Principal photography has begun on Jack Ryan from director Kenneth Branagh, starring Chris Pine, Keira Knightley and Kevin Costner. The film is shooting in New York, Moscow and London and is slated for release late 2013 in the UK & Ireland.
Based on the Jack Ryan character created by bestselling author Tom Clancy, the film is a contemporary action thriller set in the present day. The original story, written by David Koepp, follows a young Jack as he uncovers a financial terrorist plot.
Pine stars as the title character, Knightley as his fiancé Cathy Muller and Costner as Ryan’s CIA handler Harper. Branagh, in addition to directing the film, will take on the role of Russian oligarch Viktor Cherevin.