Jeremy Renner may be the new face of the Bourne franchise, but fans of the first three movies have been holding out hope that Matt Damon would return at some point.
We know that Damon won't be in The Bourne Legacy, but what about in a fifth Bourne movie? As Legacy approaches its August 10 release date, that's a question that Damon has been answering a lot lately. In short, his response is, "maybe, but probably not."
Though Damon has repeatedly said that he'd be open to returning to the franchise if there's a strong script, he still contends that if he can't make one that's up to par with the previous films, "we really should leave it alone." He also thinks that he could be out if Legacy is too good.
"Tony [Gilroy] is really smart, he's a really good writer and a really good director and I'm sure he's made a good movie. The question will be if they can franchise that movie, because if they can, then they'll be done with me. They'll just keep making those."
All signs point to Legacy having a healthy opening. Initial estimates have the film opening to around $40 million, which would place it behind Supremacy ($52.5 mil) and Ultimatum ($69.2 mil) in the Bourne opening weekend rankings.
Would you like to see Damon return to the Bourne franchise at some point or has his character's story arc been sufficiently flushed out in the first three movies?
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Matt Damon, The Bourne Legacy
Of course we need to bring in Actor Matt Damon back into the fold of the BOURNE movies which his a very big part of the hit Franchise. His spectacular!!! I shall see the new "Bourne Legacy" movie: I like Actor Jeremy Renner, his gonna do awesome in it...'they have a connection somehow that will be explained in the new movie.
Bring Damon back! It's his role. He's America's secret agent man. Fighting scenes are awesome with Damon. He has the look........that's his title.
It would be cool to see both Matt Damon and Jeremy Renner together. But the only question I have if some one on here can help me. I know Jeremy Renner is a different character and not having following the books, why would they keep the name of the movie intact with Bourne name? Isn't Jason Bourne Matt Damon's character?
I love the idea of having a movie down the line with both characters. Renner and Damon...That would be maybe too bad *** though
Bring back Matt Damon. He is our American James Bond. Same initials but twice the power.
I know Damon has said he sees no reason for him to return to the franchise since his character got out, but imagine Jeremy Renner's character pulling him back in.
"Welcome to the party, pal."
"I am serious... and don't call me Shirley."
"When am I gonna learn how to punch?"
"These go to eleven."
"Benjamin, have you ever been severely beaten about the face & neck?"
"Just keep swimming, swimming, swimming."
"You're gonna need a bigger boat."
"Jessica's got cable."
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