Next ‘Bourne’ Film Pushed to July 2016

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Film was set to be released August 2015

Universal Pictures has pushed back the next untitled “Bourne” pic from Aug. 14, 2015, to July 15, 2016.

Jeremy Renner is set to return with Justin Lin directing.

Frank Marshall once again produces, alongside Jeffrey Weiner and Ben Smith for Captivate Entertainment. Lin will also produce for his Perfect Storm Entertainment.

Since the studio only recently set Andrew Baldwin to pen the script to the next and a production date had not been set for the film, it makes sense that Universal pushed the release to give more time to finish the script.

The last installment, “The Bourne Legacy,” grossed more than $275 million worldwide.

In its place, Universal has dated the NWA biopic “Straight Outta Compton” for Aug. 14, 2015, announcing that newcomers O’Shea Jackson Jr., Corey Hawkins and Jason Mitchell will play group members Ice Cube, Dr. Dre and Eazy-E in the F. Gary Gray film.

The pic tells the story of the five youngsters from Compton, Calif., who created the hip-hop group NWA and revolutionized music and pop culture by telling about life in the hood and igniting a cultural war.

The pic will be produced by Cube and Dre, who are joined by fellow producers Matt Alvarez and Tomica Woods-Wright. Will Packer serves as executive producer of the film alongside Gray.

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  1. Normandy says:

    no one wants to see ugly, Jeremy Renner! Thats why the last one made the least money! He has NO charisma on screen!

  2. Fre says:

    After the last Bourne, I’m Worn.
    Not interested.

  3. LOL says:

    The NWA film will be mega. Cannot wait. Hope that it’s warts and all. Hope it suffices that last great music movement in American history.

  4. I loved Mr. Renner in the Bourne Legacy film. Liked him better than the worn out Matt as a matter. Too bad. As for the rap film ………… zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz. No Thanks

  5. Chris says:

    Wow… that rap movie sounds horrible!

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