Edward Norton circling role as villain in next Jason Bourne spy film

Edward Norton is in talks to play the villain in Universal Picture’s The Bourne Legacy opposite Jeremy Renner, according to Variety. Michael Clayton and Duplicity director Tony Gilroy – who wrote scripts for the previous Jason Bourne adventures – is attached to direct Bourne Legacy from his own screenplay. Rachel Weisz is also attached to ….

Taken director now in ‘Pursuit’ of conflict photographer action biopic

Universal has attached Pierre Morel, who directed Liam Neeson’s surprise action hit Taken, to helm the film Pursuit, based on the early career of conflict photographer Jason Howe, according to Variety. While Howe’s recent work has been in Iraq, a large part of his early career was spent in South American countries, including Chile, Nicaragua, ….

Tom Cruise and Denzel Washington may team up for David Cronenberg espionage thriller…umm, this could be good

Tom Cruise is currently in negotiations to star opposite Denzel Washington in the David Cronenberg-directed adaptation of Robert Ludlum espionage thriller The Matarese Circle, which MGM – parent company of Cruise-owned UA – is on track to place into production sometime this year, according to Variety and THR.