'The Bourne Legacy' Announced and Detailed for Blu-ray

Posted Fri Oct 19, 2012 at 11:00 AM PDT by

The thrilling continuation of the widely-popular Bourne franchise will explode on Blu-ray this December!

In an early announcement to retailers, Universal Studios says 'The Bourne Legacy' will have a Blu-ray release on December 11.

On the verge of having their conspiracy exposed, members of the government’s intelligence community will stop at nothing to erase all evidence of their top secret programs in 'The Bourne Legacy.' Inspired by master storyteller Robert Ludlum’s immensely popular books, 'The Bourne Legacy' takes the action-packed Bourne series to an explosive new level. With his life in jeopardy, agent Aaron Cross (Jeremy Renner) must use his genetically-engineered skills to survive the ultimate game of cat-and-mouse and finish what Jason Bourne started.

For more than a decade, movie audiences worldwide have been enthralled by undercover agent Jason Bourne. A compelling mixture of riveting suspense, breathtaking action and shocking intrigue, 'The Bourne Legacy' is the next thrilling original chapter in the hugely popular espionage franchise that has earned over $1 billion at the global box office. Director Tony Gilroy ('Michael Clayton'), screenwriter for the entire Bourne film series, steps behind the camera for the fourth installment. The film features a distinguished cast of compelling new faces and Bourne film favorites including Academy Award® nominee Jeremy Renner ('The Avengers,' 'The Hurt Locker'), Academy Award® winner Rachel Weisz ('The Mummy,' 'The Constant Gardener'), Academy Award® nominee Edward Norton ('The Incredible Hulk,' 'Moonrise Kingdom'), Stacy Keach ('American History X,' 'W.'), Academy Award® nominee Joan Allen ('The Bourne Supremacy'), Academy Award® nominee Albert Finney ('The Bourne Ultimatum'), Academy Award® nominee David Strathairn ('The Bourne Ultimatum') and Scott Glenn ('The Bourne Ultimatum,' 'Training Day'). The screenplay was co-written by Dan Gilroy and produced by Frank Marshall, Patrick Crowley, Jeffrey M. Weiner and Ben Smith.

The Blu-ray/DVD/Digital Copy combo pack and this will feature 1080p video, a DTS-HD Master Audio 7.1 soundtrack, and supplements include Feature Commentary with director/co-writer Tony Gilroy, co-writer Dan Gilroy, editor John Gilroy, director of photography Robert Elswit, second Unit director Dan Bradley and production designer Kevin Thompson; Deleted Scenes; Re-Bourne: Find out how co-writer/director Tony Gilroy, star Jeremy Renner and the rest of the creative team expanded the Bourne universe into a new film that reveals a larger, even more dangerous conspiracy; Capturing Chaos: The Motorbike Chase: Watch Jeremy Renner, Rachel Weisz and 2nd unit director Dan Bradley film the thrilling climactic motorcycle chase through the chaotic and insanely congested streets of Manila.

Blu-ray exclusives include: Enter Aaron Cross: Discover how Jeremy Renner prepared for the role of Aaron Cross; Crossing Continents: Legacy on Location—From the frigid snow peaks of Canada to the teeming urban streets of Manila, no location was out of bounds as a potential backdrop in The Bourne Legacy; Man vs. Wolf­: A look at the training and choreography it took to pull off the wolf sequence; Wolf Sequence Test: See the action of the thrilling wolf sequence at work; Moving Targets: Aaron and Marta: Director Tony Gilroy, stars Jeremy Renner, Rachel Weisz and others shed light on the two characters who propel the film’s intense combination of drama and action. They reveal their complementary styles of working and discuss how they forged the evolving, emotional heart of the film together.

Suggested list price for the Blu-ray is $34.98.

You can find the latest specs for 'The Bourne Legacy' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under December 11.

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The Bourne Legacy (Blu-ray)
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