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UPDATED: Frank Marshall speaks: Is fifth Bourne movie postponed to allow Damon to return?

June 21st, 2014 by Marc Comments

A few days ago we learned that the fifth Bourne movie was to be delayed by almost a year – it was assumed it was because Jeremy renner was busy being an Avenger and part of the Mission: Impossible team, but it seems it may be more than that…

Latino Review are claiming they have a source who is claiming “Matt Damon is in fact coming back to play Jason Bourne again for the film’s director Justin Lin. Damon has previously said in the past he had no intention of returning unless Paul Greengrass was the director and they had a good story they can crack because “I love that character and I’d love to see what happened to him”.”

The last Bourne movie took less than half of the one before it and it’s widely suspected it was because Renner just hasn’t got the pull that Damon has, so it would make sense the studio wants him back. And the idea of justin Lin directing a Bourne movie has us a little giddy…

Bourne 5 opens  July 15th, 2016


Producer Frank Marshall has told Latino Review‘s El Mayimbe that the rumours of Damon’s return are “Simply not true”. However, Mayimbe is sticking to his guns, reporting that his source has never been wrong…

Marc is a self-confessed nerd. Ever since seeing Star Wars for the first time around 1979 he’s been an unapologetic fan of the Wars and still believes, with Clone Wars and now Underworld, we are yet to see the best Star Wars. He’s a dad of two who now doesn’t have the time (or money) to collect the amount of toys, comics, movies and books he once did, much to the relief of his long-suffering wife. In the real world he’s a graphic designer. He started Following the Nerd because he was tired of searching a million sites every day for all the best news that he loves and decided to create one place where you can go to get the whole lot. Secretly he longs to be sitting in the cockpit of his YT-1300 Corellian Transport ship with his co-pilot Chewie, roaming the universe, waiting for his next big adventure, but feels just at home watching cartoons with his kids….