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This Oscar-Winning Actress Was Mistaken For a Tourist in Las Vegas

"He thought that I probably just arrived in Las Vegas. This cab driver turned around and was like, 'You know, I went to the Strip, they closed it off and made this amazing action sequence for the new Bourne movie',' said Alicia Vikander

  | July 25, 2016 17:54 IST (London)
Alicia Vikander

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Highlights

  • Alicia Vikander plays CIA agent Heather Lee in Jason Bourne
  • 'The cab driver thought I just arrived in Las Vegas,' said Alicia
  • Alicia will co-star with actor Matt Damon in Jason Bourne
Oscar-winning actress Alicia Vikander has revealed that she was mistaken for a tourist when she arrived in Las Vegas to shoot scenes for movie Jason Bourne, reported Female First.
The 27-year-old Swedish star plays CIA agent Heather Lee in the action blockbuster opposite Matt Damon and the pair, along with the rest of the cast, had to go to Sin City to film an epic car chase.
When Alicia got in a taxi to get to the location shoot the driver had no idea she was an Oscar-winning actress and told her if she was "lucky" she might get catch a glimpse of Matt on the Strip, which had been closed off for filming.
During an appearance on American breakfast TV show Today, she said: "He thought that I probably just arrived in Las Vegas. This cab driver turned around and was like, 'You know, I went to the Strip, they closed it off and made this amazing action sequence for the new Bourne movie'."
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