On January 26, The Bourne Legacy stars Edward Norton and Jeremy Renner took part in a grand civil war scene shot at the historic walled city of Intramuros.
According to MJ Marfori’s report for Interaksyon, hundreds of foreign extras and soldiers gathered at the fortified city to recreate a civil war scene in South America.
Several streets in Intramuros including Sta. Lucia, Real, Anda, Arsobispo and Victoria were closed to traffic yesterday.
The said report also indicated that Raymond Gutierrez, Georgina Wilson, Karla Humphries and Solenn Heussaff were spotted in Intramuros. Georgina and Solenn have previously expressed their admiration for the Hollywood actor through their Twitter accounts.
Oscar nominee Edward Norton has appeared in critically acclaimed films such as Primal Fear, American History X and The People vs Larry Flynt.
Filipino actor Lou Veloso had the chance to do a scene with Rachel Weisz. In an interview with ABS-CBN, Lou disclosed: "Isa akong fisherman, tapos may anak ako. Naghahanap si Rachel ng tutulong sa kanya."
John Arcilla is also cast in the international spy thriller as a security guard. "Ang babait talaga nila, walang ere. Never ko naramdaman na Hollywood sila at local actor ako," he was quoted as saying in the said ABS-CBN report.
The cast and crew of The Bourne Legacy are expected to shoot scenes in Pasay City this Friday, January 27.
Marie Lozano of ABS-CBN revealed that the sequences to be shot this weekend include scenes at the MRT and a footbridge along EDSA that will reportedly make use of 1,500 extras.
Another A-list Hollywood actor, Daniel Craig, stayed briefly in the Philippines to meet with his wife, Rachel Weisz. According to Interaksyon.com, TV5′s online news portal, the James Bond actor arrived at the NAIA Terminal 1 on Friday night and left on January 25.