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This Christmas has a present in store for fans of Tom Clancy: another actor taking a stab at playing the author’s serial protagonist Jack Ryan in the upcoming Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit.

Ryan was previously portrayed on the big screen by Alec Baldwin in The Hunt for Red October, Harrison Ford in Clear and Present Danger and Patriot Games, and Ben Affleck in The Sum of All Fears. This time around he will be played by Chris Pine, who is best known for filling the shoes of another much-beloved character: Captain James T. Kirk in the Star Trek reboot and its followup, Star Trek Into Darkness. Pine has some big shoes to fill, but in the newly-released first trailer for the movie he seems up to the task.

Working for a boss (Kevin Costner) who seems kind of suspect, having romantic difficulties with a significant other (Keira Knightley »

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