The late Tom Clancy‘s novels are famous for the level of technical accuracy and specific details he would insert to give readers a sense of authenticity. So it’s no surprise that Jack Ryan, Amazon’s new streaming series about Clancy’s most famous character, is aspiring to that same level of specificity on the small screen.
In this new Jack Ryan featurette, we take a look behind the scenes at the new John Krasinski-led show and see interviews with the showrunners, military advisors, and more to find out the lengths to which the production went in order to make the audience feel immersed in a grounded, realistic world. Read More »
Amazon Prime held a two-hour panel at Comic-Con highlighting a slew of upcoming shows, including their most marketed series of the convention, Jack Ryan. In the latest adaptation of Tom Clancy’s best-selling novels, Amazon’s Jack is played by John Krasinski, the fifth actor to take on the role (previous Jacks include Alec Baldwin, Harrison Ford, Ben Affleck, and Chris Pine) and the first to play the role in an episodic series instead of a movie. Read on for highlights from the Jack Ryan Comic-Con panel, including our reaction to the first episode. Read More »
Here’s some interesting Amazon casting news from the studio’s panel at San Diego Comic-Con International: Frances McDormand, who just won an Oscar for her fiery performance in Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, will provide the voice of God in the upcoming adaptation of Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett’s Good Omens.
Plus, Noomi Rapace (Prometheus) has joined the cast of Jack Ryan, the action-packed Tom Clancy adaptation that has John Krasinski in the lead role. Read More »
The era of John Krasinski: Action Hero is here. But Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan won’t center on a typical action hero. It will follow the character’s literary origins and show us a Jack Ryan who starts off as a lowly analyst before becoming a covert agent.
The newest trailer for Amazon’s upcoming series gives us a glimpse of Jack Ryan before he becomes the Jack Ryan, the CIA agent created by Tom Clancy and immortalized by every Hollywood Action It Boy from Alec Baldwin to Harrison Ford to Ben Affleck to Chris Pine. Now, Krasinski takes up the mantle. His Jack Ryan begins as a timid desk jockey who gets roped into a dangerous covert mission in Yemen that he never signed up for.
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A Quiet Place may be a surprise hit for director John Krasinski, but he’s not giving up acting any time soon. In fact, he’s just extended his tenure playing CIA analyst Jack Ryan for another season.
Today, Amazon Studios confirmed that Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan season 2 is guaranteed, despite the fact that the first season of the show won’t debut until this summer. Find out more about the second season below, including why Amazon gave it such an early green light.
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John Krasinski‘s ongoing quest to become an action hero continues with the new Amazon series Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan. Adapted from the numerous Tom Clancy books your grandfather reads, Jack Ryan stars Krasinski as a CIA analyst who always ends up in gunfights. A new Jack Ryan Super Bowl trailer shows off the action-packed new series.
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Update: A new Jack Ryan teaser has been released by Amazon ahead of the full teaser trailer premiere at New York Comic Con.
Shows about spies have been a near-constant presence on television since the medium’s early days, and while we’ve seen properties like Get Smart and The Man From U.N.C.L.E. make the jump to the big screen in recent years, Amazon is about to reverse that trend by bringing one of cinema’s biggest spies to TV. The company has just released the first brief teaser for Jack Ryan, based on the Tom Clancy-created character that’s appeared in five movies so far, and you can check it out below. But if you’re looking for your first glimpse at The Office star John Krasinski locked and loaded as the title character, you’ll have to wait just a little while longer.
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This past Christmas, you might have seen Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt look glamorous in space in the sci-fi romance/action adventure Passengers. Apparently whatever Amazon, Platinum Dunes, Skydance Media and Paramount Television saw from director Morten Tyldum in that picture was enough to hire him for a new gig.
Norwegian director Morten Tyldum (who received an Oscar nomination for The Imitation Game) has been brought on board Amazon’s new action series Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan. This marks the first time the titular character, to be played by The Office star John Krasinski, from films such as The Hunt for Red October and Patriot Games will be featured in his own series.
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Just last week, Amazon gave a full series order to Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan, a new series focusing on the recurring CIA analyst character who has been played by the likes of Harrison Ford, Alec Baldwin, Ben Affleck and Chris Pine on the big screen. This time it will be The Office and 13 Hours star John Krasinski in the lead role as he is thrust into a dangerous field assignment for the first time.
All we previously knew about the show’s story was that it would see Jack Ryan uncovering a pattern in terrorist communication that launches him into the center of a dangerous gambit with a new breed of terrorism that threatens destruction on a global scale. But now John Krasinski has revealed some more details about the show, including where inspiration for the story will come from and just what kind of series we’re looking at in terms of scale.
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