Bourne Legacy Premiere, a set on Flickr.
The much-awaited Asian premiere of the Hollywood spy-thriller film Bourne Legacy was held Sunday, August 5, 2012 at the state-of-the-art Newport Performing Arts Theater, Resorts World Manila. The â€˜by invitationâ€™ red carpet premiere was graced by the filmâ€™s producer Mr. Patrick Crowley, Solar Entertainment President Mr. Wilson Tieng, Local Producer Mr. Lope â€œJunâ€ Juban Jr., and Resorts World Manilaâ€™s Executive Vice President, Mr. Stephen Reilly.
Mr. Crowley greeted more than a thousand fans and relayed in his speech how Manila joins other international cities Paris, Prague, Rome, Moscow, Berlin, London, and Madrid in the league of cities where the filmâ€™s action-packed scenes were shot, setting the City of Manila as the new thrill ride of the Billion-dollar Bourne franchise. A video message from the lead stars Jeremy Renner, Rachel Weisz and Edward Norton with the film director, Tony Gilroy was also played prior to the actual screening. Local actors Lou Veloso and John Arcilla who were part of the filmâ€™s cast and other VIPs and members of the media also attended the star-studded event.
The fourth installment of the Bourne film franchise stars Jeremy Renner and Rachel Weisz, with fellow Bourne newcomers Edward Norton, Stacy Keach and Oscar Isaac, also joining them are franchise veterans Albert Finney, Joan Allen, David Strathairn and Scott Glenn reprising their roles.
The Philippine premiere of The Bourne Legacy was made possible by United International Pictures and Solar Entertainment, in partnership with Resorts World Manila and Megaworld Lifestyle Malls.
Regular screening of The Bourne Legacy will be at the Newport Cinemas, Resorts World Manila starting August 8, 2012. For tickets or movie schedules, visit www.rwmanila.com or call the Tourist/Visitor Hotline at (632) 836-6333.