Writer to pen next chapter in the franchise.

Universal Pictures has tapped ‘Sherlock Holmes’ and ‘Invictus’ screenwriter Anthony Peckham to provide the script for a fifth outing of the ‘Bourne’ franchise.

Peckham’s script will continue the storyline of Jeremy Renner’s spinoff character Aaron Cross, introduced in the 2012 Tony Gilroy-directed ‘Bourne Legacy.’

Recently there was talk that the studio was looking to bring Matt Damon and director Paul Greengrass back into the fold, but Variety shot down those rumours.

Frank Marshall and Captivate Entertainment’s Ben Smith and Jeffrey Weiner are on board to produce the fifth ‘Bourne’