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“Bourne” fans have something to look forward to in 2015.

Universal Pictures will release the next film in the franchise on Aug. 14, 2015. The fifth installment will see Jeremy Renner return to star as Aaron Cross. Justin Lin, known for his work on the “Fast & Furious” series, will mark his debut in the franchise by helming the pic.

Longtime “Bourne” produce Frank Marshall also returns to produce along with Jeffrey Weiner and Ben Smith for Captivate. Lin will also produce for his Perfect Storm Entertainment shingle. The previous film in the series, “The Bourne Legacy,” was released last year and culled $276 million worldwide.

Universal also announced that it will release Luc Besson’s action thriller “Lucy” on Aug. 8, 2014. The film stars Scarlett Johansson and Morgan Freeman. Virginie Besson-Silla will produce for EuropaCorp.


- Alex Stedman

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