Strathairn Joins Cast Of "The Bourne Ultimatum," "The Spiderwick Chronicles"

by | September 29, 2006 | Comments

David Strathairn is going to be a very busy man. Variety reports the respected character actor is joining the cast of the Paul Greengrass-helmed "The Bourne Ultimatum," as well as the fantasy film "The Spiderwick Chronicles."

In the third of the "Bourne" films, which star Matt Damon as a secret agent with a mysterious past, Strathairn will play the leader of a secret group pursuing Damon’s character. "Spiderwick," directed by Mark Waters, tells the story of a group of children who move into a mansion, thereby discovering a book which leads to adventure. The film also stars Freddie Highmore and Sarah Bolger.

In addition, Strathairn will star in the football film "We Are Marshall" and Wong Kar-Wai‘s first English language film, "My Blueberry Nights."