Jeremy Renner steps in for Matt Damon as the lead in this week’s The Bourne Legacy, which promises to shake up the spy franchise and send it spiraling off into an exciting new direction.
Bourne thus follows in the footsteps of the venerable James Bond franchise, which received a transfusion of new blood via the casting of Daniel Craig in Casino Royale, as well as a less jocular, more serious tone.
What other franchises could benefit from a shake-up or reboot?
Universal planning Timecop reboot (Yesterday, May 23, 2013) - With studios continuing to raid their vaults for vintage action franchises to reboot, Universal has stumbled upon sci-fi caper Timecop, and has decided it’s time for an update. Set in the near future, the original flick plays out in a world where time travel has become possible, but is strictly regulated... read more