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Angelina Jolie Is the Next Jason Bourne

No, there's not a gender switch-up in a fourth Bourne movie...
Instead, Angelina Jolie is in talks to play real-life intelligence operative Kathi Lynn Austin, a contractor for the U.N. Security Council. Austin has had "adventures in arms trafficking and terrorism" in Africa, Europe, Southeast Asia and Central America.

The story will be this:
According to Variety, "The drama will focus on a fictional arms dealer inspired by Victor Bout, the shadowy Russian who is considered one of the world's most prolific dealers in illegal munitions."

What's this about Bourne, then?
Jolie's manager Geyer Kosinski came up with this idea after searching for "a premise that's rooted in reality and has franchise potential." The hope is that this movie will become like the Bourne series — but with a lady.


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moon-rose moon-rose 8 years
good for her
Saustin123 Saustin123 8 years
Considering this movie is based on my sister's life, (kathi Lynn Austin) I am excited that Angelina has agreed to play this part!!!
pintsized pintsized 8 years
Meat on her bones first.
raieven raieven 8 years
There can be only one Jason Bourne.
Emma412 Emma412 8 years
I don't know what everyone else thinks, but I think she's kinda boring when it comes to picking movies. I think many of her parts have been similar to each other
Neuroticone Neuroticone 8 years
Not many women can play the bad ass roles. Angelina just rocks at them. She has branched and done other types of roles: A Might Heart, The Good Shepard, Shark Tales, Beyond Borders, ....
LaLa0428 LaLa0428 8 years
Pretty cool, who's more of a badass than Angelina Jolie?
Karma-Co Karma-Co 8 years
She rocks when she plays a bada$$ weilding a weapon or something...
Estelle07 Estelle07 8 years
She's good at this type of role so why should she switch? Angelina Jolie in a sappy rom-com? That would really give people something to bitch about. And people who say she's not a good actress clearly haven't seen many of her films. Yes, sometimes she is lazy with her choice of roles (Alexander, anyone? *shudders*) but when she get's it right, there aren't many better actresses around today.
bellechic bellechic 8 years
awesome... I loved her in tomb raider and her other action flicks. plus, i loved the bourne series as well
demeter demeter 8 years
I'm so over her too. She's not a great actress, and she's overrated.
Marci Marci 8 years
I'm in the group that's bored with her.
figurine figurine 8 years
Cool, I need a good reason to go to the movies. :D
californiagirlx7 californiagirlx7 8 years
I love Angelina, but she needs stop doing so many action movies or serious dramatic roles. Switch it up a bit sometimes.
emalove emalove 8 years
She doesn't bother me at all, I like her. I especially loved her in Mr. & Mrs. Smith. And Girl Interrupted. I like how she doesn't the same ol' predictable, boring romantic comedies like so many other actresses these days.
aeschere aeschere 8 years
ah i'm still crazy about her! i have to give this movie at least a chance :D
Zahara-Pitt Zahara-Pitt 8 years
good to see a woman lead in an action franchise :)
MellyBChappyChap MellyBChappyChap 8 years
I too am a little tired of Angelina the actress. She plays one note, ultra sexy. It's either sexy crazy person or sexy assassin. I laughed out loud at the trailer for her new movie. The one with all the slow-motion gun escapades.
caramelqtee75 caramelqtee75 8 years
Nitachequita Nitachequita 8 years
While I think Angelina used to be a good actress (Gia, anyone?), I'm so sick of her and can't see past Angelina-the-celebrity in any of her movie roles. Pass.
WhatTheFrockBlog WhatTheFrockBlog 8 years
I am so bored with her. I mean, I still admire all the humanitarian work she's done, but I'm tired of her career and personal life. I'll definitely be skipping this franchise.
LuciLu LuciLu 8 years
aww, im excited for this! she isnt the romantic comedy type... and she likes her dramas... good for her! :)
nyaradzom2001 nyaradzom2001 8 years
Lizzard you aren't she really needs to try out another genre, like really. Hasn't she done enough of these yet? But since they are her best successes since she her serious acting fares flop maybe she shouldn't ruin a good thing.
Lizzard214 Lizzard214 8 years
I realize I am probably so alone on this, but I am over Angelina! She is not a very good actress. But, with that said, she is definitely at home in the action genre so I'm sure this will be fine (I just won't be seeing it).
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