Producer Frank Marshall told reporters that he's still developing another Bourne movie, but was less sure about future installments of Jurassic Park and The Neverending Story. Marshall spoke to reporters in Philadelphia on Tuesday.
Marshall said that his development company has about 10 projects on the front burner, including the next Jason Bourne film.
"I am moving it forward," Marshall said of the Bourne franchise in a group interview. "We'd like to shoot next year, but it's trying to get everyone's schedules in the right place and getting the script right. We have done pretty well with these scripts that are loosely put together, but I would like the script to be really solid this time before we go forward, so we are spending a lot of time on story."
As for a proposed fourth Jurassic Park sequel? "We'll have to see if they can come up with a story," Marshall said. "We don't have a story yet."
When asked about the rumored Neverending Story remake, Marshall laughed in some frustration. "We love the book," he said. "We've always thought there was an opportunity there to tell a lot of elements that were in the book that weren't in the [original] movie. It's another one where we are still working on the rights. Once we get that, we'll bring on a writer. But it's off in the distance, but it's a great story."
Marshall said a new deal with Sony will soon be another resource for development ideas. "It's been very exciting, because we are looking at their old libraries and looking at things they have that have stalled out and we may get back on track," he said.