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JACK RYAN Set Visit Preview: Hanging Out On Set With Kevin Costner - Movies In Focus
I visited the London set of Jack Ryan and spoke to stars Chris Pine and Kevin Costner, producers Mace Neufeld David Baron and Lorenzo di Bonaventura, as well as the film’s director (and co-star) Kenneth Branagh about bringing Tom Clancy’s literary hero to the screen. This is only a short preview of the set visit; we’ll have a much more in-depth piece later in the year, as the release date for Jack Ryan approaches. For now, this is just a taster to whet the appetite for what could be one of this year’s biggest hits. The previous Jack Ryan films (The Hunt For Red October, Patriot Games, Clear And Present Danger and The Sum of All Fears) were stylish thrillers that were critically acclaimed and very successful at the box office; the Ryan character has previously been portrayed on screen by Alec Baldwin, Harrison Ford and Ben Affleck. That’s a tough act to follow, but Paramount Pictures seems confident that it has a winning combination, scheduling the film for release on Christmas Day 2013 and casting Star Trek’s Chris Pine in the lead role. It looks like the film is coming together nicely and everyone seems happy with the work [...]