The film officially announced for development in August, Universal Pictures has today set an August 14, 2015 release date for their upcoming fifth entry in the Robert Ludlum-inspired franchise that launched with The Bourne Identity in 2002.
Justin Lin (Fast & Furious series) will direct with Jeremy Renner returning as Aaron Cross. Frank Marshall once again produces, alongside Jeffrey Weiner and Ben Smith for Captivate. Lin will also produce for his Perfect Storm Entertainment.
Universal also has set the Luc Besson-helmed Lucy for release on August 8, 2014.
Starring Scarlett Johansson, the action-thriller tracks a woman accidentally caught in a dark deal who turns the tables on her captors and transforms into a merciless warrior evolved beyond human logic. Lucy also stars Academy Award winner Morgan Freeman and is produced by Virginie Besson-Silla for EuropaCorp. Universal Pictures will distribute the movie worldwide, except for France, Benelux and China.