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

Report a problem



Similar News Items

Chris Pine (I)
Kenneth Branagh
Tom Clancy (III)


IMDb.com, Inc. takes no responsibility for the content or accuracy of the above news articles, Tweets, or blog posts. This content is published for the entertainment of our users only. The news articles, Tweets, and blog posts do not represent IMDb's opinions nor can we guarantee that the reporting therein is completely factual. Please visit the source responsible for the item in question to report any concerns you may have regarding content or accuracy.

See our NewsDesk partners