Matt Damon reveals his anti-dadbod on the set of ‘Bourne 5’: Matty D Realness?

Matt Damon’s new movie, The Martian, is coming out October 2. Hopefully we’re about to see him do the publicity circuit. Despite how skilled he is at avoiding controversy, there’s little I enjoy covering more than a good Matt Damon interview. It’s possible that Damon isn’t going to be all over the place in the next few weeks though, because he’s currently filming the next installment in the Bourne series. We know this because producer Frank Marshall tweeted the above pic of Damon shirtless from the first day on set.

Kaiser sent this tweet to me last night, and when I opened it my eyes got so wide that my son asked me what I was looking at. It’s rare that we get a good shirtless pic of Matt Damon, I think the last time was during the lead-up to Elysium in 2013, so this is a treat. I’m sure there’s some airbrushing going on with his incredible abs, but who cares? He looks amazing and obviously put the work in.

It took Damon eight years to do another installment in the Bourne series. He was loyal to director Paul Greengrass (Bourne Supremacy, Bourne Ultimatum, Green Zone) and after Greengrass quit the fourth film (he went way over budget on Green Zone and was rumored to be feuding with Universal) Damon dropped out. That was in 2009. Universal was so determined to continue the series that they cast Jeremy Renner in a ancillary film in 2012. Now that Greengrass has returned, so has Damon.

Damon has repeatedly said that he feels too old to play Bourne, but of course he looks more than capable. Cinemablend has some intelligent speculation of what this image reveals for Bourne’s future. (He’s gone underground and is possibly competing in a fighting ring, as it looks like a scruffy crowd has formed.) Whatever is going on, we’ll be there when it comes out in late July, 2016.

Bourne 5, which is as-of-yet untitled, also features Julia Stiles, Tommy Lee Jones, Alicia Vikander and Vincent Cassell as another assassin hunting for Bourne. I can’t wait.

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Photos are from August, 2015. Credit: FameFlynet

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  1. Lilacflowers says:

    But will Joan Allen be back?

    • M.A.F. says:

      Oh I hope so.

    • Scarlet Vixen says:

      I love Joan Allen.

    • Lilacflowers says:

      She was so cool in those films

    • NUTBALLS says:

      Yes, we need some Joan to complete the lineup here.

    • muffin says:

      I think she’s dead. There was a news report about her dying in the last movie if I remember it right…

      • karen2 says:

        …I think she turned snitch in the last movie so is unlikely to return…but I agree she was fantastic…Bourne needs a believable enemy…

    • Gemstone333 says:

      She’s starring in ABC’s mid-season show “The Family”. It’s only 15 episodes long, but they begin shooting this week, so I’d say, no, Joan’s not in this film.

    • Ysohawt1 says:

      Hes cute and a excellent actor. He still scares me in the Talented Mr.Ripley , but I smile every time I see the scene in Behind The Candelabra, where Matt is wearing the sequinned adorned bikini bottom.

      I’m so looking forward to The Martian.

  2. GoodNamesAllTaken says:

    He’s so cute.

  3. Kitten says:

    Lookin good, Matty boy!

  4. Crumpet says:

    I see a lot of contouring makeup on his belly. But still, this is by FAR the fittest I have seen him. Looking good!

  5. Tiffany27 says:

    Idk why, but he has been looking so good to me lately. Like, extremely f*ckable. Maybe it’s pregnancy hormones, but I would hit it like a caveman.

  6. Loopy says:

    Was that Youtube clip of him directing and screaming at Adrine(sp?) from Entourage real?

  7. minx says:

    He’s very trim and fit. He seems like a nice guy and everything, but very average looking. I can’t believe he was a Sexiest Man one year.

  8. Stacey says:

    Highly intelligent, quietly confident, self effacing, kind to crews and fans, loyal to his friends, complimentary to his wife at all times, wrapped around his kids’ fingers, talented actor, conscientious global citizen, hardworking and modest. It doesn’t get better than Matt Damon.

  9. manda says:

    Have loved him since he played the jerky/racist kid in school ties. super cute, and he got his come uppence in the end? Can’t argue with that. Was happy he started playing more likeable characters.

  10. smcollins says:

    Oh. My. God. He looks freaking amazing! The older he gets, the hotter he gets. And that smile! Damn! πŸ˜‰

  11. Ronda says:

    does not do too much for me. the chest especially is bordering on moobs. is that a new trend?

  12. Snazzy says:

    Could we get some Vincent Cassel in here too? LOVE HIM

  13. Caz says:

    Woo hoo yee hah. Greengrass, Damon & Allen. I am ridiculously looking forward to this. What new Star Wars movie?

  14. Betsy says:

    Damon, Stiles, Jones, and Cassell? Wheee! I love Vincent, but his movies are so violent I won’t see them. The first Bourne wasn’t too bad, so maybe I will see it!

  15. Dani says:

    Vincent Cassell AND Matt Damon? I’ve never watched any of the Bourne movies but sign me up.

    • Snazzy says:

      Right? SWOOOOOOON

    • Jayna says:

      Rent The Bourne Ultimatum. It is FANTASTIC.

      • Emma - The JP Lover says:

        @Jayna …

        I’m a HUGE Bourne (Damon) fan, but I honestly think “Supremacy” is the best of the three.

      • byland says:

        Gotta stand with Jayna on this one. The third is my favorite. It was AMAZING. My jaw literally dropped during some of the scenes in the theater. I’d been having a horrible day and the movie cheered me right up.

        That’s my real worry about this one – how in the world are they going to top the last one? I’m not quite sure it can be done, although I hope, hope, hope that they’ll pull it off.

      • Joaneu says:

        I loved the Bourne Identity (1st) overall the most but really, I dig the whole triology. Supremacy brought sexy Karl Urban and the Ultimatum was action-packed.
        I did not watch the Renner movie. No one can replace Matt Damon!!

        I’m sure Matt is fit for the role and I’m excited that he’s coming back. I’m with @byland on this one, though — I would so hate to be disappointed with a turkey!

      • Jayna says:

        @Emma, all three are great for different reasons, but Bourne Ultimatum blew me away. It just took off right from the beginning.

        @Joaneu, I never saw the Renner movie either. After Ultimatum, it would have been such a letdown. I knew I had to be patient and Matt would come back. The anticipation is starting to build with this photo. I can’t wait for the trailers.

        @Byland, I’m with you. How are they going to top it?

        The box office is going to be huge, though, Matt coming back as Bourne over eight years since the last one.

      • Joaneu says:

        @Jayna – Ultimatum certainly left us hanging for Damon to come back, didn’t it? The only trouble for me is having to wait for this new Bourne installment on Blu-Ray, as any theatre release here will be dubbed in French. πŸ˜• Though the film won’t come out until next July, I hope there will be some talk of the movie on Damon-related posts!

        I still think Damon can convincingly pull-off Bourne, even 8 years later. Harrison Ford was surprisingly good in Indiana Jones and the Crystal Skull. Some characters are seemingly for life. ☺

  16. snakecharmer says:


  17. willow says:

    Matt back as my fav char plus Vincent Cassel to boot!! Its going to be glorious.
    Cant wait…. πŸ˜€

  18. Jen43 says:

    He looks great!

  19. Emma - The JP Lover says:

    @Celebitchy …

    “Bourne Utilmatum” was released in August 2007.

    Gurrl, you of all people should know that “The Bourne Legacy” was ‘not’ the 4th Bourne film. How could it be? It was about a pill popping asset in another program named Aaron Cross, nor was Bourne ever in the film. From the start Universal said that “Bourne Legacy” was a ‘stand alone’ film (part of a different franchise) , so for the life of me I can’t understand why people keep lumping it in with the Jason Bourne series.

    Aside from that … doesn’t our boy look good! πŸ™‚

    • Celebitchy says:

      Ok so I did see all these movies multiple times, I actually googled the release date of the last one, and I still made this mistake about the release date of Ultimatum, corrected and I appreciate you telling me nicely. I was distracted. BUT I’m not the one calling this Bourne 5, I got that from other outlets. 8)

  20. byland says:

    Okay. Time to go hunt my wayward husband down. Pregnancy hormones now demand it. Although they demand it a lot. Mr. Byland’s abs are a work of art.

    (SIDE NOTE: Who do you gals think has the best abs/torso in general in Hollywood? Because I’d put my guy up against them any day. It’s freaking unreal how crazy his body is. Makes me feel an odd flutter of different emotions every time he takes his shirt off.)

  21. kri says:

    So hot, my Mr.Ripley. And I can’t wait for the film.