‘Bourne Legacy’ to shoot in Manila

Hollywood film “Bourne Legacy,” the fourth installment of the “Bourne” film franchise, will be shot on location in different places of Metro Manila according to Metropolitan Manila Development Authority chairman Francis Tolentino.

In an interview with “Mornings @ ANC” on Tuesday, January 3, Tolentino said “Bourne Legacy” actors  Rachel Weisz and Jeremy Renner will come to the country to shoot some scenes, including a car chase along Pasay.

“Part of the script would be some car chase, I think si Rachel Weisz,” Tolentino said.

Locations for the shoot are Marikina City Market, San Andres Market, Navotas Fishport, Ramon Magsaysay Blvd., Ayala Avenue, Nagtahan, Pasay Taft, Intramuros and Jones Bridge. Tolentino hasn’t confirmed yet when the production outfit will start filming in Manila.

It was reported on May 2011 that director Tony Gilroy has chosen Manila as location for the “Bourne Legacy.” Matt Damon starred as Jason Bourne in the first three installments of the film.”

According to IMDB, Renner will play a new character, CIA operative Aaron Cross. The film also stars Edward Norton.

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