Matt Damon Talks About The New Bourne Movie

Posted: Aug 29 2015, 11:03am CDT | by , in Latest Movie News


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Matt Damon Talks About the New Bourne Movie
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Matt Damon talks about “A Post-Snowden World” in the new “Bourne” movie.

The last Bourne movie came out in 2007 ‘The Bourne Ultimatum’. And since then we heard nothing about the franchise. The Bourne Ultimatum still is the most successful film in Matt Damon’s career.

The Bourne Legacy continued the franchise with a new character. And a new star, Jeremy Renner, in 2012 but Matt Damon is back in action. Damon will be starting production on the fourth film of the franchise and the movie is said to be out in July 2016.

Damon has also talked about what we can expect from the upcoming Bourne movie. He stated that the movies were made keeping in mind the Bush presidency. And so they were waiting for the world to change. He also revealed that the movie will now focus on the world scenario after Edward Snowden.

He explained to BuzzFeed that he and the director Paul Greengrass wanted to make another Bourne movie every few years. But when NSA revealed information about Edward Snowden the two came up with a new story for Jason Bourne.

Snowden has become a powerful figure nowadays. He is in the debate over security versus privacy. This debate is from Washington to Europe to Asia to the Academy Awards. We will also see at Joseph Gordon-Levitt as the whistleblower in Snowden this December. It will be directed by Oliver Stone.

Coming back to the new Bourne film actors, new faces included. Tommy Lee Jones and Alicia Vikander are said to be included in the cast as well. Plus Julia Stiles is all set to reprise her role of ex-CIA agent Nicky Parsons. She has played this role since 2002’s film ‘The Bourne Identity’.

Damon also revealed that the new film’s exploration of national security. And also politics in the 21st century that would be reflected in different locations. This will bookend the movie’s story.

He explained that they will be starting from Greece. It is the country that created democracy. And movie will involve the country’s current financial crisis. That has been plaguing the European economy as well. Damon has stated that the movie will end in Las Vegas.

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