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Branagh to direct Jack Ryan

March 27th, 2012 by bash 1 Comment

Variety are reporting that Kenneth Branagh (above) will direct the still-untitled Jack Ryan movie.

Chris Pine will play the Tom Clancy character, previously portrayed on-screen by Alec Baldwin, Harrison Ford and Ben Affleck, in The Hunt for Red October, Patriot Games, Clear and Present Danger and The Sum of All Fears respectively.

Last week saw the departure of director Jack Bender from the project.

Northern Ireland-born Branagh most recently directed Thor.

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