“Fast and Furious” director Justin Lin is tapped to helm the sequel to “The Bourne Legacy” according to a recent report by Screencrush.com. Jeremy Renner’s Aaron Cross will be back in the fifth installment of the spy action thriller series as the successor of Matt Damon’s Jason Bourne.

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Jeremy Renner will reprise his role as Aaron Cross

Lin is a great addition to helm one of the most lucrative flagship franchises for Universal. He certainly proved he has the chops to revive iconic franchises by taking on the “Fast & Furious” project, the last three installments have grossed $1 billion collectively.

“Sherlock Holmes” scribe Anthony Peckham will pen the script for the “untitled new Bourne movie”, scheduled to be released in 2015.



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