"Transsiberian's" Brad Anderson will direct the film, which stars Hamm as a former U.S. diplomat in 1980s Beirut.
Industry analysts expect Universal Pictures' The Bourne Legacy to topple The Dark Knight Rises from atop its box-office perch with a $25 million opening weekend.
The producers behind The Bourne Legacy, the latest installment Universal Pictures' blockbuster franchise, talk about expanding the Bourne universe, the real-world basis for the film, and why Jeremy Renner was the right actor for the role.
The stars, writers and director of The Bourne Legacy discuss filming, fight training and the future of Universal Pictures' $1 billion action franchise.
Matt Damon calls Tony Gilroy's script to The Bourne Ultimatum "unreadable," then apologizes, acknowledging that, "saying anything publicly is f---ing stupid and unprofessional and just kind of douchey of me."
The actor would star opposite Jeremy Renner and Rachel Weisz in Tony Gilroy's franchise spinoff, which centers on an assassin trained in the same government program as Jason Bourne.
The actress is reportedly in "deep talks" for a lead role in the Tony Gilroy-directed Bourne spinoff, designed to keep the lucrative Universal franchise alive.
The Academy Award-nominated actor, who will next be seen as Hawkeye in Marvel's Thor, would play an assassin from a covert government program in Unversal's franchise spinoff.