“The Office” actor John Krasinski has just been cast as Jack Ryan in an Amazon series, produced by Graham Roland.
In this reboot, Krasinski's version of Jack Ryan will be a CIA analyst, who ends up on a field assignment after discovering a pattern in terrorist communication.
In a statement, Roy Price, head of Amazon Studios, said, “We're excited to add the Jack Ryan global franchise to our robust originals pipeline. Our customers will enjoy a compelling adaptation of the action-packed spy thriller book series, further raising the bar for the quality level of storytelling that has made Prime Video a leading destination for content.”
Some of the famous names to play Jack Ryan in the past include Alec Baldwin, Harrison Ford, Ben Affleck, and Chris Pine.
Amazon has not released a premiere date for the first season of the series, which will have 10 episodes.