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Rachel Weisz may be the new Bourne girl

May. 10, 2011by: Dave Davis

Just last week, we told you that sexy and talented actress Rachel Weisz might be getting a bit witchy in Sam Raimi's OZ THE GREAT AND POWERFUL.

Now she could dealing with less fantastical action and espionage in the pseudo-sequel THE BOURNE LEGACY.

Jeremy Renner is the Damon replacement, ""an operative from a covert government program that is even more dangerous than the Treadstone brainwashing program that hatched Bourne."

There's no word on what Weisz' character might be -- is she the new variant of Franka Potente, an innocent lady inadvertently caught up in the chaos? Or perhaps more sinister, a devious female agent from the same Bourne program? I genuinely don't know!

Writer-director Tony Gilroy (MICHAEL CLAYTON) and Universal are piecing together the movie for a release in Summer 2012. Deadline says that it's conceivable Weisz could do both OZ and LEGACY, depending on their filming schedules, but that she's inching closer to BOURNE.

Extra Tidbit: Which would you rather see Weisz star in?
Source: Deadline

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1:22PM on 05/11/2011
I'd watch her in anything
I'd watch her in anything
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11:53AM on 05/11/2011
"Which would you rather see Weisz star in?"

The one where sheŽd look the hottest in.
"Which would you rather see Weisz star in?"

The one where sheŽd look the hottest in.
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7:56AM on 05/11/2011

Tidbit

Maybe something by vivid video? Too much to ask for?
Maybe something by vivid video? Too much to ask for?
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3:52AM on 05/11/2011
Are there really enough people out there that need more Bourne? If the need was so great why didn't they just make a generic cable series version? The films all felt like made for t.v. films to me anyway. The idea of another Bourne film makes me want to curl up into a ball and nap.
Are there really enough people out there that need more Bourne? If the need was so great why didn't they just make a generic cable series version? The films all felt like made for t.v. films to me anyway. The idea of another Bourne film makes me want to curl up into a ball and nap.
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1:40AM on 05/11/2011
Weisz is hot. Not too sure about the movie. But...did you really call her a girl? This should be titled:

rachel weisz may be the new bourne WOMAN.
Weisz is hot. Not too sure about the movie. But...did you really call her a girl? This should be titled:

rachel weisz may be the new bourne WOMAN.
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10:39AM on 05/11/2011
Bond Girl, Bourne Girl, you get it. either way, she is one fine specimen iyam.
Bond Girl, Bourne Girl, you get it. either way, she is one fine specimen iyam.
11:50PM on 05/10/2011

Eh.

I like Renner as much as the next guy but I'm getting a little tired of him. Especially with the amount of roles he already has coming up. Would have liked to of seen someone else take on the new Bourne. As for Weisz, she will be good as always.
I like Renner as much as the next guy but I'm getting a little tired of him. Especially with the amount of roles he already has coming up. Would have liked to of seen someone else take on the new Bourne. As for Weisz, she will be good as always.
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11:40PM on 05/10/2011

fuck this

you know, the concept doesn't sound half bad... BUT DON'T CALL IT BOURNE

even if Renner's character isn't called Bourne (the first smart decision they can make), it seems the movie still will be CALLED The Bourne Legacy... NO

It has nothing to do with Bourne, and all Bourne ever was was a name, not the name of the PROGRAM -- so they better not try and pass it off as the name of the program like it seems from this new bit of info...

tidbit: the other movie. Actually no wait, The Mummy
you know, the concept doesn't sound half bad... BUT DON'T CALL IT BOURNE

even if Renner's character isn't called Bourne (the first smart decision they can make), it seems the movie still will be CALLED The Bourne Legacy... NO

It has nothing to do with Bourne, and all Bourne ever was was a name, not the name of the PROGRAM -- so they better not try and pass it off as the name of the program like it seems from this new bit of info...

tidbit: the other movie. Actually no wait, The Mummy 3.

Tomb of the Dragon Emperor didn't count.
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11:25PM on 05/10/2011
Both, hope things work out for the two projects.
Both, hope things work out for the two projects.
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11:13PM on 05/10/2011
Stopped reading this article when I realized it was Bourne and not Bond.

I couldn't be less interested in another Bourne movie.
Stopped reading this article when I realized it was Bourne and not Bond.

I couldn't be less interested in another Bourne movie.
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10:24PM on 05/10/2011

Skeptical

I'm not really sure about this yet even with the great cast they seem to be lining up. Why does it have to be a Bourne movie? Just make a new franchise!

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I'm not really sure about this yet even with the great cast they seem to be lining up. Why does it have to be a Bourne movie? Just make a new franchise!

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11:42PM on 05/10/2011
yes! Even if it were in the same universe as the Bourne movies I wouldn't care... AS LONG AS THEY DON'T CALL IT BOURNE (and as long as there's not someone called Bourne in it that isn't Matt Damon)
yes! Even if it were in the same universe as the Bourne movies I wouldn't care... AS LONG AS THEY DON'T CALL IT BOURNE (and as long as there's not someone called Bourne in it that isn't Matt Damon)
10:07PM on 05/10/2011
Hes super hot...I'll watch her in anything...
Hes super hot...I'll watch her in anything...
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1:42AM on 05/11/2011
What???
What???
9:57PM on 05/10/2011
Excited for this!
Excited for this!
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