RESORTS WORLD MANILA HOSTS “THE BOURNE LEGACY” ASIAN RED CARPET PREMIERE
Newport City, Pasay – The much-awaited Asian premiere of the Hollywood spy-thriller film Bourne Legacy was held Sunday, August 5, 2012 at the state-of-the-art Newport Performing Arts Theater, Resorts World Manila. The ‘by invitation’ red carpet premiere was graced by the film’s producer Mr. Patrick Crowley, Solar Entertainment President Mr. Wilson Tieng, Local Producer Mr. Lope “Jun” Juban Jr., and Resorts World Manila’s Executive Vice President, Mr. Stephen Reilly.
Mr. Crowley greeted more than a thousand fans and relayed in his speech how Manila joins other international cities Paris, Prague, Rome, Moscow, Berlin, London, and Madrid in the league of cities where the film’s action-packed scenes were shot, setting the City of Manila as the new thrill ride of the Billion-dollar Bourne franchise. A video message from the lead stars Jeremy Renner, Rachel Weisz and Edward Norton with the film director, Tony Gilroy was also played prior to the actual screening. Local actors Lou Veloso and John Arcilla who were part of the film’s cast and other VIPs and members of the media also attended the star-studded event.
Bourne Legacy Producer Pat Crowley and RWM Executive VP Steve Reilly
ABS_CBN Gretchen Malalad, MaanMacapagal, CesDrilon
Manila Mayor Alfredo Lim and MTRCB Chairman Grace Poe-Llamanzares
The fourth installment of the Bourne film franchise stars Jeremy Renner and Rachel Weisz, with fellow Bourne newcomers Edward Norton, Stacy Keach and Oscar Isaac, also joining them are franchise veterans Albert Finney, Joan Allen, David Strathairn and Scott Glenn reprising their roles.
Niniicban(RWM AVP for Public Relations & Corp Comm), Martin Paz, (RWM VP for Mktg Comm)Joseph Bonifacio,
Rica Peralejo-Bonifacio, Christine Ibaretta (RWM AVP Hotel Sales & Mktg) and son
The Philippine premiere of The Bourne Legacy was made possible by United International Pictures and Solar Entertainment, in partnership with Resorts World Manila and Megaworld Lifestyle Malls.
Friends from El Nido Resorts.
It’s the exclusive advance screening of The Bourne Legacy by El Nido Resorts and Ayala Cinemas in line with El Nido Resorts’ 30th Anniversary. The Bourne Legacy chose to stay at El Nido Resorts Lagen Island and Miniloc Island and fell in love with the scenery. They shot some parts of the movie there.
El Nido Resorts is the leading advocate of sustainable tourism practices in the Philippines. It currently operates MINILOC ISLAND, LAGEN ISLAND in El Nido Palawan, and APULIT ISLAND in Taytay Palawan. In October it will open Pangulasian Island, its newest eco-luxury hideaway in El Nido Palawan.
Francis Anareta, Valerie Bondoc, Edgar Allan Yu, and Lou Veloso
Lizzie and Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala with Pat Crowley and wife
When In Manila, Regular screenings of The Bourne Legacy will be at the Newport Cinemas, Resorts World Manila starting August 8, 2012. For tickets or movie schedules, visit www.rwmanila.com or call the Tourist/Visitor Hotline at (632) 836-6333.