Bourne 5 news update

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bourneDeadline has learned that Alicia Vikande (Ex Machina) is now set to play a lead role in the upcoming Bourne 5 film. (not the official title of course) She joins returning stars Matt Damon as Jason Bourne and Julia Stiles as CIA agent Nicky Parson. No other returning cast was yet been confirmed.  The film is being co-written and directed by Paul Greengrass.

Also, Viggo Mortenson has been offered a villain role in Bourne 5, one which would see the actor play an assassin on the hunt for Jason Bourne  Plot details beyond that remain under wraps, though it’s been confirmed that Jeremy Renner won’t reprise the Aaron Cross character from the 2012 installment Bourne Legacy.