The Bourne Legacy, the fourth installment of the Bourne series, fits the bill of a traditional summer action movie with its high-energy action sequences, marquee names and loose plot. But writer and director Tony Gilroy, who collaborated on the previous three Bourne films, misses the mark in the latest sequel.
The Hurt Locker star Jeremy Renner hosted Saturday Night Live this weekend, showing off his impressive musical talents during the opening monologue and his humorous bent in several Avengers-themed skits.
The Bourne Legacy, the fourth installment in the Jason Bourne series of films, is slated to come out in August, but the new flick has raised controversy based on the fact that it doesn't feature Jason Bourne as a character, hence, Matt Damon is also conspicuously missing, having been replaced by The Hurt Locker and The Avengers' Jeremy Renner as a new trained operative named Aaron Cross.
Check out the trailer for The Bourne Legacy, with Avengers star Jeremy Renner picking up where Matt Damon left off. Also starring are Edward Norton, Rachel Weisz, Oscar Isaac, Joan Allen, David Strathairn, Scott Glenn and Albert Finney.
The franchise of Bourne movies isn't about to let a few minor details like replacing actors, replacing a director, and replacing a titular character, stand in its way. Granted, the trailer for The Bourne Legacy may not have Matt Damon, Paul Greengrass, or .
After Matt Damon and director Paul Greengrass bailed from the next installment of the Jason Bourne series, The Bourne Legacy, speculation has been rampant about what the new Bourne film might have in store for its diehard fans.