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Teaser gives first look at John Krasinski as titular Jack Ryan

So the JACK RYAN franchise has been rebooted more times than CHARLIE'S ANGELS and BATMAN combined, and seemingly to diminishing returns. Not saying there haven't been really good films in RYAN's oeuvre (especially the first three - the one with Alec Baldwin and the two with Harrison Ford ), but the last two (with Ben Affleck and Chris Pine ) weren't as good. And after the financial...
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10.04.2017
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Amazon Prime's Jack Ryan TV series releases new explosive trailer

In a weird way, Tom Clancy creation Jack Ryan might be the closest thing we have to an American James Bond ...in the sense that we have a military hero from an ultra-conservative/nationalist author who has multiple films spanning decades with many different actors portraying him. I mean, it's not a 1-to-1, but it makes a certain amount of sense. If only Ryan's villains...
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09.25.2017
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Amazon's Jack Ryan series will be a 10-hour movie combating ISIS

Amazon is not messing around with their coming JACK RYAN series . They are putting a lot of money into it and making it relevant to the times in an attempt to try to draw in viewership for John Krasinski 's turn as the character.  Speaking with Collider, Krasinski explained that this won't be your typical show but more of a movie told across 10-parts with a...
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08.24.2016
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Jack Ryan TV series starring John Krasinski officially happening at Amazon

So much for Chris Pine 's run as Jack Ryan on the big screen. The character is officially headed to digital content streamer Amazon in series form with THE OFFICE's John Krasinski taking over the role that was also once held by Harrison Ford , Ben Affleck and Alec Baldwin . Amazon has given a green light to a 10-episode first season that Paramount, Skydance and...
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08.16.2016
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John Krasinski will star as Jack Ryan in Amazon's new TV series

The character of Jack Ryan has appeared in five films so far; THE HUNT FOR RED OCTOBER with Alec Baldwin , PATRIOT GAMES and CLEAR AND PRESENT DANGER with Harrison Ford , THE SUM OF ALL FEARS with Ben Affleck , and finally JACK RYAN: SHADOW RECRUIT which had Chris Pine taking on the role. Unfortunately the latest Jack Ryan film squandered its great cast in a sub-par story and it...
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04.29.2016
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Updated: Carlton Cuse's Jack Ryan TV series has found a home at Amazon

UPDATE: Well that didn't take very long, it has now been reported that the Jack Ryan TV series has found a home at Amazon as the streaming service has given it a series order. Will you be watching? Over the course of five films and four actors, the Jack Ryan franchise based upon Tom Clancy 's books has slowly sputtered out. The latest film, JACK RYAN: SHADOW RECRUIT,...
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09.29.2015
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Chris Pine says Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit is one of his deep regrets

JACK RYAN: SHADOW RECRUIT was one of the biggest disappointments of the year. It premiered way back in January, so most folks have already forgotten about it but one person who it has stuck with is star Chris Pine . Pine was the fourth actor to take on the Jack Ryan character after Harrison Ford (PATRIOT GAMES, CLEAR AND PRESENT DANGER) and Ben Affleck (THE SUM OF ALL FEARS). While...
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12.24.2014
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Chris Pine to team up with David Gordon Green for gritty thriller The Line

Chris Pine may not have blown the doors off the Tom Clancy genre with JACK RYAN: SHADOW RECRUIT, but that's not stopping the sometimes Captain Kirk from jumping back into the saddle. Far from it, as Pine actually has quite a few projects on the way this year and has now lined up his next outing, which feels like a nice change of pace for the actor. Pine will next star in THE LINE for...
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01.29.2014
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Cool Videos Exclusive: Top 10 Spies and Secret Agents

With the return on Tom Clancy's popular hero in JACK RYAN: SHADOW RECRUIT, let's take a look back at the best of the best when it comes to big screen secret agents and spies. There are so many to choose from, it could be an unsurmountable challenge, but we here at JoBlo.com like a good challenge. Through painstaking analysis, lots of beers, and some punches thrown, we are prepared to...
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01.17.2014
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Review: Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit

PLOT: The origin story of Jack Ryan, who is forced to go from CIA financial analyst to spy when a Russian banker plans a terrorist strike on New York. REVIEW: All those who lament the continuing trend of reboots being "dark and gritty" will certainly find the quaint old-fashionedness of JACK RYAN: SHADOW RECRUIT refreshing. Though it brings the Tom Clancy character into the...
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01.17.2014
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Two featurettes and a clip from Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit with Chris Pine and Kevin Costner

January is typically a "dead" month for movies, but there's at least one film that looks pretty enticing: JACK RYAN: SHADOW RECRUIT. Directed by Kenneth Branagh (who also stars as the film's villain), the film is based on characters created by the late author Tom Clancy , but the first time they've adapted them without using an actual novel for the source...
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01.10.2014
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Chris Pine gets all Jason Bourne-y in this mega clip from Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit

JACK RYAN: SHADOW RECRUIT has unveiled a new action-packed clip that throws Chris Pine 's titular character right into the conversation with the likes of James Bond and Jason Bourne. Aside from all three of them having names that start with a J, they are also the leading characters in gritty spy franchises. While Jack Ryan has been portrayed on screen by Alec Baldwin , Harrison...
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01.03.2014
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