Tag Archives: Tony Gilroy

“Birdman”, “Boyhood”, “Nightcrawler”, and “Selma” lead the 30th Spirit Awards nominations

Just a few moments ago, the 2015 Independent Spirit Awards announced their nominations for their 30th annual ceremony, once again providing a mix of future Academy Award nominees and smaller contenders getting their moment in the sun. In terms of the former, Birdman (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) lead the[...]

The Bourne Legacy the top film with $40 million

HollywoodNews.com: To the surprise of no one, the top film of the weekend was The Bourne Legacy. With $40 million, the fourth entry in the ten-year old franchise opened well above the $27 million debut of The Bourne Identity during June 2002, but that’s mostly due to ten years of[...]

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[...]

“Bourne” sequel bringing back Joan Allen, Albert Finney

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Matt Damon might not be returning to the “Bourne” franchise, which he carried for three thrilling films, but the ice-cold bureaucrats hot on the amnesic spy’s tail will stay the same. Joan Allen and Albert Finney are negotiating to play government agents pursuing Jason Bourne as[...]

Ed Norton eyeing villain role in “Bourne” reboot

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: If Universal Studios gets its way, the new Jason Bourne will face off against the incredible Hulk in their franchise reboot. Not literally – though that would be a pretty badass mash up. Instead, Jeremy Renner (who is replacing Matt Damon in the Tony Gilroy-directed “The[...]

Jeremy Renner may fill “Bourne” shoes

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Jeremy Renner’s currently helping Tom Cruise resurrect the dormant “Mission: Impossible” franchise. Could he also be planning on picking up the baton from Matt Damon on another signature adventure franchise? The Oscar nominee reportedly has been offered the starring role in the next “Bourne” film, according[...]

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[...]

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[...]

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[...]