‘Bastille Day’s’ Andrew Baldwin to Pen Next ‘Bourne’ Pic

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After tapping Justin Lin as the latest director to tackle the Jason Bourne franchise, Universal has now hired Andrew Baldwin to pen the next untitled Bourne pic, which stars Jeremy Renner.

Plot details are unknown at this time — other than it would follow Renner’s Aaron Cross, who was trained in the same super-spy program that Matt Damon’s Bourne went through before also being double-crossed.

U had set Anthony Peckham to write the latest draft, but the studio and the director switched mindsets after Lin was attached, deciding to look at scribes who better fit Lin’s vision for the franchise.

Baldwin is a rising star among young screenwriters. He has already penned “The Outsider” and “Bastille Day” starring Idris Elba, both of which are still in the development stages.

Lin, Frank Marshall, Ben Smith and Jeffrey Weiner will produce the pic, which  is set to bow Aug. 14, 2015.

Baldwin is repped by CAA and Anonymous Content.

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  1. Me parece genial, me encanta la saga Bourne y Jeremy Renner intrerpreto la pelicula en forma excelente, solo espero verla pronto. Renner es genial y la personalidad del su personaje fue espectacular. Feliz de volver a verte.

  2. I know so little about the franchise but I adored Legacy – admittedly I initially just watched it for Renner, but the movie itself was a lot of fun. I’m excited for the next one! (Although would the 2015 release date be a little optimistic if they’re just now starting to write it? Maybe just really late 2015?)

  3. marzipan77 says:

    Great news! Love what Renner and his Aaron Cross character brought to this franchise. Can’t wait to see what else is in store.

  4. Lenny says:

    looking forward to this! liked Legacy a lot, Renner did a great job which I didn’t expected at all!

  5. Lance says:

    Kudos for Justin Lin putting his own mark on this series. Looking forward to more Jeremy Renner and potentially a team up with Damon in a supporting role (Damon is really getting too old for this series).

  6. sr says:

    Sorry, but Bourne Legacy was so bad and Renner is horrible. Bring back Damon and Jason Bourne. Anyone other than Bourne is a waste of time and money.

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