THE BOURNE LEGACY – Production Notes - I Watch Mike
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The narrative architect behind the Bourne film series, TONY GILROY, takes the helm in the next chapter of the hugely popular espionage franchise that has earned almost $1 billion at the global box office: The Bourne Legacy. Building on the foundation of the Bourne universe created by ROBERT LUDLUM, the writer/director expands the saga with an original story that reveals a larger conspiracy. Twelve years ago, audiences were introduced to Jason Bourne when he was pulled unconscious from JEREMY RENNER is Outcome agent Aaron Cross in The Bourne Legacy. – 17 – the Mediterranean. Over the course of three films, they followed his journey to survive and discover his identity. They watched his CIA handlers mount an increasingly desperate worldwide manhunt. They learned about the Treadstone program and Bourne’s special skills and abilities, and at the trilogy’s conclusion, they may have even felt the story was complete. The Bourne Legacy pulls back the curtain to expose a darker layer of intrigue, a deeper mythology, and a new hero who must battle to stay alive when his program suddenly becomes a liability.