When 'The Bourne Legacy' was released, producer Frank Marshall mentioned that he hoped a fifth film would bring the characters played by Matt Damon and Jeremy Renner together. This may be wishful thinking as Damon has recently said that he doesn't think he'll go back for more.
We're starting to get a good look at this year's Oscar race, and one of the newest contenders is 'Promised Land' which was directed by Gus Van Sant, and stars Matt Damon and John Krasinski. Damon and Krasinski also wrote it (from a story by Dave Eggers), so yeah, this is definitely a contender.
Though the duo won Oscars for their screenplay for 'Good Will Hunting,' both Matt Damon and Ben Affleck pursued different routes after that success. Now they're reuniting to produce 'Race to the South Pole,' which will star Ben's Brother Casey Affleck.
“The franchise could go on indefinitely. I mean hopefully in a non-greedy way. We didn’t wanna be asking you to buy another ticket on the way out of the theater. But it could go on.” That’s ‘Bourne Legacy’ writer/director Tony Gilroy answering Time...
Kenneth Lonergan's 'Margaret' hit DVD and VOD this week -- a film that languished in post-production limbo for six years as Lonergan was unable or unwilling to finish a cut with which he was satisfied. The film is a beautiful, oft-messy character study of a young woman and the effects of tragedy.
Superhero movies like ‘The Avengers’ aren’t the only genres permitted to mash characters together for the benefit of a heart-pumping action story. Spy thrillers apparently are able to venture down that path, as well. And so if audiences embrace Jeremy Renner as the lead agent in this summer’s ‘The Bourne Legacy,’ the creative team already has gone on record to say they'd like to see him team with a special guest star in the follow-up: Matt Damon.
Even though we know precious little about Neill Blomkamp’s ‘Elysium,’ the sci-fi thriller tops any “Anticipated Titles” list we’d make for 2013. That’s what happens when you deliver a blistering piece of sci-fi/political agitprop like Blomkamp’s ‘District 9.’ The world’s now paying attention. Do you want to know what ‘Elysium’ will be about? Because a new plot synopsis spells out the details.
It's tough to take the place of Steve McQueen, but it looks like Matt Damon's going to try. He's just joined 'The Magnificent Seven' remake alongside Tom Cruise.
Gus Van Sant's latest effort is shaping up rather nicely, with a script from Matt Damon and John Krasinski (who both also star), and now legendary actor Hal Holbrook is negotiating to join the roster.