With the torch for the Bourne franchise now having been passed from Matt Damon’s character to Jeremy Renner’s character of Aaron Cross, fans may be wondering what the future holds for the franchise. Speaking with ComingSoon.net during a press conference for The Bourne Legacy, producer Frank Marshall revealed that his ideal plans for a fifth film in the franchise would see the two characters teaming up.
“We’re gonna follow Jeremy’s character,” Marshall said. “Everything else is wide open. That’s the great thing about this now. The table is set to go any direction we want to. But we will, I’m sure, follow Jeremy and see what happens. Jeremy and Rachel [Weisz].”
Thus, though Matt Damon may not be willing to step into the shoes of Jason Bourne once again, Marshall, however, clearly remains open to the idea of Jason Bourne’s return.
As to the future of the Aaron Cross character, Renner himself kept his cards close to the vest.
“As far as the future,” said the actor, “I’m excited that the architects and the creators behind this whole thing have cleverly left it wide open for fans like myself to wonder what’s going to go on next.”
The Bourne Legacy opens in theaters on August 10, and also stars Edward Norton, Albert Finney, Joan Allen, Scott Glenn, Stacy Keach and Oscar Isaac.