Alicia Vikander has signed on for next Bourne film
The cast list for the next Bourne film continues to grow, as franchise newcomer Alicia Vikander has officially signed on for the project.
EW can confirm that the Ex Machina star has boarded the untitled next chapter in the Bourne saga, which will bring Matt Damon and Paul Greengrass back to the franchise.
No information about Vikander’s role has been revealed, but the cast also includes the recently confirmed Julia Stiles reprising her role as Nicky Parsons. She and Damon return to the series after last appearing in 2007’s The Bourne Ultimatum. They and Greengrass sat out The Bourne Legacy, which starred Jeremy Renner.
Greengrass, in addition to directing, will also be writing the film with Christopher Rouse. No firm release date has been set, but Damon, when first speaking about the project, said that they were aiming for 2016.
Deadline first reported Vikander’s casting.
Check out Vikander’s acting chops in the trailer for her recent film Ex Machina below: