5th ‘Bourne’ Movie May Team Up Matt Damon and Jeremy Renner

Producer Frank Marshall revealed it would be his dream to see Jason Bourne and ‘The Bourne Legacy’'s Aaron Cross join forces.
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5th ‘Bourne’ Movie May Team Up Matt Damon and Jeremy Renner

Matt Damon and Jeremy Renner may team up in a fifth Bourne movie Universal Pictures is continuing on with its lucrative Jason Bourne franchise with the spin-off The Bourne Legacy, which follows a new Treadstone operative named Aaron Cross (Jeremy Renner). Producer Frank Marshall revealed in an interview that he ultimately wants to see Aaron Cross meet up with Matt Damon's Jason Bourne in a fifth adventure.

"You see there are several different programs in the movie with different skill sets. All possibilities are open. My dream is that in the next one we see Matt and Jeremy team up."

Universal hasn't announced any plans beyond The Bourne Legacy, although this "dream" pairing would certainly be intriguing to watch. Jeremy Renner also spoke about the differences between Aaron Cross and Jason Bourne.

"He's coming from a completely different background to Jason [Bourne]. He knows exactly who he is; he signed up to this...He wants to be part of a team. I can tell you he was in the military then he joined the programme. He's a person who wants to be part of something... to have a sense of purpose. But then it's taken away."

Writer-director Tony Gilroy also spoke about expanding the Bourne mythology with this new adventure.

"If you think of the first three Bourne films as Rosencrantz and Guildenstern, then we're showing you Elsinore. You thought you were seeing something you weren't. What if there's a much larger story? What if Treadstone wasn't the only black-ops program? I had never spent one moment thinking about how to do a sequel to The Bourne Ultimatum. I first came in for two weeks just to spitball. I had a very random idea... so we started with that and it got more and more exciting. All of a sudden I was staring at something that had a great deal of resonance and was soulful and uncynical and was also gonna kick ass. So that was good."

We reported last week that Universal moved The Bourne Legacy's release up one week to August 10, to put some distance between it and the eventual blockbuster The Dark Knight Rises.

The Bourne Legacy was released August 10th, 2012.

Sources: Empire

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  • Vienna-Pace-Kunnas • 2 years ago

    Good point Playhouse - like your idea better

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    • Vienna-Pace-Kunnas • 2 years ago

      Oh my! That would be amazing! I absolutely LOVE all the bourne movies! They're my absolute favorite! Matt Damon is a brilliant actor, as is Renner. Making a movie with both of them starring, would just be amazing! I really hope Universal will make it happen. Plus if they do make a movie with both of them in it, I know they will make TONS of money! It's only beneficial to them!

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      • Salemwolf711 • 3 years ago

        please make this happen!

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        • jayaottley • 3 years ago

          It would be quite simple to actually do a team-up between Cross & Bourne, but this has no chance of ever happening unless the film is going to be directed by Paul Greengrass.

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          • skywise • 3 years ago

            Feeling skeptical about this still but will hold judgement until i see something.

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            • kguy • 3 years ago

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              • cupid • 3 years ago

                Bourne should kill Cross at the end, that would be awesome :P

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                • bawnian-dexeus • 3 years ago

                  The Bourne Encounter

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                  • XxNickTheFilmCriticXx • 3 years ago

                    Their going to turn a great action franchise into a joke, and I can't help but watch...

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                    • jasdjqs • 3 years ago

                      can't wait for the team up

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                      • playhouse • 3 years ago

                        While I do like the idea of a team-up at some point, I'd rather the Aaron Cross storyline in this world play on its own for another film or two before that were to happen. And I'd be happy to see a fourth Jason Bourne film. I'd even welcome other films with other characters that expand the world even further. Uni has a unique opportunity here to build a franchise not just centered on one character but on a broad universe to explore. That's why, to me, rushing to a team-up film seems a tad short-sighted and insular right now.

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                        • dan1 • 3 years ago

                          I figured a while ago that the 5th would be a team up. Not surprised at all.

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                          • gandoff • 3 years ago

                            Watched the trailer the other day for the Bourne Legacy. Looks great. High hopes for this film. But the chance to see Matt back in the next won, maybe team up with Jeremy's character would be super sweet. I know, cheesy talk, but this movies style fits them both well when it comes to action movies.

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                            • David-garcia-67788063 • 3 years ago

                              Did Matt Damon said that he was going to make a cameo in the film, if this is true then it'll be awesome.

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                              • SherlockHolmes2009 • 3 years ago

                                That sounds like itd be awesome

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                                • bawnian-dexeus • 3 years ago

                                  No contest, but would be great to see some competition on screen that wouldn't have to die by a math book

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                                  • girishman • 3 years ago

                                    Having Matt come back in the 5th to team up would be brilliant. The past three movies were fantastic, was a bit in doubt with this one, but so far I'm openminded. Let's see if it can be another great movie.

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                                    • Zak-Lee-Ferguson • 3 years ago

                                      Greenburg its been tampered with dont come in now as second best, they have done it now- this is going to be "the legacy" series- oh yes i emphasise on the "legacy-series" esp*cially on the "series" with "renner" who "cant" act to try and get out of a "paper" bag.

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                                      • Zak-Lee-Ferguson • 3 years ago

                                        At least this diminishes my fears for a Renner helmed BOurne series, because to have him head a series i dont think i could take it along with the Bourne staple it just- it just- IT JUST GETS ME MUDDERF*CKA'S!

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                                        • brady1138 • 3 years ago

                                          The way they're setting this up, I feel like this is almost the only way to go from here. And it sounds awesome!!!

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