"Watching most spy films while growing up, I had seen a certain way of what that genre was like. Suddenly, I was faced with something that was completely new and I loved that," said Alicia Vikander
"They (my family members) are really good sports. They are great travellers. But I'm excited to finish out this year of work and take a year off and be at their behest for once," said Matt Damon
Paul Greengrass, director of The Bourne Supremacy (2004) and The Bourne Ultimatum(2007) was persuaded to rejoin Matt for the next chapter of the Universal franchise after both men sat out 2012's The Bourne Legacy
"Matt makes Bourne very relatable as an 'everyman', this protagonist who has found his way into this situation and is struggling to find his truth...a balance in who he is," said producer Gregory Goodman.