After being tapped to star in Star Wars: Rogue One, Riz Ahmed is signing on for another with the untitled Bourne sequel. He joins star Matt Damon and previously announced castmates Alicia Vikander, Vincent Cassel, Scott Shepherd, and Tommy Lee jones, as well as the returning Julia Stiles.
Plot details are being kept under wraps with the script coming from Paul Greengrass and Christopher Rouse. Greengrass will also direct. Frank Marshall will produce again alongside Jeffrey Weiner for Captivate Entertainment, as well as Damon, Greengrass, Greg Goodman, and Ben Smith. Rouse and Henry Morrison will executive produce.
Production has already begun in Budapest with the film set to premiere in July 29.
Ahmed previously appeared in last year’s critically acclaimed Nightcrawler opposite Jake Gyllenhaal and will next be seen in Blackbird starring Rooney Mara and Ben Mendelsohn.
Emily J | Staff Writer