I suppose it could be said that "The Bourne Legacy" isn’t exactly the picture that fans of this billion-dollar franchise were expecting, except that I suspect it actually is. The movie is a predictable letdown.
Paul Greengrass, who directed the last two "Bournes" (Doug Liman directed the first one), has a gift for exciting, high-style action that defies replication. New director Tony Gilroy—the lead writer on all three previous installments—isn’t noted as an action man (his two other pictures are "Michael Clayton" and "Duplicity"), and he may have known going in that there was no way to completely fill the huge boots left empty by Greengrass’ departure.
Variety is reporting that Paul Greengrass, the acclaimed filmmaker behind the last two Jason Bourne movies, has opted out of directing the upcoming fourth entry in the popular spy franchise. Matt Damon hasn't signed on yet either. T... Read Post
Paul Greengrass, who directed the second and third installments of the $945 million grossing franchise — The Bourne Supermacy and The Bourne Ultimatum — has confirmed that he will not be making the fourth film. Greengrass, who also ... Read Post
Matt Damon is still optimistic that Bourne 4 will happen. But the actor, who’s starring in the upcoming Invictus for Clint Eastwood, made it very clear that he wouldn’t do the movie without director Paul Greengrass. (Greengrass, who... Read Post