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“The Bourne Legacy” teaser promises “there was never just one” rogue agent

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The teaser trailer for “The Bourne Legacy” is here and, as expected, it offers an explanation as to how new leading man Jeremy Renner fits in to Jason Bourne’s legacy. The kicker is that there was “never just one” amnesiac spy produced by the Outcome program.

The trailer does an impressive job catching up fans who might not have known that there was a new “Bourne” movie without Matt Damon in the works. The slow first half of the teaser introduces Renner’s Aaron Cross — here called Kenneth Gidson — as a broken, beaten man willing to do anything for his country. He is transformed into the type of super spy we’ve come to know and love thanks to Damon’s Bourne, though something obviously goes wrong along the way.

Several other big name newcomers join Renner in the “Bourne” franchise. Edward Norton seems to be the head of Outcome, or at least the man in charge of finding Cross. “Jason Bourne was the tip of the iceberg,” he promises amid shots of Renner kicking ass and shooting sniper rifles. In addition to Norton, Rachel Weisz, Oscar Isaac and Stacy Keach join Renner.

But there are plenty of familiar faces in the Tony Gilroy-directed film as well. Albert Finney, Joan Allen, David Strathairn and Scott Glenn all reprise their roles from the previous “Bourne” movies, and it seems they’re not quite sure what to make of Cross. He seems angrier — although surely for different reasons — than Bourne was, and also apparently is a deadlier target. “We have never seen evaluations like this,” one member of Outcome says. Sounds like bad news for them, but great news for us once “The Bourne Legacy” hits theaters on August 3.

What did you think of “The Bourne Legacy” teaser? Tell us in the comments section below or on Facebook and Twitter.

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Final Countdown

The Best Of The Last

Portlandia Goes Out With A Bang

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The end is near. In mere days Portlandia wraps up its final season, and oh what a season it’s been. Lucky for you, you can watch the entire season right now right here and on the IFC app, including this free episode courtesy of Subaru.

But now, let’s take a moment to look back at some of the new classics Fred and Carrie have so thoughtfully bestowed upon us. (We’ll be looking back through tear-blurred eyes, but you do you.)

Couples Dinner

It’s not that being single sucks, it’s that you suck if you’re single.

Cancel it!

A sketch for anyone who has cancelled more appointments than they’ve kept. Which is everyone.

Forgotten America

This one’s a “Serial” killer…everything both right and wrong about true crime podcasts.

Wedding Planners

The only bad wedding is a boring wedding.

Disaster Hut

It’s only the end of the world if your doomsday kit doesn’t include rosé.

Catch up on Portlandia’s final episodes on demand and at IFC.com

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Rev Up

Your Portlandia Personality Test

The New Portlandia Webseries Is Going Your Way

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Carrie and Fred understand that although we have so much in common, we’re each so beautifully unique and different. To help us navigate those differences, Portlandia has found an easy and honest way to embrace our special selves in the form of a progressive new traffic system: a specific lane for every kind of driver. It’s all in honor of the show’s 8th and final season, and it’s all presented by Subaru.

Ready to find out who you really are? Match your personality to a lane and hop on the expressway to self-understanding.

Lane 10: Trucks Piled With Junk

Your junk is falling out of your trunk. Shake a tail light, people — this lane is for you.

Lane 33: Twins

You’re like a Gemini, but waaaay more pedestrian. Maybe you and a friend just wear the same outfits a lot. Who cares, it’s just twinning enough to make you feel special.

Lane 27: Broken Windows

Bad luck follows you around and everyone knows it. Your proverbial seat is always damp from proverbial rain. Is this the universe telling you to swallow your pride? Yes.

Lane 69: Filthy Cars

You’re all about convenience. Getting your car washed while you drive is a no-brainer.

Lane 43: Newly Divorced Singles

It’s been a while since you’ve driven alone, and you don’t know the rules of the road anymore. What’s too fast? What’s too slow? Are you sending the right signals? Don’t worry, the breakdown lane is nearby if you need it.

Still can’t find a lane to match your personality? Check out all the videos here. And see the final season of Portlandia this spring on IFC.

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Give Back

Last-Minute Holiday Gift Guide

Hits from the '80s are on repeat all Christmas Eve and Day on IFC.

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It’s the final countdown to Christmas and thanks to IFC’s movie marathon all Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, you can revel in classic ’80s films AND find inspiration for your last-minute gifts. Here are our recommendations, if you need a head start:

Musical Instrument

Great analog entertainment substitute when you refuse to give your kid the Nintendo Switch they’ve been drooling over.

Breakfast In Bed

Any significant other or child would appreciate these Uncle Buck-approved flapjacks. Just make sure you’re not stuck on clean up duty.

Cocktail Supplies

You’ll need them to get through the holidays.

Dance Lessons

So you can learn to shake-shake-shake (unless you know ghosts willing to lend a hand).

Comfy Clothes

With all the holiday meals, there may be some…embigenning.



Get even more great inspiration all Christmas Eve and Day on IFC, and remember…