“The Bourne Legacy” and “The Campaign” Open Nationwide


iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Here’s a look at the new movies opening nationwide Friday:

The Bourne Legacy: Jeremy Renner plays Aaron Cross, who essentially replaces the Jason Bourne character made famous by Matt Damon in the previous films in the series.  Cross is much like Bourne — he’s a trained assassin on the run.  Joan Allen, Albert Finney, Scott Glenn and David Strathairn are back in their Bourne roles, along with newcomers Rachel Weisz and Edward Norton.  Rated PG-13.  [Click here to read a review]

The Campaign: Will Ferrell stars as a long-term congressman from North Carolina who finds himself running against the director of a local tourism office, played by Zack Galifianakis.  Jason Sudeikis, John Lithgow and Dan Aykroyd co-star in the comedy.  Rated R.  [Click here to read a review]

And opening in limited release:

Red Hook Summer: This Spike Lee-directed feature centers on a middle-class young boy from Atlanta who spends the summer with his deeply-religious grandfather in Red Hook, Brooklyn.  Jules Brown and Clarke Peters star.  Rated R.

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