An expansion of the universe from Robert Ludlum's novels, centered on a new hero whose stakes have been triggered by the events of the previous three films. Aaron Cross, a new hero, experiences life-or-death stakes that have been triggered by previous events. Directed by Tony Gilroy. Stars Jeremy Renner as Aaron Cross, Edward Norton, Rachel Weisz and David Strathairn.
It's been five years since The Bourne Ultimatum solidified Matt Damon's Jason Bourne as the definitive super spy. The character was such a revelation that even James Bond couldn't help biting his style. Now, without Damon or director Paul Greengrass, The Bourne Legacy continues the series with a new character and some big shoes to fill. With series' scribe Tony Gilroy taking on double duty in the director's chair and Jeremy Renner filling the lead role, Legacy arrives with an almost impossible amount of expectations. Renner plays Aaron Cross, a new breed of spy born from an offshoot of Treadstone, the project that created Jason Bourne. As the events of The Bourne Ultimatum send ripples throughout the espionage community, the CIA initiates a slash and burn... Read Review