Kenneth Branagh News
10:47 AM 1/16/2014 by Senh Duong
Chris Pine is the latest actor to take over the role of Jack Ryan in the international spy thriller Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit. Since Harrison Ford dropped out of the series, Paramount seems to want to keep the character young. This is the third reboot since Alec Baldwin begin the series with The Hunt for Red October, which was a critical and commercial success -- 95% on Rotten Tomatoes and $122M at the domestic box office.
screenrant.com – Interview by Melissa Molina Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit is the latest addition to the long-running movie franchise brought to life thanks to the books written by Tom Clancy. It’s a new decade, and with it we find ourselves staring at a new interpretation of the CIA operative, this time played by Star Trek’s Chris Pine. 27 weeks 4 days ago via theothersenhman
feedproxy.google.com – I like Chris Pine. He's a strong actor and a movie star--although his reboot of Tom Clancy's signature spy is going to be a test of his marquee value. It's one thing to join the "Star Trek" ensemble and another to carry a movie. The actors in Paramount's latest Jack Ryan foray are fine, from Kevin Costner as Ryan's CIA mentor/recruiter to Keira Knightley as the fetching fiancéin scrubs who wonders if he's lying to her. 27 weeks 5 days ago via donnieyen
Producer Lorenzo di Bonaventura Talks the Challenge of Rebooting the Franchise, Casting Chris Pine, and More on the Set of JACK RYAN: SHADOW RECRUIT
collider.com – As I’ve said many times, while it’s always great to talk to actors, if you really want to find out why certain decisions were made on a film, you always want to talk to the director and the producers. In the case of Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit, the set of which I visited in 2012, the one who provided a ton of information was Lorenzo di Bonaventura (who also produced the Transformers franchise 29 weeks 3 hours ago via jackiechan
fb.indiewire.com – Last night Paramount gave journos in New York a 17-minute sneak peek at their upcoming action tentpole, “Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit.” And there in the flesh, tall, rugged and handsome to introduce the footage, was Chris Pine himself, acting and looking like a regular old dude. To hear it from Pine, this Jack Ryan isn’t your average CIA agent or assassin ala Jason Bourne, Evelyn Salt or Dr. 34 weeks 6 days ago via jetli
comicbookmovie.com – In a story taking place prior to the original Jack Ryan stories, Ryan is a young stock broker working for a billionaire in Moscow before joining the CIA. When the billionaire he is advising frames him for a terrorist plot and kidnaps his wife, Ryan must race against time to clear his name, stop the plot, and save his wife. 38 weeks 1 hour ago via jetli
feedproxy.google.com – Fathers everywhere may have lost their favorite novelist recently with the passing of author Tom Clancy, but the man left a multitude of parting gifts on his way out the door. At least two new Clancy-branded videogames hit shelves in a couple months, and his most memorable fictional character is getting a big screen reboot. 42 weeks 3 days ago via donnieyen
2:11 PM 9/23/2013 by Jeff Giles
The glass slippers have been fitted, the fairies have been godmothered, and the Bibbidi has been Bobbidi-Booed: Disney is officially rolling on its live-action Cinderella, with Kenneth Branagh behind the cameras directing a cast that includes Downton Abbey star Lily James as the titular princess-in-waiting ("Ella" to her friends) and Cate Blanchett as the wicked stepmother.
7:16 PM 8/26/2013 by Jeff Giles
If reports leaking out of recent test screenings are accurate, Paramount's upcoming Jack Ryan movie has got itself a fancy new title. /Film reports that the studio's cut a teaser trailer that's been making the rounds, and although no one's talking about content, it apparently reveals that the superspy's new adventure is called Jack Ryan: