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Amazon’s latest teaser trailer for Jack Ryan features John Krasinski’s take on the popular Tom Clancy character. Ryan was first introduced to the world in Clancy’s 1984 novel The Hunt for Red October, and would go on to star in eight follow-up books by the prolific author. Ryan would first make the jump to theaters in director John McTiernan’s 1990 film adaptation of Hunt, in which he was played by Alec Baldwin.
Jack Ryan has since been the focus of four additional films, including 1992’s Patriot Games, 1994’s Clear and Present Danger, 2002’s The Sum of All Fears, and 2014’s Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit. Although it did decently at the box office, Shadow Recruit drew mixed reviews from both critics and fans. Now, Amazon is gearing up to reinvent the Jack Ryan character once again, this time with a self-titled TV series. Taking over the lead role is John Krasinski, ...
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