"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," said Alicia Vikander. Alicia is not the only new face on the cast list as Tommy Lee Jones, Vincent Cassel and Riz Ahmed are also on board. Julia Stiles will reunite with Matt Damon as she returns in the role of Nicky
Paul Greengrass, who directed Bournes Supremacy and Ultimatum, will direct and co-write the script with Christopher Rouse. Julia Stiles will return as Bourne's foe-turned-friend, while both Tommy Lee Jones and Alicia Vikander have been cast in unknown roles
"I mean, there's two genders on this earth. Both are compelling, interesting, diverse, wonderful in all their own separate ways. And yet there's an influx of male roles and there's just not for women," she said
Tommy Lee will play a neuroscientist who transplants memories
Christoph Waltz beat off stiff competition from nominees Alan Arkin, Robert De Niro, Philip Seymour Hoffman and Tommy Lee Jones.
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Ben Affleck's Argo won the Screen Actors Guild award for Best Film, a day after it also won the Producers Guild Award.
Historical biopic Lincoln leads the race for the British Academy Film Awards, with 10 nominations at the U.K. equivalent of the Oscars.