31 January 2013 10:09 AM, PST | LatinoReview | See recent LatinoReview news »

If blockbuster superhero movies have anymore influence than the bombastic, it’s the popularity of the origin story. Once a character has been established, the audience wants to know how the protagonist started on the road to prominence.

New photos have been released for author Tom Clancy’s most famous character Jack Ryan, who will be featured in the eponymous movie. Playing the titular role is a man who is familiar with filling in the shoes of fictional icons, Chris Pine.

Pine says:

“It’s always a bit overwhelming. What I do know is my job is to do my best to bring whatever new colors I have to these franchises.”

Though it is an origin story with Cold War elements, the creators behind this production tried to give the movie a modern context. “We cheated a little. Mr. Clancy is very aware of and very behind the concept, but »

- Ruben Gonzalez

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