Tag Archives: Paul Greengrass

“Jason Bourne” brings back Matt Damon to the franchise

Almost every A-list actor seems to have a franchise these days. In the case of Matt Damon, his is the Bourne series, of which he’s starred in three of the four outings (only missing The Bourne Legacy). On Friday, Bourne is back in Jason Bourne, with Damon back as well,[...]

Oscars: Get to know a Best Picture nominee: “Captain Phillips”

Directed by: Paul Greengrass Written by: Billy Ray Main cast members: Tom Hanks, Barkhad Abdi, Catherine Keener, Max Martini, Barkhad Abdirahman, Faysal Ahmed, Michael Chernus Number of Oscar nominations in total: 6 Other nominations besides Best Picture: Best Supporting Actor (Abdi), Best Adapted Screenplay (Ray), Best Film Editing, Best Sound Editing, Best Sound Mixing Notable[...]

‘Captain Phillips’ producer Michael De Luca to be Feted at Hollywood Film Awards

Carlos de Abreu, founder and executive producer of the 17th Annual Hollywood Film Awards, announced today that two-time Academy Award®-nominated producer Michael De Luca (who co-produced David Fincher’s The Social Network with Scott Rudin and Dana Brunetti; and co-produced Bennett Miller’s Moneyball with Brad Pitt and Rachael Horovitz) will be[...]

Matt Damon explains “Bourne” insults, says he could return to series

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Matt Damon might have put his foot in his mouth during a recent GQ magazine interview — where he lobbed insults at his “Bourne” collaborator Tony Gilroy and his half-baked treatment of a fourth “Bourne” script – but the A-list star (and one-time “Bourne” lead) claims he[...]

Jake Gyllenhaal up for Jason Bourne role in next film?

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Now that every young actor under the sun has been cast in a superhero franchise – from Ryan Reynolds (Green Lantern) and Chris Evans (Captain America) to Andrew Garfield (Spider-Man) and Henry Cavill (Superman) – Hollywood has to turn its attentions to another male-dominated franchise in hopes[...]

James Franco is the new Jason Bourne?

HollywoodNews.com: Rumors swirled Thursday that “Jason Bourne” screenwriter and director Tony Gilroy was eager to meet James Franco at the premiere of his new film “127 Hours.” Page Six thinks that Gilroy might be considering Franco as Matt Damon’s replacement for the “Bourne” series. Damon recently mentioned that he wouldn’t[...]

Matt Damon’s character written out of next ‘Bourne’ film

HollywoodNews.com: Matt Damon’s Jason Bourne character will not be making an appearance in the next ‘Bourne’ film, so the next film will just pick up where it left off, but without him. Damon previously said he would not do another film without Paul Greengrass attached, so director and writer Tony Gilroy[...]

Matt Damon could be swayed to ‘Bourne’ with Gilroy as director

HollywoodNews.com: With Warner Bros. ecstatic today about Zack Snyder’s involvement with its “Superman” reboot, Universal had its own franchise horn to toot. Tony Gilroy, the beloved screenwriter of the Jason Bourne films, will be taking the directorial reigns of the fourth film, “The Bourne Legacy.” Gilroy has yet to crank[...]

Redbox goes Blu; offers hi-def discs in half its retail spots

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: The “Box” continues to rock when it comes to home video rentals. Redbox officially announced that it has begun offering Blu-ray discs in its retail machines for $1.50 a night, according to the Hollywood Reporter. The company, which notoriously charges a single dollar for a DVD rental, had been[...]

Simon Cowell to be honored by BAFTA

Hollywoodnews.com: Simon Cowell will be lauded by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts at the BAFTA Television Awards. The “American Idol” judge and creator will receive a special award for shepherding talent on June 6. According to the Hollywood Reporter, John Willis, chair of BAFTA’s TV committee,[...]
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