Movie News

Twilight actor up for new Bourne

Movie News
Caffeinated Clint
@http://www.twitter.com/clintmoviehole

Clint is the creator, editor and maintainer of Moviehole.

Hollywood is set to replace Matt Damon…. no, not in a “Sixth Day” or “Unknown” kinda way, but in terms of the “Bourne” franchise. But you knew that right? Damon walked from the fourth “Bourne” film after Paul Greengrass, his mate and helmer of the last two films in the hugely successful series, decided he’d had enough of directing stuntmen in lavish locations. Sad but true.

Now, Universal are rebooting the franchise – well, kinda; they’re actually doing a fourth “Bourne” that, whilst it won’t feature Damon’s character Jason Bourne, will serve as a link to the previous films. For instance, there will likely be a scene in the movie in which a hard-nosed C.I.A guy orders someone to kill “that rogue agent... no, not Jason Bourne, the new guy! Barry Otto! (Or whatever they call him; not that Barry Otto would much care if the film used his name). You get the picture. It leaves the door open for Damon to return down the track, once he’s desperate, broke or needs an excuse to get back into shape after piling on the pounds playing overweight guys in Soderbergh and Eastwood movies.

Tony Gilroy will direct “The Bourne Legacy” – that’s the name of the new film; like the previous movies it takes its title from a Robert Ludlum book but will encompass a far different story – and he’s, according to Variety, now on the hunt for a lead.

These are the actors Gilroy is reportedly considering for, er, “Barry Otto” (according to Variety and Deadline)… or whatever they call the guy. Who do you like?

Universal is targeting an August 2012 release for “Bourne Legacy.”

ShareShare on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterEmail this to someoneShare on Google+Pin on Pinterest

About Caffeinated Clint

Clint is the creator, editor and maintainer of Moviehole.

View All Posts

Your Name (required)

Your Email (required)

Subject

Your Message

captcha

Against the Current - the band, not adventures in dangerous swimming 101
Zedd - If our love is tragedy, why are you my remedy? (Well, answer my question!)
Arrow (Okay, Felicity from Arrow!)
Chrissy Costanza (cat eyes and buttery lyrics!)
Girls (TV) (Okay, Allison Williams!)
Movies - especially when they play in the dark.
Twin Peaks (TV)
Friends (TV) (It had me at "No way are you cool enough to pull Clint"; damn straight, Chandler!)
Traveling - preferably where water is, so I can splash someone!
Star Wars trilogy - no, the other one, fella!
Alex G - far more talented than her younger brother Alex H
Cameron Crowe movies - Say Anything..., Jerry Maguire, Almost Famous
The sign 'Free Wi-Fi'.
Reenacting dance/song scenes from "Grease" with my little girl (hey! Wait till you see my 'Summer Lovin'! - don't judge)
Die Hard - 40 stories of Sheer Adventure!
Alex Goot & Friends (his enemies aren't half as talented!)
Cooking up a nice dish and sitting in the entertainment area, on a cool night, basking in it's greatness.
Inflatable kids pools full of Vodka Lime Crush.
Acidic Email from angry, over passionate teenagers after I trash something "Twilight"-related on the site. Sparkle elsewhere.
My baby girl's big, caring heart.

Click to add a comment

You must be logged in to post a comment Login

Leave a Reply

More in Movie News

chewbacca

First look at Chewbacca from Star Wars : The Force Awakens

Brooke CampbellDecember 19, 2014
fireandice

Sony, Rodriguez team for Fire and Ice franchise

Brooke CampbellDecember 19, 2014
davodficher

David Fincher has two TV gigs in the works

Brooke CampbellDecember 19, 2014
theinterview

Interview promo suggests Christmas day release still on!?

Caffeinated ClintDecember 19, 2014
truestory

Trailer : True Story

Caffeinated ClintDecember 19, 2014
daredevil

New Pics : Daredevil, Crimson Peak, Jurassic World

Brooke CampbellDecember 19, 2014
alvin

Walt’s got the next Chipmunks sequel

Caffeinated ClintDecember 19, 2014
alamo

Team America plan f*cked, yeah!

Caffeinated ClintDecember 19, 2014
alittlechaos

Trailer : A Little Chaos

Caffeinated ClintDecember 19, 2014

Login

Lost your password?