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The Las Vegas car chase sequence took five weeks to shoot and at the end, the sequence wrecked 170 cars.
Since part of the story takes place in Athens, Greece, the producers asked the Greek Government for permission to shoot the film in the actual location. Due to high taxes and bureaucracy, this never happened. Tenerife, in the Canary Islands, doubles as Athens in the movie.
The title was originally going to be "The Bourne Resurgence" until the producers discovered that two other movies set to be released in 2016 containing "Resurgence": Independence Day: Resurgence (2016) and Mechanic:Resurgence (2016). Matt Damon and Paul Greengrass have both commented that they never liked the original title, as it seems hokey. To them "Jason Bourne" is a more fitting title because Bourne has come full circle, as he now knows the whole truth about his past.
Matt Damon has stated numerous times that he would only return to the Bourne series to reprise his role as Jason Bourne if Paul Greengrass would return for directorial duties on the project. Damon and Greengrass announced their return in November 2014 for a new installment.
Matt Damon admitted that physically training for the role of Bourne was much harder in his forties, and he had to keep to a very strict diet to maintain his physique during filming.
City officials and the producers reached an agreement to only shoot the Las Vegas car chase sequence from midnight to sunrise.
Matt Damon and Julia Stiles are the only actor and actress from the original trilogy to reprise their roles as Jason Bourne and Nicky Parsons, respectively. While David Strathairn, Joan Allen, and Edward Norton's characters are still living when we last see them, they are never spoken of, or referenced.
The requirements for Treadstone Operatives are listed in the classified report as follows: All Treadstone Operatives will be trained to be the leading capable assassins.

1. Assets will leave no trace of their existence. 2. Treadstone agents are INVISIBLE. 3. Each potential recruit must be surveyed and held under the Treadstone Secure Systems Act S-4 for a MINIMUM of two years. 4. Almost superhuman proficiency in using firearms or other weapons, sharpshooting, using explosives, operating vehicles, and martial art techniques.
First Bourne film Tony Gilroy wasn't involved in. He wrote none of the script.
This movie shows us that David Webb was previously a Captain in the U.S. Army 1st Special Forces Delta (1st Special Forces Operational Detachment-Delta , "1st SFOD-Delta"), otherwise known as the Delta Force.
At the 2015 Golden Globes, Matt Damon won for best actor in a comedy/musical for The Martian (2015). He gave his speech and after receiving the reward he had to go take a flight immediately to film "Jason Bourne" in Las Vegas.
Many pieces of footage and dialogue in the trailers do not appear in the final film or alternative takes were used. Notable examples are: The final film uses a different take of Bourne's one punch knockout. Nicky does not say, "Just because you remember everything doesn't mean you know everything." New character Craig Jeffers does not say, "Oh my god, that's Jason Bourne."
Jeremy Renner's character, Aaron Cross, was not in this Bourne film. No date for his sequel film has been announced.
Alicia Vikander was offered the role of Heather at the same time as being offered the role of Sofia in Assassin's Creed (2016). She took the former, due to fan factor - she admitted she is a fan of the series - while the role of Sofia was taken by Marion Cotillard.
Matt Damon refused to voice Jason Bourne in the video game The Bourne Conspiracy (2008) due to its excessive violence, which means that this is the first time he's played Bourne since The Bourne Ultimatum (2007).
When Nikki goes to Reykjavík to visit the hackers hideout, an old 1980s Atari ST computer is visible next to where she sets up her laptop.
In addition to reprising his role as Jason Bourne, Matt Damon also served as a producer and worked on the basic storyline with Paul Greengrass and Christopher Rouse. However, he was unable to actively contribute to the screenplay due to other acting commitments.
The files, into which Nicky Parsons hacks, shows us that there are/were 10 Black Ops projects: 01. Iron Hand, 02. Spectrum, 03. Hourglass, 04. Rubicon, 05. Spearfish, 06. Larx, 07. Outcome, 08. Emerald Lane, 09. Blackbriar, 10. Treadstone.
Jeremy Renner's Bourne sequel was supposed to have been released in July 2016, with Justin Lin directing, but after Matt Damon and Paul Greengrass said they were going to make another film, the release date was given to them, as fans would prefer to see the return of Jason Bourne. Renner's second Bourne movie still has no official release date.
Co-writer, Executive Producer, and editor of Jason Bourne (2016), Christopher Rouse, had previously worked as an editor for The Bourne Supremacy (2004), and The Bourne Ultimatum (2007).
First Bourne film to not have the title format of "The Bourne ____". This film is instead called "Jason Bourne", rather than its originally rumored title "The Bourne Betrayal".
This was one of many movies to be shot at the Riviera Hotel and Casino. Others include Ocean's 11 (1960), Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice (1969), Diamonds Are Forever (1971), Butterfly (1982), Casino (1995), Showgirls (1995), Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997), Vegas Vacation (1997), Go (1999), 3000 Miles to Graceland (2001), Crazy Girls Undercover (2008), 21 (2008), The Hangover (2009), Ghost Adventures (2004), and Sky (2015).
The film cast includes three Oscar winners: Matt Damon, Tommy Lee Jones, and Alicia Vikander.
The Deep Dream campus, shown in the film, is a digitally modified version of Facebook's headquarters in Menlo Park, California. Although the exterior is heavily modified, an unaltered shot of Building 20 can be seen in the right of the shot.
On 23 July 2016, shortly before the British release, MSN.com uploaded a slideshow piece titled "'It's embarrassing': Actors who hate their own movies", accompanied by a picture of Matt Damon. Although this gave the impression that Damon had distanced himself from "Jason Bourne", on inspection the quote attributed to him was in fact in relation to an early draft of the script for The Bourne Ultimatum (2007): "I could put this thing up on eBay and it would be game over for that dude [i.e. writer Tony Gilroy]. It's terrible. It's really embarrassing."
The trailer premiered during Super Bowl 50.
Both Matt Damon and Vincent Cassel (the Asset) were rivals in the Ocean's 11 Series - Ocean's 12 and Ocean's 13.
The film's title was announced on February 7, 2016, the same day its first teaser trailer came out.
Matt Damon and Paul Greengrass return to the series for the first time since The Bourne Ultimatum (2007).
The scene where Bourne checks the locker in a train station, was not filmed at Woolwich DLR station in Woolwich, London.
Paul Greengrass got his inspiration of car chases from William Friedkin, who made The French Connection (1971), as well as other movies with car chases, like To Live and Die in L.A. (1985), Jade (1995), and The Hunted (2003), which starred Tommy Lee Jones. Jones also worked with Friedkin on Rules of Engagement (2000), before reuniting on The Hunted (2003).
One of three films, released in 2016, which feature Tommy Lee Jones. The movies are Criminal (2016), Jason Bourne, and Mechanic: Resurrection (2016).
Julia Stiles and Riz Ahmed also appeared in Closed Circuit (2013).
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Prior to Jason Bourne, Matt Damon and Vincent Cassel appeared together in the film Ocean's Thirteen, which also largely took place in Las Vegas.
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The room number that the hotel in Vegas gives Lee when she arrives is 2016, the year the movie was released.
Riz Ahmed and Bill Camp also appeared in "The Night Of" (2016)_.
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The trivia items below may give away important plot points.

Jason Bourne doesn't speak until twenty minutes in the film.
Jason Bourne says 288 words - or 45 lines - in the entire movie.
When Bourne pulls up the old Treadstone files, the first listing on his record read that he joined "Special Forces Delta." In the original Robert Ludlum novel, David Webb joined the U.S. Special Forces after losing his family to an act of war. He was placed in charge of a "hit-squad" of soldiers who carried out "Operation Medusa." His code name, was "Delta." Half way through the operation, he discovered a mole on his team who was an Australian double agent named "Jason Bourne." Delta confronted Bourne and shot him in the head before his treachery was confirmed. Once it was confirmed, his death was covered up and Bourne's identity became shrouded in mystery; eventually leading David Webb to take up his identity when he joined Treadstone.
For the chase scene on the Las Vegas strip, the recently closed Riviera Hotel and Casino had all of its lights and signs lit up to appear in the SWAT truck crash scene.
This film shares plot points and thematic elements with The Bourne Supremacy (2004), some of which are: Bourne's female partners being shot and killed from behind during a chase fairly early in the movie, a prominent CIA department head working closely with a lone operative (asset) against Bourne, Bourne ending up in Berlin, and a car chase with Bourne and the rival operative (in both instances Bourne drives a sedan, while the rival drives a large truck.)
At the film's release Matt Damon said that there is not yet another Bourne film in development. He did not rule out starring in a fifth Bourne picture, but did point out his age was a concern and that it is inevitable the series will be rebooted at some point with another Bourne actor. Finally, Damon stated that permission to have any Bourne incarnation die in the movies has to come from the Robert Ludlum estate, permission he didn't expect to be granted.
If based on Matt Damon's salary of 25 million dollars from The Martian (2015), each of the 45 lines spoken by him in this film cost 555,555 dollars.
Body count: 14. The asset has the most kills - 10.
The armored SWAT vehicle that smashes cars on the Strip was a lighter mock-up of the Real McCoy outfitted with a ramp on the front obscured from camera view to help launch vehicles upwards as it plowed through them. A real SWAT vehicle would also have no problem mincing sedans like a meat cleaver but at several tonnes of weight is too heavy to compete with the speed of a Dodge Charger.
Matt Damon and Tommy Lee Jones don't share a scene until 1 hour and 30 minutes into the movie; they share only one scene.
Matt Damon and Vincent Cassel (the asset's) final scene at the end in this movie is in Las Vegas, the same location as their final scene at the end of Ocean's 13.
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