April 22, 2011
Weekly Ketchup: Jeremy Renner Is the New Bourne Star
This Week's Ketchup saw many casting announcements, including new roles for Elizabeth Banks, Tom Cruise, James Franco, Jeremy Renner, Winona Ryder, Jason Statham and Denzel Washington and Bruce Willis. Also included in the news cycle are stories about The Bourne Legacy, Fast Six, The Hunger Games and Prom 2.
February 27, 2010
Damon and Greengrass Say Bourne Is Buried
Matt Damon and Paul Greengrass are out promoting "Green Zone," fielding plenty of questions about a possible fourth "Bourne" movie -- and bringing bad news for fans hoping for another sequel -- in the process.
August 21, 2009
New Writer Hired for Fourth Bourne Film
With George Nolfi tied up on "The Adjustment Bureau," Universal has hired Josh Zetumer to come up with a new script for the fourth installment in the "Bourne" series.
August 7, 2009
Doug Liman Is a Real Life Action Hero
"Bourne Identity" director Doug Liman was boating in the Hudson River when he saw a cargo ship plow into a speedboat -- and then he helped rescue the four passengers, all of whom survived.
August 4, 2009
Matt Damon Talks More Bourne
If it happens, it won't come together for some time, but according to Matt Damon, the door is open for a fourth "Bourne" film.
April 13, 2009
Fourth Bourne Arriving in 2011?
Producer Frank Marshall has apparently joined the ranks of famous folks on Twitter -- where he's announced that the fourth "Bourne" movie is on track for summer 2011.
December 9, 2008
Frank Marshall Preps Fourth Bourne Movie
Thanks to a new deal with the Robert Ludlum estate, Universal has access to the late author's entire library -- and according to producer Frank Marshall, one of those books may have already been targeted to form the basis for the next installment in the "Bourne" series.
November 21, 2008
Universal Pacts with Ludlum Estate
Universal and the Robert Ludlum estate have inked a deal that gives the studio first-look rights to all of the late author's novels, as well as exclusive control over the film exploits of a certain Jason Bourne.
February 15, 2008
Exclusive: Doug Liman Has Designs on Bond
The Jumper helmer tells RT that though he reinvigorated the spy genre with Bourne Identity and had the producers of Bond terrified; it was that franchise he always wanted to do.
August 2, 2007
Greengrass Shot Bourne Ultimatum in Public
The Bourne Ultimatum has more of the car chases and fight scenes that Bourne fans love, but one sequence that already has everyone talking is a simple pursuit sequence. In London's crowded Waterloo tube station, Bourne tries to guide a source out of the range of snipers. There was no way to fake that, so director Paul Greengrass used his own tactics to complete the scene.
July 23, 2007
Damon Worn Out on Bourne Ultimatum
The Bourne Ultimatum continues the fast paced, brutal fight scenes of the series as Jason Bourne takes out formidable bad guys. Three movies into the franchise, Matt Damon is starting to feel his age.
April 20, 2007
First Trailer for "The Bourne Ultimatum" Online
In 2002, "The Bourne Identity" grossed about $213 million worldwide. In 2004, "The Bourne Supremacy" hit $288 million. More importantly ... they're both damn good spy thrillers. The third chapter, "The Bourne Ultimatum," hits theaters later this summer, but the first trailer just arrived.
March 29, 2007
International "Bourne Ultimatum" Trailer Hits the Web
It seems laughable now, but in the months leading up to Matt Damon's debut as amnesiac hitman Jason Bourne in 2002's "The Bourne Identity," there was a lot of talk about whether or not audiences would accept Damon as an action hero -- or even a leading man, for that matter.
January 31, 2007
On-Set Video from Bourne's Final "Ultimatum"
Down for some videos shot from someone on (OK, near) the set of the newest Jason Bourne movie? Dying to see Matt Damon waving politely at a bunch of nearby fans? Well, good for you because someone's got videos just like that!
December 11, 2006
Bourne's Identity Revealed in "Ultimatum"
We thought "The Bourne Identity" was revealed at the end of the first film, but his "Supremacy" confirmed there was more to the story. Now, Matt Damon promises that the third film, "The Bourne Ultimatum" will finally find Jason Bourne knowing his whole story.
November 2, 2006
Edgar Ramirez to Play "Bourne Ultimatum" Villain
We've been hearing a lot of "maybe" names regarding the villain role in the third "Bourne" adventure, and now comes word that Edgar Ramirez has landed the role of Paz, a.k.a. The Guy Who Wants To Kill Jason Bourne.
October 13, 2006
Paddy Considine Becomes First Actual European In "The Bourne Ultimatum" Cast
Doesn't it seem like there are an awful lot of Americans in Jason Bourne's European travels these days? Yeah, I know, it's the whole former CIA secret assassin operation thing, but still?that's why it's nice to know that Paddy Considine -- a real live Brit -- has joined the cast of "The Bourne Ultimatum," the upcoming third installment of Matt Damon's starring franchise.
October 3, 2006
Gael Garcia Bernal Could Be Next "Bourne" Villain
First we hear that David Strathairn has joined the cast of "The Bourne Ultimatum," and now comes word that international star Gael Garcia Bernal is on the top of the producers' list for the role of Head Baddie.
July 17, 2006
Robin Williams On Board "Bourne 3"?
Cinescape starts the week off with another interesting rumor about Robin Williams: Allegedly he's being considered for a crucial role in the third (and probably final) Jason Bourne adventure, which will be called "The Bourne Ultimatum." Matt Damon and Julia Stiles are already scheduled to return.
May 30, 2006
Julia Stiles Back with the "Bourne" Brigade
ComingSoon.net's Edward Douglas had a little chat with Julia Stiles during her "Omen" press junket, and the lovely young lady dropped some very good news regarding her return to the "Bourne" series.
March 29, 2006
Kidman & Kinberg to Collaborate on a Lady Spy Flick
Statuesque star Nicole Kidman and successful screenwriter Simon Kinberg ("Mr. & Mrs. Smith," "X-Men: The Last Stand") aim to work together over Fox, and the project is presently being described as a female version of "The Bourne Identity." Kidman?
January 6, 2006
"Chicken" Scribes Make Another Link with Disney
The Hollwood Reporter brings news of a new pitch that's been sold from "Chicken Little" screenwriters Ron Friedman & Steve Bencich to Disney, and it can basically be summed up in three words: Monkey Spy Adventure.
November 11, 2005
Doug Liman to "Jump" Start Teleportation Trilogy
Variety reports on what's next for untraditional action director Doug Liman ("The Bourne Identity," "Mr. & Mrs. Smith"): It's the first flick in an action trilogy about a teenager who discovers the wonder of full-body teleportation.
July 26, 2005
New Line Has an Agressively Female "Rhythm Section"
Described as a "female Bourne Identity," "The Rhythm Section" is soon to come pouring out of New Line, says Variety. Based on the first in a series of novels by Mark Burnell, "Section" looks to be a potential action franchise in the making.
May 27, 2005
Get Your Very First Peek at One "Grimm" Movie Poster
Blackfilm.com is the very first movie site to share with us the official one-sheet for Terry Gilliam's "The Brothers Grimm." (Yeah, it's just some skimpy poster news, but it's a slow news week and a LOT of people have been looking forward to "Grimm" for quite some time now!) Scheduled for release on July 29th, "The Brothers Grimm" is "a fictional action-adventure tale about folklore collectors and brothers Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm ... While traveling from village to village pretending to protect townsfolk from enchanted creatures, they encounter a real sorceress with terrifying powers."
May 11, 2005
George Clooney to Become "Michael Clayton"
The Hollywood Reporter lets us know what's up next on the docket for the ever-cool George Clooney. Screenwriter Tony Gilroy ("The Bourne Identity") will make his directorial debut on "Michael Clayton," and Mr. Clooney will be stepping into the title role.
May 10, 2005
Trailer Bulletin: "Mr. & Mrs. Smith"
We've probably all seen the first teaser trailer by now, but now comes an all-new theatrical trailer for "Mr. & Mrs. Smith," the upcoming action thriller from "The Bourne Identity" director Doug Liman.
May 3, 2005
Matt Damon Wants to Play "Marco Polo"
Variety reports that screenwriter William Monahan ("Kingdom of Heaven") has been tapped by Warner Bros. to pen a historical epic about the legendary explorer Marco Polo.