Bourne 5: Alicia Vikander teases 'action-driven' role in Matt Damon film
We’ve already seen Matt Damon’s return as Jason Bourne, but what of his costar Alicia Vikander? While details are still scarce, the Danish Girl Oscar nominee teased she has an action-heavy role in the fifth Bourne film.
Speaking with The Wrap, Vikander said, “I’m not doing the conventional action but I’m very action-driven in this film. But it’s not in the way most people would think.”
She continued, “I came from Sweden where it’s like 30, 40 people, and here on The Danish Girl, doing a British film, it’s 100, and then you end up on these sets, and I know on Monday or Tuesday we’re going to have 1,600 extras just in one scene.”
Damon told EW that we find Jason Bourne “in a dark and tortured place” in Bourne 5. “There’s been the financial collapse, the great recession, all these issues of cyberwarfare and civil liberties.”
Continuing with The Wrap, Vikander said, “I hadn’t met Matt, I was just the biggest fan. He’s very funny on set and then he’s just extremely cool as Bourne, but we all know that.”
Bourne 5 is scheduled for release on July 9.