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EXCLUSIVE: After his International Conflict I epic All Quiet On The Western Entrance took house the Oscar for Highest International Movie, director Edward Berger will have discovered his follow-up venture with probably the most largest motion heroes of this century. Assets inform Cut-off date Common Footage is having a look to get again in trade with Jason Bourne because the studio has begun early construction on a brand new installment within the Jason Bourne franchise and that Berger is in negotiations to supervise construction and direct the pic.
Common may now not be reached for remark and insiders with regards to the venture say there’s no script right now and that it’s nonetheless in early construction. That stated, Berger has been in top call for following All Quiet On The Western Entrance‘s large evening on the Oscars and if a deal closes, his involvement with the venture has all events very thinking about the way forward for Bourne.
If a deal closes, Berger will be the best attachment right now with out a different ability on board however insiders upload that Matt Damon, who starred as Bourne in 4 of the 5 movies, could be first approached to go back within the iconic position as soon as a script is completed. As at all times, the whole lot must be achieved completely for Damon to even believe coming again to the franchise and that begins with an ideal script and tale and in order of at the moment no dedication from him till all of this is in position.
Just like the Rapid & Livid franchise, Bourne is a vital IP to Common that has resulted in each large box-office bucks in addition to massive important acclaim and is at all times a belongings this is extremely valued on the studio.
As for Berger, his most up-to-date pic All Quiet on The Western Entrance, which was once nominated for 9 Academy Awards, and received 4, together with Highest Global Movie. The movie received 5 BAFTAs together with Highest Movie Now not In The English Language and Highest Director.
Maximum just lately he directed Conclave, written through Peter Straughan from the bestselling guide through Robert Harris, and starring Ralph Fiennes, John Lithgow, Stanley Tucci, and Isabella Rossellini. The movie was once just lately received through Focal point Options for distribution.
At the TV facets, Berger brought about a stir out of doors of Germany with the manufacturing of the sequence The Terror with Jared Harris in 2018, Patrick Melrose (in response to the books through Edward St Aubyn) with Benedict Cumberbatch and Your Honor with Bryan Cranston and Michael Stuhlbarg in the primary roles. Patrick Melrose earned him every other spherical of accolades because it was once nominated for an Emmy in 5 classes, together with Highest Restricted Sequence and Highest Director, in addition to for a Golden Globe for Highest Actor.
In 2019, the sequence received 4 BAFTAs, with Berger awarded a BAFTA for the Highest Restricted Sequence. In 2019, he was once represented on the Berlinale with the film All of the Loving with Lars Eidinger.
He’s repped through Vary Media Companions, CAA and Casartto Ramsey & Friends.