The Call Sheet sifts through the day's glut of Hollywood news to find the stories even non-industry types care about. Today: A new Bourne movie without the Bourne, Carrie Bradshaw rides again, and so do Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson.
Here is a trailer for the new Bourne movie The Bourne Legacy, about Jason Bourne living quietly in Kansas and taking walks and reading the paper and dating a nice gal who works at the local lunch counter. Well, maybe that's what he's doing! We don't know! The point is, this Bourne movie is not about Jason Bourne at all, but rather a new renegade superspy played by Jeremy Renner. Joan Allen and David Strathairn are back as their same parts from the previous movies, but the main guy and the story are different. So that could stink potentially, but we don't think it will. Tony Gilroy, who wrote the previous three Bourne movies, has written and directed this one, so that is promising. Plus it's a great cast. There are the aforementioned people, plus Rachel Weisz, Albert Finney, Edward Norton, Corey Stoll, and, in one scene at least, Juliette Simone herself, Donna Murphy! That's a pretty exciting group and this is a pretty exciting trailer, so we're just gonna go ahead and be excited about this. If you don't like it you'll just have to beat us up with a rolled-up magazine.
So that was good news, here is slightly less good news. You know how The Carrie Diaries, a Sex and the City prequel, is going to be a new show on The CW? Yeah, it is. So they're now teasing sorta details about the show and this is one of them, from CW's head of programming: "Basically how we frame the show is: ‘Carrie at 16 found her first love and it’s not a boy — it’s Man-hattan.’ The other unique aspect is obviously the time period.” So wait, CW's head of programming is Samantha Jones? Because only Samantha Jones says "Man-hattan." So that should be... interesting. It will be weird to watch Carrie flirt with Manhattan and go on dates with Manhattan and make out with Manhattan ("Hey lady, don't kiss the subway! That's freakin' horrible!"), but that's what the show is going to be, so we'll just have to deal with it. Carrie's "first time" with Manhattan will be awkward ("Aw, geez, lady, what're you doin' to that fire hydrant? This is a frickin' disastuh!") but as Samantha would say, "When in Rome, do a Roman." No idea what that has to do with this situation, but there it is. [Entertainment Weekly]