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The Bourne Legacy in the Philippines

In movies on January 11, 2012 at 11:27 am

When I first heard of the news that the fourth installment to The Bourne sequel is set to shoot in different locations around the Philippines,got really excited.What! Matt Damon aka Jason Bourne is going to be here? Whoa! Unfortunately his role as CIA assassin is suffering from extreme memory loss,maybe the reason why he forgot that he still has to do this fourth movie. 🙂 Well,after The Bourne Identity,The Bourne Supremacy and The Bourne Ultimatum,with or without Damon,this series is “bourne to be alive” . 🙂 Jeremy Renner,who starred with Tom Cruise in Mission Impossible-Ghost Protocol,steps up as the new CIA agent Aaron Cross.The film will be shot in these locations:

1. Intramuros

2. Navotas Fishport

3.Marikina Market (San Andres Market)

4.Ramon Magsaysay Boulevard

5.Ayala Avenue,Makati

6.Nagtahan, (Pasay Taft)

7.Jones Bridge

8. Palawan

These will be some of the highlights: A car chase scene along Rotonda,Pasay Taft; motorcycle chase in Jones Bridge,Binondo Manila; a helicopter scene over Pasig River and the movie ending is set in picturesque Palawan. For sure,the Metro Manila Development Authority or the MMDA will have its hands full as to the crowd control and the re-routing of traffic (cameras roll today,January 11) But this is a big boost to the Philippine tourism industry. Hope I can catch a glimpse of the cast which also includes Rachel Weisz and Edward Norton.