Script News: Bourne 5, Hanns, Honey

Bourne 5
Andrew Baldwin is set to rewrite Anthony Peckham’s screenplay for the upcoming fifth film in the Jason Bourne series at Universal Pictures.

Justin Lin has been attached to direct the new entry which sees Jeremy Renner set to return as Aaron Cross. No further story details have been revealed. [Source: Variety]

Hanns and Rudolph
Sir Ronald Harwood (“The Pianist”) is in talks to pen the script for a film adaptation of Thomas Harding’s non-fiction WW2 book “Hanns and Rudolf” at The Ink Factory.

The story followed the young Jewish soldier who tracked down and arrested Auschwitz Kommandant Rudolf Hoss who was hiding on a farm in Northern Germany. [Source: Screen]

American Honey
Andrea Arnold (“Wuthering Heights,” “Fish Tank”) has penned and will direct “American Honey” for Parts & Labor, Pulse Films, Man Down Pictures and Film4. Filming begins next summer in the United States.

The story follows a teenage girl who joins a travelling magazine sales crew and gets caught up in a whirlwind of hard-partying, law-bending and young love. Lars Knudsen and Jay Van Hoy will produce. [Source: Screen]