie, which is set to open in cinemas on July 29 2016.
However, the blonde beauty – who wrapped filming on crime thriller ‘Beyond Deceit’ with Al Pacino, »
- Paul Heath
The return of Matt Damon and director Paul Greengrass to the Bourne movies has been definite for a while now (following their collaboration on The Bourne Supremacy and The Bourne Ultimatum), and production on the film can't be far off. The movie, after all, is set for release on July 29th 2016, and Greengrass tends to shoot his movies for a long time.
It's been revealed over the weekend that also returning from the earlier Greengrass-Damon Bourne movies will be the terrific Julia Styles. She played Nicky in the movies, and appeared in the original trilogy. She was missing from the Jeremy Renner-headlined The Bourne Legacy, to which a separate sequel is still apparently being developed.
Also in Bourne 5 news, the identity of the film's villain may have been revealed. The »
Universal Pictures was working on a sequel to Jeremy Renner's "The Bourne Legacy" when Matt Damon and director Paul Greengrass (The Bourne Ultimatum) decided to return for at least one more installment in the Jason Bourne franchise. "The Bourne Legacy 2" was immediately placed on hold in order to focus on Damon's version. Production is set to begin shortly, and now comes word that Julia Stiles has been brought back to reprise her role as CIA Agent Nicky Parsons, the character she played in the first three films. Meanwhile, The Wrap is reporting that Viggo Mortensen has been offered the main villain role. Regarding the story, very little is known, except that producer Frank Marshall confirmed that Renner's Aaron Cross character from "The Bourne Legacy" will not be in the new movie. However, Marshall added that "The Bourne Legacy 2" is still in the works. Damon's Jason Bourne film is set »
Just hours after we reported that Bourne franchise star Julia Stiles is reprising her role as Nicky Parsons in Universal's Untitled Matt Damon Bourne Sequel, a new report has surfaced about who may play the bad guy. The Wrap's Jeff Sneider claims that Viggo Mortensen has been offered the main villain role, but it isn't known if the actor plans on accepting this offer or not. This will be the first time Matt Damon is returning to the beloved franchise since 2007's The Bourne Ultimatum.
Paul Greengrass is directing and co-writing the new Bourne screenplay with Christopher Rouse. No plot details have surfaced yet, but producer Frank Marshall recently revealed that they are in pre-production, with the filmmakers scouting locations and casting. It isn't known when production may begin, but the studio has already set a July 29, 2016 release date, so shooting may begin sooner than later.
This project is being »
Julia Stiles has finalized a deal to reprise her role as Nicky Parsons from the first three Bourne movies in Universal's Untitled Matt Damon Bourne Sequel, reuniting her with franchise star Matt Damon, confirms Deadline. Nicky Parsons was a Treadstone employee who helped track down Matt Damon's Jason Bourne in The Bourne Identity, but she became an ally to him in The Bourne Supremacy and The Bourne Ultimatum, hinting in the final movie that Jason and Nicky may have had a romantic relationship before his amnesia. Aside from Matt Damon, Julia Stiles is the only actor to appear in the first three movies.
We reported last month that Ex Machina star Alicia Vikander is being sought for a major role, but Matt Damon and Julia Stiles are the only two confirmed cast members on board so far. No plot details have been released, but Paul Greengrass is directing and »
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