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'Bourne Legacy' Gets New Helmer, to Happen With or Without Matt Damon

October 5, 2010 (8:48 am) GMT
Since the actor previously said that he would only do the fourth 'Bourne' film with Paul Greengrass directing it, Universal is allegedly ready to replace Damon.
'Bourne Legacy' Gets New Helmer, to Happen With or Without Matt Damon

Universal Pictures has found a person to fill the empty seat left by Paul Greengrass in "". Tony Gilroy, who has been tapped to work on the script of the film, will now take a new duty as the helmer for the upcoming installment of the action film franchise.

Deadline Hollywood which first comes out with the news, however, says that there is no certainty if will return to reprise his role as Jason Bourne in the fourth film. The site further reports that the studio will still move on with their plans to make "Bourne Legacy" even if it means that they have to replace Damon.

The actor himself, back in late 2009, hinted that he would be back for the franchise if Greengrass directs the film. "I'll just wait for him and when he wants to do one, we'll do it," he said. While Damon's involvement in the project is still unclear, Entertainment Weekly reports the studio has stated that the forthcoming movie "allows for the return of Jason Bourne, but doesn't require it."

Tony Gilroy has written the screenplays for the first three "Bourne" flicks. He received Oscar nomination for helming "" before directing and in "".

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