THE BOURNE LEGACY – Production Notes - I Watch Mike
the all-star ensemble cast. His additional movie credits include Memphis Belle; A Map of the World; Simon Birch; Lost in Yonkers; Missing in America; Michael Hoffman’s adaptation of A Midsummer Night’s Dream; Philip Kaufman’s Twisted; HBO’s The Notorious Bettie Page; The Tempest, starring opposite Helen Mirren; and the role of Noah Vosen in The Bourne Ultimatum, directed by Paul Greengrass. He has also maintained a high profile in the theatrical world, with roles in venues such as the Manhattan Theatre Club, the New York Shakespeare Festival, SoHo Rep., the Hartford Stage Company, The Ensemble Studio Theatre and the Seattle Repertory Theatre. Strathairn was recently seen in HBO’s Hemingway & Gellhorn, starring opposite Clive Owen and Nicole Kidman, and will be seen in Steven Spielberg’s upcoming biopic Lincoln. For a kid from the streets of Pittsburgh, SCOTT GLENN (Ezra Kramer) has a long list of indelible western characters to his credit. Tall Tale, Silverado, My Heroes Have Always Been Cowboys and his star-making turn as the convict cowboy in Urban Cowboy have shown that he is as comfortable in the saddle as he is in more urban and, occasionally, urbane roles. In 2001, Glenn teamed with Joaquin Phoenix and Anna Paquin in the gritty Buffalo Soldiers. Other colorful Glenn characterizations of men of brutal strength include his work in Martin Campbell’s Vertical Limit and Antoine Fuqua’s Training Day. Glenn has been regarded as an actor of unique reality and power since director James Bridges’ Urban Cowboy first brought him to audiences’ attention, and he has since been highly regarded in such films as Philip Kaufman’s The Right Stuff, Lawrence – 44 – Kasdan’s Silverado, Robert Towne’s Personal Best, Ron Howard’s Backdraft, Francis Ford Coppola’s Apocalypse Now, Jonathan Demme’s The Silence of the Lambs, John Frankenheimer’s The Challenge, John McTiernan’s The Hunt for Red October and Edward Zwick’s Courage Under Fire. Glenn was also seen in Lee Daniels’ The Paperboy, starring Matthew McConaughey, Nicole Kidman and Zac Efron, which premiered at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival; Lasse Hallström’s The Shipping News; Freedom Writers, opposite Hilary Swank; Camille, with James Franco; and the romantic drama Nights in Rodanthe, opposite Diane Lane and Richard Gere. Glenn’s other recent films include Secretariat, with Diane Lane; Puerto Vallarta Squeeze, with Harvey Keitel; Oliver Stone’s W., in which he played Donald Rumsfeld; and The Bourne Ultimatum, in which he originated the role of CIA director Ezra Kramer. Glenn recently wrapped filming the thriller Red Machine, starring James Marsden and Thomas Jane.
ABOUT THE FILMMAKERS TONY GILROY (Directed by/Screenplay by/ Story by) made his feature film directorial debut with Michael Clayton, which earned seven Oscar ® nominations, including one for Best Picture. The film garnered him Academy Award ® nominations for Best Director and Best Original Screen play, as well as Directors Guild and Writers Guild award nominations. The writer/director/ producer then followed Michael Clayton with his second directorial effort based on his own screenplay, the critically acclaimed thriller Duplicity, starring Julia Roberts and Clive Owen. A veteran screenwriter, Gilroy also spent seven years work ing on the first three Bourne films: The Bourne Identity, The Bourne Supremacy and The Bourne Ultimatum. Gilroy has also written three screenplays for director Taylor Hackford: Dolores Claiborne, based on the novel by Stephen King and starring Kathy Bates and Jennifer Jason Leigh; The Devil’s Advocate, starring Keanu Reeves, Al Pacino and Charlize Theron; and Proof of Life, starring Russell Crowe and Meg Ryan, which Gilroy also executive produced. Gilroy also co-wrote the screenplay for Universal Pictures’ State of Play, starring Russell Crowe, Rachel McAdams and Ben Affleck. Gilroy’s additional writing credits include Michael Bay’s blockbuster Armageddon, starring Bruce Willis, Ben Affleck, Liv Tyler and Billy Bob Thornton; Michael Apted’s Extreme Measures, starring Gene Hackman, Hugh Grant and Sarah Jessica Parker; and The Cutting Edge, starring D.B. Sweeney and Moira Kelly. Raised in upstate New York, Gilroy is the son of Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and filmmaker Frank – 45 – D. Gilroy. His brother Dan Gilroy is a screenwriter who co-wrote the screenplay for The Bourne Legacy, and his brother John Gilroy is a film editor who also worked on Michael Clayton, Duplicity and The Bourne Legacy. DAN GILROY (Screenplay by) is a graduate of Dartmouth College. Among his most prominent feature-film writing credits are The Fall, Two for the Money and the recent box-office hit Real Steel, starring Hugh Jackman. As an executive producer, Gilroy’s credits include Two for the Money. Gilroy is from an artistically creative family that includes his Tony Award- and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright father, Frank D. Gilroy (The Subject Was Roses), and acclaimed film editor brother John Gilroy (Miracle, Michael Clayton, Salt, Warrior). The Bourne Legacy marks his first screenwriting collaboration with his writer/director brother Tony Gilroy. Gilroy is a native of California and lives in Santa Monica with his wife, actress Rene Russo, and their daughter. With more than 70 films to his credit, FRANK MARSHALL (Produced by) is a visionary producer who has helped shape American film. He is also an acclaimed director and active participant in public service and sports. Marshall’s credits as a producer include some of the most successful and enduring films of all time, including Poltergeist, Gremlins, The Goonies, The Color Purple, An American Tail, Empire of the Sun, Who Framed Roger Rabbit, the Back to the Future trilogy, The Sixth Sense, Seabiscuit, the Indiana Jones and Bourne franchises and, most recently, War Horse. Marshall’s films have been nominated for a multitude of Academy Awards ®, including Best Picture for Raiders of the Lost Ark, in 1982, and The Color Purple, in 1986, which he produced with Steven Spielberg, Quincy Jones and Kathleen Kennedy, his wife. M. Night Shyamalan’s 1999 box-office smash