The actress will play the role of Nicky Parsons in the upcoming film
Julia Stiles is all set to reprise her role in the fifth and upcoming installment of Bourne film series.
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According to Deadline, Julia Stiles is the first confirmed actor/actress besides Matt Damon to join the latest sequel “Bourne 5.” The 34-years old actress will play Nicky Parsons, an employee at CIA top secret program Treadstone.
Back in November 2014, Universal Pictures confirmed another sequel of action thriller Bourne series with Matt Damon playing the signature character of Jason Bourne, a CIA assassin who is suffering from severe memory loss and attempts to discover the truth about his past.
Matt Damon was a part of the all the sequels of the series: The Bourne Identity (2002), The Bourne Supremacy (2004), The Bourne Ultimatum (2007) except the fourth one The Bourne Legacy (2012) which unlike the previous three films centers on a black op agent Aaron Cross, played by Jeremy Renner. It featured all together different cast from the original film and its sequels.
Paul Greenglass, who helmed the three films of the series, will be the director and producer as well as the writer of the next film. He has been the director of films like United 93 and Captain Phillips with the former film earned him the Oscar Nomination for Best director in 2006. Frank Marshall is returning as the producer of the film alongside Matt Damon, Jeffery Weiner and Greg Goodman.
Bourne series is loosely based on Robert Ludlum’s novel of the same name and has gained commerical and critical success. Combing the earnings of all sequels, the series has grossed more than $1 billion worldwide. No title has been finalized yet but the film is scheduled to release in July 29, 2016.