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The Elysium star has confirmed he would be open to teaming up with Jeremy Renner should The Bourne Legacy get a sequel.

According to IndieWire, Damon told fans at a San Diego Comic-Con he would be open to a return should the circumstances be right – but also expressed doubt about being asked back should the “reboot/sequel” become a franchise in it’s own right.

“Look, I’ve been interested in doing another one for five years,” he said while promoting Elysium. “We just can’t figure out the script. I’m up for it, but again it’s all about the script, It’s got to be a good one.” In a separate interview, Damon extrapolated on these comments. “I really want to do another one and I think Paul Greengrass does too… But I think it’s the same question we’ve had after each one. If we really feel we can do it and that it will deserve to live with the other three that we did. If we can make one where we go into it feeling it can be even better than those, and it ends up being in that same ballpark, then we should do it. But If we can’t, then we really should leave it alone.”

“I think the movie will be really good,” he predicted of the upcoming Renner vehicle. “Tony [Gilroy] is really smart, he’s a really good writer and a really good director and I’m sure he made a good movie. The question will be if they can franchise that movie, because if they can, then they’ll be done with me. They’ll just keep making those.”

Last month, we heard that producer Frank Marshall wanted to see Renner and Matt Damon’s characters team up in future entries.

Would you like to see the stars in a movie together?

  • Avengerbender

    Lol does Damon really think that if the Jeremy Renner movie is a hit they will want Damon back? Universal will point the middle finger at him and continue with Renner. If Renner’s movie is a flop, then that’s the end of Bourne on film.

    Btw the first 3 Bourne films are awesome and the new one looks pretty good too. It’s just that studios care about money and don’t care about doing creative things. Sigh… Hollywood…

    • http://www.facebook.com/people/Robert-Monkman/502331043 Robert Monkman

      If you read it properly that’s exactly what he says… “The question will be if they can franchise that movie, because if they can, then they’ll be done with me”
      I’d say the only way he’d in the next is if this one does solid, unspectacular business

    • http://wizforum.proboards.com/ Melissa West

      Um, that’s what Damon said and I quote “The question will be if they can franchise that movie, because if they can, then they’ll be done with me. They’ll just keep making those.”

    • http://twitter.com/chadadada Chadadada

      Did you not read the article? Damon himself said exactly what you just said. He’s aware that the odds of him getting called back if Legacy is a success are slim. It’s up there.

  • laura

    renner and damon together my eyes 

  • Andrew_ww

    Some people don’t understand even this latest Bourne movie is based on a Bourne book.

    • Guest

       But its arguable how close it will be, the books that follow Jason Bourne aren’t really the same as the Damon starring movies. probably why people just don’t care.

  • http://twitter.com/vonchambers Devon Chambers

    please … please do this!

  • Doug

    Absolutely

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