Hang on to your hats all of you film buffs and Jason Bourne fans out there, because next month Matt Damon will be here in Tenerife, filming number ‘5’ in the series of the very successful saga of ‘Bourne’ movies. The filming, which is taking place in Santa Cruz, should last for around 5 weeks, creating approximately 350 temporary jobs in the shops, bars and restaurants in and around the capital city, bringing an estimated 6 to 7 million Euros into the islands’ economy. SUR-FILM will be responsible for the recruitment of around 800 extras, aged between 16 and 75 for the film, which will include experienced computer operators, a mixture of combat athletes and boxers, experienced motorists -and also a number of Greek nationals who are living on the island. According to resources accompanying Matt Damon on set will be the incomparable Viggo Mortennsen, who is playing the villain in the film , along with the beautiful Swedish actress, Alicia Vikander, who will no-doubt have a decisive role in the movie. The actual title of the new movie has yet to be revealed, but according to the powers that be it promises to be one hell of a blockbuster…I can’t wait.
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