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Next 'Bourne' Film Could Be a Prequel

February 2, 2010 (8:01 am) GMT
Dishing on the possible prequel of the action drama franchise is lead actor Matt Damon, who confessed that 'Bourne 4' may be made in the next five years.
Next 'Bourne' Film Could Be a Prequel

The future of next "Bourne" movie may follow the footsteps of "" franchise. After being left by director Paul Greengrass, admitted that there could be a prequel to the action flick before an untitled Bourne 4 project is made in the next few years.

"There'll probably be a prequel of some kind with another actor and another director before we do another one," Damon told Empire at the U.K. premiere of "". "Just because I think we're probably another five years away from doing it - we've got to get a script." He then jokingly added, "If you have any ideas, call Universal. They'd love for you to get in touch!"

Back in December 2009, Paul Greengrass who worked on "" and "" decided to quit the upcoming project. Despite report that he had problems with Universal Pictures, the 54-year-old filmmaker explained, "My decision to not return a third time as director is simply about feeling the call for a different challenge. There's been no disagreement with Universal Pictures."

Showing his confidence that Greengrass will return to "Bourne 4", Matt Damon once insisted that he will wait for the helmer, saying "I'll just wait for him and when he wants to do one, we'll do it." The actor who is expected to reprise his role as Jason Bourne in the next installment of the "Bourne" franchise additionally stated, "I think it will happen down the road. We just don't have a script right now."

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