(LOS ANGELES-Relaxnews) – The first trailer for the espionage thriller The Bourne Legacy, starring Jeremy Renner, was released online February 8 with the tagline: “There was never just one.”
The fourth installment of the Bourne series, which previously starred Matt Damon as Jason Bourne, centers on a new CIA operative, played by Renner, who is welcomed to the Outcome program.
The action-packed footage shows the new hero fighting with fierce precision, in scenes that follow up the previous films’ situations.
The cast also includes Rachel Weisz (The Lovely Bones) and Edward Norton (The Illusionist) and reprises roles for Albert Finney, David Strathairn, Scott Glenn and Joan Allen.
Tony Gilroy, who wrote the previous Bourne screenplays, takes on directing this film from an original story, based on Robert Ludlum’s novels. He’s also directed thrillers Duplicity and Michael Clayton.
The Bourne Legacy releases August 3 in North America, followed by Australia, the UK, Norway, Sweden and Argentina through August, and rolls out in Russia, Germany, France, South Africa and other markets in September.