The Fast and the Furious franchise director is in very early talks with Universal Pictures to helm the sequel to 2012’s The Bourne Legacy.
Matt Damon says he “doesn’t see” himself as Robin to Ben Affleck’s Batman, and notes that he doesn’t equate his Bourne film with Jeremy Renner’s The Bourne Legacy.
NBCUniversal CEO Steve Burke recently said the company’s strategy is going to be to make more franchises, starting with Ted and The Bourne Legacy.
After one week at the top, The Bourne Legacy falls to the second spot as Lionsgate’s The Expendables 2 wins the North American box office with a $28.75 million opening weekend.
Industry analysts expect Universal Pictures’ The Bourne Legacy to topple The Dark Knight Rises from atop its box-office perch with a $25 million opening weekend.
The producers behind The Bourne Legacy, the latest installment Universal Pictures’ blockbuster franchise, talk about expanding the Bourne universe, the real-world basis for the film, and why Jeremy Renner was the right actor for the role.
The stars, writers and director of The Bourne Legacy discuss filming, fight training and the future of Universal Pictures’ $1 billion action franchise.