EXCLUSIVE: Alicia Vikander has now been set to star in the next instalment of theJason Bourne saga opposite Matt Damon, Deadline can confirm. She will not, however, be starring in Justin Kurzel’s Assassins Creed pic opposite Michael Fassbender.
Vikander’s star should continue to rise, as she has Warner Bros’ The Man From U.N.C.L.E., Tom Hooper’s The Danish Girl for Working Title, the Weinstein Co’s Tulip Fever, John Wells’ Adam Jones with Bradley Cooper and Jamie Dornan and Derek Cianfrance’s The Light Between Oceans opposite Michael Fassbender all wrapped and in the pipelines.
Paul Greengrass returns to direct the Bourne pic and is writing the screenplay with Christopher Rouse. Frank Marshall again produces the action-thriller alongside Jeffrey Weiner for Captivate Entertainment. Greengrass, Damon, Greg Goodman and Ben Smith also produce. Rouse and Henry Morrison serve as executive producers. Universal Pictures will release. As Deadline reported exclusively last week, Julia Stiles is also set to return to the cast.
Vikander is represented by UTA, Tavistock Wood in the UK and Actors in Scandinavia.