Is Gina Carano the female Jason Bourne?

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PHOENIX -- Gina Carano is making a name for herself as the female version of Jason Bourne. One look at the movie "Haywire" and it's easy to see why.

Carano is a former mixed martial arts fight so she's not afraid to take a hit or throw a punch.

While the fighting wasn't a problem for her, Carano did have to learn about stunt fighting, not to mention the fine points of acting. "Haywire" is her first big movie, but she had excellent instructors in co-stars Ewan McGregor and Michael Douglas.

Cinema Source calls the movie "an electrifying tae of espionage and betrayal."

Channing Tatum also stars.

"Haywire" is rated R. It's in theaters now.