It was announced by Matt Damon’s showbiz pal Ben Affleck, and later confirmed that Damon would be returning to the Bourne franchise after his long-term collaborator Paul Greengrass agreed that he would return to direct another instalment.
Damon claimed “It’ll be in 2016 when the movie will actually come out,” he told E!.” Paul Greengrass is going to do another one and that’s all I ever said. I just needed him to say yes.”
Greengrass directed the second and third instalments of the Bourne franchise, The Bourne Supremacy (2004) and The Bourne Ultimatum (2007) before the two went their separate ways. Universal then tried a reboot starring Jeremy Renner in 2012 entitled The Bourne Legacy which received mixed reviews.
The Bourne films are renowned for changing the landscape of the modern action films making visceral, fast paced action sequences. Here’s one of our favourites….