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– by Joseph Jammer Medina

Just as we exclusively reported back in June, Matt Damon is returning to the Bourne franchise. While it’s been all but a done deal for months now, E! News was able to get the actor, himself, to confirm it.

While chatting with the outlet on the red carpet for the season 4 premiere of his reality TV competition, Project Greenlight, Ben Affleck led to Damon spilling the beans. While discussing their impressive “action hero” physiques, Affleck- the new cinematic Batman- let the cat out of the bag. “Well, [Damon’s] going to be doing a Bourne movie next fall when I’ve just completely lost any semblance of physical fitness. So…,” said Affleck.

This lead, of course, to a follow-up question, which is where Damon finally just put it out there. “Yes, next year. It’ll be in 2016 when the movie will actually come out. [Director] Paul Greengrass is going to do another one and that’s all I ever said. I just needed him to say ‘yes,’” he told E!

SOURCE: E! Online

Joseph Jammer Medina is an author, podcaster, and editor-in-chief of LRM. A graduate of Chapman University's Dodge College of Film and Television, Jammer's always had a craving for stories. From movies, television, and web content to books, anime, and manga, he's always been something of a story junkie.