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WATCH: Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit clip and four posters

January 7th, 2014 by Edwin Torres Jr Comments

Paramount Pictures has released a clip for Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit and four character posters featuring  Chris Pine, Keira Knightley, Kevin Costner, and Kenneth Branagh.

Based on the character created by bestselling author Tom Clancy, “Jack Ryan” is a global action thriller set in the present day.  This original story follow a young Jack (Chris Pine) as he uncovers a financial terrorist plot.  

The story follows him from 9/11, through his tour of duty in Afghanistan, which scarred him forever, and into his early days in the Financial Intelligence Unit of the modern CIA where he becomes an analyst, under the guardianship of his handler, Harper (Kevin Costner).  When Ryan believes he’s uncovered a Russian plot to collapse the United States economy, he goes from being an analyst to becoming a spy and must fight to save his own life and those of countless others, while also trying to protect the thing that’s more important to him than anything, his relationship with his fiancée Cathy (Keira Knightley).

It’s an original story written by David Koepp and directed by Kenneth Branagh who also plays the villain, based on the character created by Tom Clancy (RIP). The movie also stars Keira Knightley and Kevin Costner.

The movie comes out on January 17th, 2014 in the US and on January 24th in the UK.


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