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When it comes to CIA super assassins, no one could top Jason Bourne ... except perhaps Aaron Cross, who takes up his predecessor's mantle in "The Bourne Legacy."
This fellow graduate of the Treadstone program has all the badass Bourne skills without any of the inconvenient amnesia. Together with Dr. Marta Shearling (Rachel Weisz), Cross is going to expose his evil superiors and kick a lot of butt, which is just how Bourne would have wanted it. Get More »
The cinematic odyssey of amnesiatic CIA assassin Jason Bourne left a trail of bodies, property damage and wrecked cars, but there's apparently still more carnage to be mined from this franchise in this week's "The Bourne Legacy."
Picking up after (and sometimes during) the previous three movies, "Legacy" presents a new agent named Aaron Cross dealing with government duplicity as many, many bullets are fired at him, seemingly at all times. As Jeremy Renner inherits the Bourne mantle, we look back at his predecessor to help you catch up. It might be difficult, though — Matt Damon can run really fast. Get More »
The first trailer for the upcoming action thriller "The Bourne Legacy" has just hit the internet and all we can say is, Matt Damon who?
Okay, we're being facetious — we love you, Matt! Don't cut off our water supply! — but ever since it was announced that the folks behind the "Bourne" movies would be going ahead with the franchise even without superstar Damon's involvement, well, let's just say we were as skeptical as everyone else. But now that skepticism has been snuffed out.
All all it took was one high velocity nail to the frontal lobe from new "Bourne" headliner Jeremy Renner. Get More »
Some familiar faces have returned to the "Bourne" franchise.
It looks like "The Bourne Legacy" won't be a complete reboot, as both Joan Allen and Albert Finney have signed on to reprise their roles from the original "Bourne" adventures, according to Variety.
Joan Allen will return as CIA Deputy Director Pamela Landy, the driven Jason Bourne hunter in the second film of the original trilogy, "The Bourne Supremacy," and one of the rogue agent's greatest allies in the third installment, "The Bourne Ultimatum." Get More »