Well, when you make over $1 billion, no one wants to stop you. Universal Pictures has just made a deal with Robert Ludlum the author of the “The Bourne Identity” series, that will give the studio exclusive rights to the Jason Bourne character and first look at other Ludlum novels.
So let’s keep the goodness going, with star Bourne star Matt Damon and director Paul Greengrass, who have signed on for a fourth film that George Nolfi is currently writing.
Looks like they might be trying for a new Bond…
The deal with Ludlum Entertainment paves the way for more installments in the Bourne saga, which was originally envisioned as a three-picture series but has become Universal’s answer to James Bond.
Produced by Frank Marshall and Ludlum Entertainment chairman-CEO Jeffrey Weiner, the are hoping for a summer 2010 release.
What do you think? Do you want more Bourne?