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Paul Greengrass: James Bond Was Influenced By Jason Bourne

Paul Greengrass believes the James Bond franchise was directly influenced by the Jason Bourne films.The 64-year-old filmmaker has helmed three movies in the Matt Damon-led action series and believes that those action movies provided a...

Matt Damon: Jason Bourne Is Crucial To My Career

Matt Damon thinks it's impossible to overstate the importance of Jason Bourne to his career.The 44-year-old actor - who's starred in three movies in the 'Bourne' franchise, the last of which was in 2007 -...

Matt Damon 'Waited For The World To Change' Before Bourne Return

Matt Damon had to ''wait for the world to change'' before reprising his role in the 'Bourne' franchise. The 44-year-old actor hasn't appeared on our screens as Jason Bourne since 2007, when he disappeared at...

Jimi Hendrix Biopic Moving Forward

The Captain Phillips moviemaker initially signed on for the untitled film four years ago, but at the time, Hendrix estate executors would not release the rights to the late guitarist's music....

Paul Greengrass Aims To Make Hollywood's True '1984' Adaptation

For such an influential and powerful novel, Hollywood has always struggled to get on with George Orwell's dystopian tale, Nineteen Eighty-Four. The eighties version with John Hurt as Winston Smith and Richard Burton as O'Brien...

Paul Greengrass To Direct 1984

Paul Greengrass will direct the '1984' film.According to Deadline, the 59-year-old director has been hired by Sony Pictures to helm the latest big screen version of George Orwell's dystopian novel, which was first published in...

Jason Bourne Will Return With Matt Damon Reprising His Role In The Franchise

Jason Bourne will return and Matt Damon will be reprising his role as the troubled former secret agent.Matt Damon starred in three of the four Bourne movies.Read More: Matt Damon Open To More Bourne Movies...

Matt Damon And Paul Greengrass To Return For Fifth 'Bourne' Movie

Matt Damon is to return to play Jason Bourne in the fifth movie in the spy-thriller franchise, with director Paul Greengrass also returning. It will be the duo's third film in the series and is...

Matt Damon Open To More 'Bourne' Movies: Will He Team Up With Jeremy Renner?

Matt Damon has revealed that not only would he be happy to reprise his career-defining role of Jason Bourne in the butt-kicking, Bond-esque blockbusters but that he and director Paul Greengrass would have already started...

Empire Film Awards: James Mcavoy, Emma Thompson, 'Gravity,' And 'The Hobbit' Take Home The Silver

Some of the biggest names in film were out last night for the Jameson Empire Film Awards, which saw the year's biggest and best movies awarded for a storming year in filmmaking. Voted for by...

'Captain Phillips' And 'Her' Snaffle Writing Awards

In a strong indication as to what film might prevail in the writing category come Oscar night, ‘Her’ and ‘Captain Phillips’ were awarded top honours by the Writers Guild last night Saturday, Feb 1, according...

10 Best Films Of 2013

10. Behind The Candelabra - Sadly consigned to TV in America, this Liberace biopic's lavish production design deserves to be projected on the biggest screen possible. As do great performances from Michael Douglas, Matt Damon...

Paul Greengrass To Receive Variety Title At British Independent Film Awards

The Bourne Supremacy director Paul Greengrass is set to be feted with a top prize at the British Independent Film Awards next month (Dec13) in recognition of his global success.The Oscar-nominated filmmaker will receive the...

'Jackass Present: Bad Grandpa' Looks Like The Early Favourite To Top Weekend Box Office

Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa is predicted to earn close to $30 million at the box office in it's opening weekend, according to Deadline, making it the most likely candidate to finish at the top of...

A Tom Hanks Tour-de-force, But Was 'Captain Phillips' Really A Hero?

Tom Hanks is winning plaudits left, right and center for his portrayal of merchant mariner Captain Richard Phillips in Paul Greengrass's critically acclaimed movie. The Hollywood actor's performance as the titular hero who stood up...

Next Stop, Oscars? Jamie Foxx To Play Martin Luther King In Oliver Stone Biopic

Jamie Foxx, the actor who won the Academy Award for best actor for his portrayal of Ray Charles, will take on another of America's heroic figures when he plays Martin Luther King in Oliver Stone's...

'Captain Phillips' Is A Biopic Done Right, Say The Critics: Review Round-up

Based on the book A Captain's Duty: Somali Pirates, Navy SEALs, and Dangerous Days at Sea, the real-life story of when Cpt. Richard Phillip was taken hostage by Somali pirates in 2009, Captain Phillips has...

So Far, It's Been Smooth Sailing For Tom Hanks' Intense Biographical Thriller "Captain Phillips"

Far from taking it easy his diabetes diagnoses, Tom Hanks is in the midst of promoting his upcoming action thriller, Captain Phillips. The Paul Greengrass directed film tells the story of Captain Richard Phillips, a...

Tom Hanks Rules Out Any Future "Weight Gain Roles" Following Diabetes Diagnosis

During a recent appearance on CBS's The Late Show with David Letterman, Tom Hanks appeared as a guest and had a totally unexpected announcement for the host and audience; that he is suffering from type...

Why Tom Hanks Could Win His Second Oscar For 'Captain Phillips'

Captain Phillips has sailed gently into the Oscars race this year, creeping up on Twelve Years a Slave, American Hustle and Gravity with a handful of positive screenings at the festivals and praise for its...

A Week In Movies: Big Films Hit Britain, New York Premieres For Hanks And The Coens, Statham Fights Back

Two big British films hit UK cinemas this week. After storming the Scottish box office last weekend and garnering rave reviews across the board, Filth arrives in the rest of the country this week. Based...

Tom Hanks' 'Captain Phillips' Kicks Off 51st New York Film Festival

Tom Hank's 'Captain Phillips' Kick Off 51st New York Film Festival world Premiere of 'Captain Phillips' that screened at Lincoln's Center's Alice Tully Hall.}Tom Hanks starring as Captain PhillipsBritain's Paul Greengrass directed the intense real-life...

Forest Whitaker Found The Butler 'Difficult'

Forest Whitaker found playing Cecil Gaines in 'The Butler' the most ''difficult'' of his career.The Oscar-winning actor admits playing the film's central protagonist in Lee Daniel's movie was intimating because of the challenging techniques he...

Paul Greengrass Urges U.k. Officials To Step In Over Failed Studio Expansion Plans

British director Paul Greengrass has urged officials in the U.K. to intervene after plans to expand the iconic Pinewood Studios were rejected, insisting it is in the "national interest" of the country to boost the...

Real Life Pirates Of The Caribbean In Tom Hanks Starring 'Captain Phillips' [Trailer]

He was held hostage by Somali pirates four years, in what was one of the most highest profile incidents of piracy in centuries, so it's natural that of course Hollywood have gone and made a...

Matt Damon Wants To Reprise Bourne Role

Matt Damon wants to reboot the 'Bourne' franchise.The 'Promised Land' actor admits he has approached screenwriter Jonah Nolan to brainstorm ideas for a new storyline helmed by original director Paul Greengrass which would enable his...

Jeremy Renner: I Didn't Want To Replace Matt Damon In 'Legacy'

Jeremy Renner has revealed that he would have instantly turned down the lead role in 'The Bourne Legacy' had the part been Matt Damon's Jason Bourne. Renner plays new secret agent Aaron Cross in the...

Can Jeremy Renner Better Matt Damon In 'The Bourne Legacy'

Eyebrows were raised when Universal Pictures announced it would be continuing the 'Bourne' franchise without its lead star Matt Damon. However, director Tony Gilroy is hoping to prove the doubters wrong with Hollywood star Jeremy...

Jeremy Renner Wants Bourne Film With Matt Damon

Jeremy Renner wants to do a Bourne film starring both him and Matt Damon. The actor-and-musician has replaced Matt as the hero in the fourth instalment of the spy thriller franchise - although he is...

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