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Tony Gilroy will hunt 'Bourne 4'

5 October 2010 12:14 PM, PDT | Monsters and Critics | See recent Monsters and Critics news »

Tony Gilroy will direct as well as write the fourth installment in Universal's Jason Bourne franchise, tentatively titled "Bourne Legacy."According to Variety, while Gilroy's story arc would allow for Matt Damon to reprise his role as Jason Bourne, insiders close to the project have suggested that the studio will seek a new lead if Damon doesn.t agree to return.Earlier this year, Damon said he wouldn't do "Bourne 4" unless Paul Greengrass, who directed the second and third films, returned.Gilroy has written the first three films in the "Bourne" franchise.He has directed "Duplicity" and "Michael Clayton."Frank Marshall and Pat Crowley are producing, alongside Captivate Entertainment's Jeffrey Weiner and Ben Smith.Universal is hoping for a 2012 release date. »

- Adnan Tezer

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Tony Gilroy Directing The Bourne Legacy

5 October 2010 5:19 AM, PDT | Filmofilia | See recent Filmofilia news »

Tony Gilroy (Michael Clayton, Duplicity), who has worked on all the past Bourne scripts, has signed on to direct the fourth film in the Jason Bourne franchise currently titled The Bourne Legacy.

Gilroy was hired in June 2010 to write the new spy thriller. Bourne 4 will not be based on the novel of the same name by Eric Lustabader, who continued the book series after Robert Ludlum died in 2001. We’ve heard a few times before that Matt Damon wouldn’t do another one unless Paul Greengrass was involved so at this point, no confirmation yet if Damon will reprise his most iconic role, Jason Bourne.

Frank Marshall, Pat Crowley along with Jeffrey Weiner and Ben Smith of Captivate Entertainment, will produce the movie.

The Bourne Legacy comes to theaters in 2012.

What do you think of Tony Gilroy directing The Bourne Legacy? Who should play the new Jason Bourne?

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- Allan Ford

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Tony Gilroy Helming Fourth "Bourne"

4 October 2010 8:05 PM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

"Michael Clayton" and "Duplicity" writer/director Tony Gilroy has come onboard to direct a fourth installment in the Jason Bourne franchise at Universal Pictures reports Deadline.

Gilroy has worked on the scripts for all three previous installments of the franchises and was hired to write the script for the tentatively titled "The Bourne Legacy" back in June.

The move is interesting as Gilroy reportedly grew increasingly frustrated with the way his work on the franchise ended up on screen, certainly he wasn't a fan of filmmaker Paul Greengrass who directed the first two sequels.

It also puts in question whether star Matt Damon will return as the actor has indicated he wouldn't come back unless Greengrass directed again. Universal plans to continue the franchise though, with or without Damon.

Frank Marshall, Jeffrey Weiner and Ben Smith will produce. The film's production timetable is presently unknown. »

- Garth Franklin

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Tony Gilroy Hired To Direct Bourne Identity 4

4 October 2010 2:42 PM, PDT | GeekTyrant | See recent GeekTyrant news »

Get ready for more Jason Bourne on the big screen, Universal Pictures is offering Tony Gilroy the gig of directing.   Gilroy has previously directed Michael Clayton and Duplicity.  He has written all of the prior films and was hired to write the new screenplay in June and now it looks as though he will also be directing. 

The film is currently tentatively titled The Bourne Legacy was initially on track for a 2012 release but that has not been finalized as of yet.  The main reason holding that back is the involvement of Matt Damon who had initially stated he would not be back unless Paul Greengrass helmed the project.  Universal Pictures plans to make the picture with or without Damon. 

It seems like a no brainer for Matt Damon in my opinion who would not be smart to turn down a hefty paycheck for the franchise.  I am hopeful the »

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The Bourne Legacy Has Found It's Director

4 October 2010 | The Daily BLAM! | See recent The Daily BLAM! news »

Tony Gilroy, screenwriter for the next Bourne film installment, has beeb tapped by Universal Pictures to direct the film; no word yet if Matt Damon is signed on to return. Gilroy was recently hired by the studio to pen the script for the fourth Bourne film (tentatively titled The Bourne Legacy), and now, according to Deadline Hollywood, he will also direct it. This would mark the third film he both wrote and directed, the first two being Micheal Clayton and Duplicity. The first three films in the franchise, The Bourne Identity, The Bourne Supremacy and The Bourne Ultimatum were adapted from the popular Ludlam novels by Gilroy; with director Paul Greengrass helming the last two. Frank Marshall, Jeffrey Weiner and Ben Smith of Captivate Entertainment are attached as producers, and »

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Universal wants more 'Bourne'

11 June 2010 12:49 AM, PDT | Monsters and Critics | See recent Monsters and Critics news »

Universal has hired Tony Gilroy to write a treatment for a fourth installment of the studio's critical and commercial hit "Bourne" franchise.According to The Hollywood Reporter, the working title is "Bourne Legacy." Frank Marshall and Pat Crowley are producing along with Jeffrey Weiner and Ben Smith of Captivate Entertainment.It is unclear whether "Bourne" star Matt Damon and Paul Greengrass, who directed "Bourne Supremacy" and "Bourne Ultimatum," will return.The Bourne films are a series of spy films based on the character Jason Bourne, a former CIA assassin suffering from amnesia, created by author Robert Ludlum.The three movies ("The Bourne Identity," "The Bourne Supremacy" and "The Bourne Ultimatum") have grossed over $944 million worldwide. »

- Adnan Tezer

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Another 'Bourne' will be made. Gilroy to pen treatment. No Matt Damon though...so far.

10 June 2010 10:34 AM, PDT | Upcoming-Movies.com | See recent Upcoming-Movies.com news »

Universal Pictures will add another chapter in its lucrative Jason Bourne series of films. Tony Gilroy, screenwriter of all three previous installments, will pen a treatment for "The Bourne Legacy." So far, indications are that Matt Damon will not reprise his role as Jason Bourne after having stated on record that he will not return unless director Paul Greengrass asssumes his directing duties. Still...the film will be useless without the familiar lead, I'd think. Frank Marshall and Pat Crowley are producing once again with Jeffrey Weiner and Ben Smith of Captivate Entertainment »

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Tony Gilroy To Pen 'The Bourne Legacy'

10 June 2010 7:54 AM, PDT | AMC - Script to Screen | See recent AMC - Script to Screen news »

Universal Pictures officially announced that they will continue on with the “Bourne” franchise.

Tony Gilroy has signed on to write the fourth installment, “The Bourne Legacy” the fourth installment in the franchise. Gilroy penned The Bourne Identity, The Bourne Supremacy and The Bourne Ultimatum.

All indications are that Matt Damon will not reprise his role as Jason Bourne, having stated on record that he will not return unless director Paul Greengrass follows up helming the last two Bourne films with a new outing.

Frank Marshall and Pat Crowley are back to produce "Bourne Legacy" alongside Captivate Entertainment's Jeffrey Weiner and Ben Smith.

Though "The Bourne Legacy" is a book written by Eric Lustabader in Robert Ludlum's Bourne book series, the fourth film will not be based on this book.

Universal is aiming for 2012 release.

Source: Universal Pictures 

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Tony Gilroy Writing 'The Bourne Legacy'

9 June 2010 4:03 PM, PDT | LatinoReview | See recent LatinoReview news »

Universal Pictures officially announced that they will continue on with the “Bourne” franchise.Tony Gilroy has signed on to write the fourth installment, “The Bourne Legacy” the fourth installment in the franchise. Gilroy penned The Bourne Identity, The Bourne Supremacy and The Bourne Ultimatum.All indications are that Matt Damon will not reprise his role as Jason Bourne, having stated on record that he will not return unless director Paul Greengrass follows up helming the last two Bourne films with a new outing.Frank Marshall and Pat Crowley are back to produce "Bourne Legacy" alongside Captivate Entertainment's Jeffrey Weiner and Ben Smith.Though "The Bourne Legacy" is a book written by Eric Lustabader in Robert Ludlum's Bourne book series, the fourth film will not be based on this book.Universal is aiming for 2012 release.Source: Universal Pictures / The Trades »

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Universal Returns Tony Gilroy To 'Bourne 4'

9 June 2010 3:07 PM, PDT | Deadline Hollywood | See recent Deadline Hollywood news »

Well, I'm excited by this breaking news. Universal is bringing back what it's calling "the key screenwriter" behind the Bourne franchise to write the treatment for the fourquel, whose working title is the The Bourne Legacy. And he's also writing what studio insiders are calling the "Bourne Bible". Tony Gilroy, of course, was the key writer on The Bourne Identity, The Bourne Supremacy and The Bourne Ultimatum. Frank Marshall and Pat Crowley are back to produce alongside Captivate Entertainment which is the Robert Ludlum estate production company led by Jeffrey Weiner and Ben Smith. (The pic won't be based on the book The Bourne Legacy [...] »

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Tony Gilroy to Write The Bourne Legacy !

9 June 2010 | Comingsoon.net | See recent Comingsoon.net news »

Universal Pictures announced today that Tony Gilroy is returning to write the script for The Bourne Legacy , the fourth installment in the Jason Bourne franchise. Gilroy is also writing a "franchise bible." He penned The Bourne Identity , The Bourne Supremacy and The Bourne Ultimatum . Frank Marshall and Pat Crowley are also back to produce alongside Captivate Entertainment's Jeffrey Weiner and Ben Smith. While "The Bourne Legacy" is a book written by Eric Lustabader in Robert Ludlum's "Bourne" series, the film will not be based on it. Matt Damon has gone on record that he wouldn't reprise the role if director Paul Greengrass is not returning. We'll have to wait and see if this announcement changes Damon's mind. »

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