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Published: Tuesday December 3, 2013 MYT 2:45:00 PM
Updated: Tuesday December 3, 2013 MYT 2:52:14 PM

Next Bourne movie out in summer 2015

Jeremy Renner will return as Aaron Cross in the next 'Bourne' film.

Jeremy Renner will return as Aaron Cross in the next 'Bourne' film.

Actor Jeremy Renner will reprise his role as Aaron Cross in the next instalment.

Universal will release the next movie in its Bourne franchise on Aug 14, 2015, the studio announced on earlier this week.

Justin Lin, who directed the last four Fast & Furious movies for the studio, will take over the project while Jeremy Renner will return as Aaron Cross. The film remains untitled. Universal recast the film around Renner as Aaron Cross in the series’ fourth instalment, The Bourne Legacy. Matt Damon starred as Jason Bourne in the first three films of the franchise.

Frank Marshall, Jeffrey Weiner, Ben Smith and Lin are all producing the movie, which is inspired by Robert Ludlum’s book series.

Universal also announced it would release Lucy, an action-thriller starring Scarlett Johansson Aug 8, 2014. Luc Besson wrote and will direct the film, which stars Johansson as a woman who turns on her captors. Morgan Freeman will also star in the film. — Reuters

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