'The Bourne Legacy' Beware: What Happens When a New Actor Takes on a Popular Franchise

With "The Bourne Legacy" arriving this weekend -- and with Jeremy Renner taking over the franchise from Matt Damon for the fourth entry -- the Big Question once again arises:

Can you really recreate a big success -- especially when you're replacing the actor closely identified with the lead role?

Here are the most notable instances of remakes and reboots that switched stars and what the consequences were both critically and at the box office.

JAMES BOND


http://www.thewrap.com/movies/article/bourne-legacy-beware-what-happens-when-new-actor-takes-popular-role-51336

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