First Look at Matt Damon in Bourne 5


Production began on the newest installment into the Bourne franchise and producer Frank Marshall provided us with a first look at Matt Damon, who is returning to the titular role after an 8 year absence. Director Paul Greengrass (The Bourne SupremacyThe Bourne Ultimatum) is also returning.

Although nothing is know about the plot to the new film, we do know that Jeremy Renner’s Aaron Cross from The Bourne Legacy will not appear. Julia Stiles’s Nicky Parsons will return for the new film alongside franchise newcomers Alicia Vikander (Ex Machina), Tommy Lee Jones (The Fugitive) and Vincent Cassell (Black Swan), who is set to play an assassin hot on the trail of Bourne.

Damon spoke to Buzzfeed a few weeks back and this is what he had to say of the new film:

“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, you know? There are all these kinds of arguments about spying and civil liberties and the nature of democracy.”

The new Bourne movie will hit theaters on July 29, 2016

Paul Greengrass in Talks to Direct Legendary’s Jimi Hendrix Biopic


Deadline is reporting that Legendary and Experience Hendrix have finally worked out a deal for a film based on the legendary guitarist Jimi Hendrix’s life and Paul Greengrass is in talks to direct.

Scott Silver (The Fighter) will provide the screenplay for the film, which will be produced by Thomas Tull, Peter Afterman, Janie Hendrix, Jon Jashni and John McDermott. Josh Bratman and Jillian Share will serve as executive producers.

Hendrix, who tragically died in 1970 at age 27, is widely considered to be among the greatest guitarists of all time. Unlike recent film Jimi: By My Side, which was released without his estate’s consent, Legendary will have access to Hendrix’s full catalogue of recordings.

More as it becomes available

Matt Damon and Paul Greengrass Returning for Bourne 5! Now Where Did I Hear That Before?…Hmmmm


A few months back, I reported that Matt Damon was interested in returning to the Bourne franchise if he and director Paul Greengrass (The Bourne Ultimatum) were offered the chance to return and it seems Universal has done just that. Deadline is now reporting that the studio in in negotiations with Damon and Greengrass to re-team for the 5th entry into the franchise. Read More →