Scott knew within 20 minutes of meeting Damon they understood each other. “He’s one of the most user-friendly actors,” says the director. “He’s a great guy. He’s a great team player. He’s a very, very talented actor as well as having a great sense of humour, which isn’t used often enough.”
As a writer and producer himself, Damon brought problem-solving skills and a directness to the production without ego or drama. “You don’t get anywhere with people being polite to each other,” says Scott.
Matt traveled to Washington for one day of filming with Alicia Vikander for Bourne 5: