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The upcoming film based on the characters created by popular novelist Tom Clancy is directed by Kenneth Branagh, who will also play its villain, and is scheduled for theatrical release in December 2013. Starring Chris Pine (Star Trek) in the title role, Jack Ryan follows former Marine turned financial analyst Ryan who while living in Moscow uncovers a terrorist plot to devalue American currency and thus destroy the U.S. economy masterminded by Viktor Stazov, a financial wiz in league with the Russian government. David Paymer, who has starred in a slew of popular television and films projects over his long career including Searching for Bobby Fischer, Payback, Get Shorty, Ocean's Thirteen and Mr. Saturday Night. Recently he directed several episodes of ABC's hit drama series Switched At »

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